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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

Viraj Khetan, Staff Writer

Hey, I'm Viraj! I'm a senior at Oakton, and this is my first year as a staff member for the Outlook. I enjoy following the world of sports, politics and health. I write articles for a sports website, and in my free time I like playing music, watching basketball, and playing with my dog.

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Russell Westbrook sets another record for triple-doubles

Viraj Khetan, Staff Writer | April 29, 2021

Throughout Russell Westbrook’s illustrious thirteen-year career, he has been idolized for many elements of his game - his monstrous dunks, lockdown defense, and visionary leadership. But over the years,...

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Baylor beats Gonzaga to win 2021 NCAA championship

Viraj Khetan, Staff Writer | April 15, 2021

On April 5th, 2021, the Baylor Bears defeated the Gonzaga Bulldogs 86-70 to win their 1st NCAA championship in history. From the starting tipoff, Baylor hit the gas pedal and maintained a high pace of...

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How did the Washington Wizards turn their season around?

Viraj Khetan, Staff Writer | March 11, 2021

Heading into All-Star weekend, the Washington Wizards have encountered the biggest in-season transformation in the NBA. In their first 15 games of the 2020-2021 season, the Wizards went just 3-12 and held...

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Will the Golden State Warriors make the playoffs?

Viraj Khetan, Staff Writer | January 14, 2021

The Golden State Warriors have had an entertaining start to their 2020-21 NBA season. They are currently 6-5, holding the 7th seed in the Western Conference. And while some may have predicted the Warriors...

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Did the Wizards make the right decision?

Viraj Khetan, Staff Writer | December 7, 2020

On December 2nd, 2020, the Houston Rockets traded Russell Westbrook to the Washington Wizards for John Wall and a 1st round pick. Wall spent his entire 10-year career with Washington, earning 5 All-Star...

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Why the 2020 NBA Finals saw the worst ratings in history

Viraj Khetan, Staff Writer | October 18, 2020

On March 11, 2020, Oklahoma City fans were eager to watch All-Star Chris Paul and the Thunder match up against the Utah Jazz and their polished duo of Donavan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert. But shortly after...

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Should Students Go Back?

Viraj Khetan, Staff Writer | October 7, 2020

On March 13, 2020, the decision was made to close FCPS schools indefinitely. It’s now been over 200 days since in-person learning was halted, and as the new school year is igniting to full force, students...

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