Oakton Outlook

FCPS goes solar

Wendy Gao, Editorial Board

January 18, 2019

In the words of School Board Member Ryan McElveen, “2018 has been the year of the student activist.” While students across Fairfax County procured notable achievements in areas like dress code reform and climate chang...

Uncle Sam wants YOU to vote this election!

Wendy Gao, Editorial Board

October 9, 2018

For the class of 2019 at Oakton, being a senior brings a number of new privileges. Senior privileges entail leaving school five minutes early on Fridays, going to the cafeteria for Cougar Time, standing at the front of the bleach...

USMCA

Sahithi Jammulamadaka, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018

   USMCA, the new NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement), is the United States Mexico and Canada trade agreement. According to Trump, NAFTA was “the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere” and turned it into “a...

First-hand account of the March for Our Lives

aubrey harrell, Editorial Board

April 23, 2018

  On March 24, thousands from all over the United States came together in Washington DC to take a stand against gun violence. As of late, I have come to the realization that my peers and I are highly capable of making ...

March for our Lives

Ashley Shepard, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives took to the streets of Washington DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools. Student...

Nukes aren’t terrible

Jake Neuffer, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2018

The threat of nuclear war hasn’t been so prominent in the national consciousness since the fall of the Berlin Wall. But Donald Trump’s tweet, where he cleverly uses the threat of nuclear war to imply that Kim Jong Un has ...

Trump fires Tillerson

Trump fires Tillerson

March 23, 2018

Czar of the NRA

Ashley Shepard, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

A day after the Parkland Shooting, the CEO of the National Rifle Association (NRA), Wayne LaPierre, has already turned this tragedy into a way to pit the american people against one another. In his statement, LaPierre began to sland...

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