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Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

TJ Parrillo

TJ Parrillo, Staff Writer

I am a senior at Oakton, I have been a staff writer for two years at the Oakton outlook. I enjoy writing for the lifestyle and opinion section. I have many hobbies such as playing hockey at Oakton and writing reviews on movies outside of the outlook.

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Senior Internships

TJ Parrillo, Staff Writer | April 8, 2024

It's the time of year when seniors decide if they would like to complete the last parts of their education or begin their first steps of adulthood by getting an internship. It's an important decision...

Who Is Killer Mike?

TJ Parrillo, Staff Writer | February 29, 2024

   The rap category for Grammys has never been far from controversy. From allegations of racism to non-rap albums being nominated, massive upsets are no stranger to rap fans every year at this award...

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Hypocrisy In The House Of Representatives?

TJ Parrillo, Staff Writer | October 6, 2023

On September 10th of this year, one of the strangest things to happen to a United States representative occurred. Lauren Boebert, a Colorado representative, was found in the audience of an all-ages performance...

Image with permission of Unsplash

The Big Barbenheimer

TJ Parrillo, Staff Writer | September 26, 2023

July 21, 2023: a day that will live in cinematic history. Oppenheimer, Barbie, and sleeper hit Who Cloned Tyrone. While Who Cloned Tyrone flew under most people's radar, Oppenheimer and Barbie are two...

How To Stay Paid While Having Fun

TJ Parrillo, Staff Writer | June 15, 2023

As the school year winds down and the summer sun beckons, high school students find themselves faced with a golden opportunity to step into the world of work. Summer jobs not only provide a chance to earn...


TJ Parrillo, Staff Writer | March 21, 2023

The Oscars, known by some as a film buff's yearly ritual to complain about anything they want, could still lack purpose or perspective. Are they simply a popularity contest? Or do they only choose movies...

Albums to Get You Into the Fall Spirit

TJ Parrillo, Staff Writer | October 26, 2022

Fall is the perfect time of year. The temperature allows people of all ages to be cozy by choice, not by force. Fun holidays like Thanksgiving and Halloween are just around the corner, and what better...

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