The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

Thomas Hunter, Editor-In-Chief

Hello! My name is Tommy Hunter, and I am a senior at Oakton. This is my third year in Journalism but my first year as an Editor-in-Chief. In my free time, I love writing, reading, watching football, playing with my two dogs, and lying about my height.

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Jocelyn Shortle: The Rising Star of Oakton Volleyball

Jocelyn Shortle: The Rising Star of Oakton Volleyball

Thomas Hunter | November 29, 2022

Oakton’s varsity Volleyball team had a stellar season. The team won fourteen out of their nineteen games in the regular season. Winning their first playoff games, the team was playing exceptionally.  Jocelyn...

Abortion Rights Walkout

Abortion Rights Walkout

Tommy Hunter, Editor-In-Chief | May 27, 2022

On Monday, May 9th 2022, a large number of Oakton Students walked out of 5th period return to protest the restrictions on women’s reproductive rights. This walkout was incited by the recent draft opinion...

Bathrooms Locked at Oakton

Tommy Hunter, Editor-In-Chief | May 25, 2022

As renovation has expanded, and the school space has increased, many of the new bathrooms have been locked. These closures have forced many students to turn to less bathrooms which has increased crowding. Oakton’s...

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Donda: a review

Tommy Hunter, Editor-In-Chief | September 22, 2021

Kanye West, a Chicago native, started off as a producer, helping to create songs for Ludacris, Alicia Keys, and Janet Jackson, to name a few. In 2004 he released College Dropout to critical acclaim and...

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Derek Chauvin Trial

Tommy Hunter, Editor-In-Chief | April 15, 2021

10 months after George Floyd was killed, Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged for Floyd’s death, is going to trial. He is facing charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree...

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Supreme Court denies Trump’s motion to block the release of tax returns.

Thomas Hunter, Staff Writer | March 10, 2021

Last week the Supreme Court ruled for the release of former president Donald Trump's tax returns to Manhattan's District Attorney. This is a massive blow to Trump as he has been adamantly against his financial...

Powder puff, the flag football game between the junior and senior class, is being postponed

The Eagles vs Washington Football Team

Tommy Hunter, Editor-In-Chief | January 14, 2021

Last Sunday, the Washington Football Team played the Philadelphia Eagles for a chance to conquer the worst division in NFL history. The New York Giants also had a lot weighing on them this game - If the...

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The last presidential debate in a nutshell

Tommy Hunter and Anna Allred | October 25, 2020

The final presidential debate of this election season was held on Thursday, and almost all of America was watching. In an election year of unprecedented vitriol, the first debate marked a low point for...

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Derek Chauvin Released on Bail

Tommy Hunter, Editor-In-Chief | October 13, 2020

George Floyd was killed on May 25th when Dereck Chauvin, a police officer, kneeled on his neck for 8 minutes; Chauvin was arrested on May 29th, four days after the killing of George Floyd, and is facing...

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Will the NFL Season be Cancelled?

Tommy Hunter, Editor-In-Chief | October 1, 2020

On Tuesday, September 29th, the NFL made a statement claiming seven staff members and eight players for the Tennessee Titans tested positive for COVID-19. The Steelers and Titans game next Sunday is postponed...

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