Oakton Outlook

Why the coronavirus vaccine will take months to commercialize

Grace Park, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

   The coronavirus (COVID-19) has been spreading all around the world. At this moment, more than 3,822,000 people have confirmed cases, and 265,100 people have died according to the worldometers website. The coronavirus is aff...

Ramadan During Quarantine

May 18, 2020

Ramadan is a holy month in Islam that 1.7 billion Muslims around the world celebrate for thirty days every year. Each year, relatives and family friends have iftar parties. But quarantine has made some major changes to our regul...

Supreme Courts rule on jury majorities.

Isabel Knipping

May 8, 2020

  On Monday, April 20th, the supreme court ruled that in order for a defendant to be convicted in serious crimes the jury ruling must be unanimous, according to the Washington Post,.  This applies to state and federal co...

Lives of teenagers during the COVID-19 pandemic

May 7, 2020

Image Courtesy of Unsplash As people around the world begin to adjust to their new routines, or lack thereof, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, teens feel as if they are dealing with more stress than normal. Altho...

Delicious Traditional Irish Food To Share With The Family

Elene LIpartiani, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

Although it's long past St. Patrick's day, the quarantine is a perfect time to enjoy some of the dishes that many families set out to prepare and enjoy as a celebration of Irish culture. The holiday itself stems from one of Irelan...

Portrayal of High School: Media vs Reality

Kinsey Clements and Sameeha Khan, staff writer

April 23, 2020

The entertainment industry produces films and TV shows that influence young adolescent’s perspectives on the ideal high school experience. Movies, such as Mean Girls, lead pre-teens to believe in a social hierarchy based on ...

Oakton Cheerleaders review Netflix’ Cheer

Isabel Knipping

April 23, 2020

Get ready to have what you think about cheerleading challenged. Netflix’s 6 part docuseries Cheer follows the Navarro College cheer team as they practice and prepare for the biggest competition of the season at Daytona Beach,...

Giannis is the Best Player in the World

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

Giannis Antetokounmpo won the NBA Most Valuable Player award last season, yet he’s found a way to be better this year than last. He has increased his numbers in every category, and is sporting the best player efficiency rati...

President Trump Pardons Eleven Convicted Criminals

Lindsay Greenspan, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

In the United States, nobody is above the law. However, President Trump has recently strained the presidential powers to their maximum potential to avoid this initial statement’s application to himself. Trump has recently pardoned or commuted the sentences of eleve...

MSA Annual Arabian Night

Nour Al-Kaaby, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

  Oakton’s Muslim Student Association is holding an annual fund-raising event this Friday with henna, performances, food and more. This annual event will be taking place in the cafeteria after school February 21st. Admission...

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