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Stories from Oakmont High School
Student builds Sensory Garden to help disabled adults

Valentina Moreno | December 15, 2020

“Don’t forget to stop and smell the roses,” golfer Walter Hagen once said. 

Oakmont senior Peter Constant manifested Hagen’s famous advice very literally, assembling an entire sensory garden…

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Diversify our Narrative in the RJUHSD

Valentina Moreno | October 16, 2020

The emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement this summer has been a catalyst for extraordinary political initiative nationwide, particularly among students. Student led campaign, Diversify Our Narrative…

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A double standard in rap
Arts & Entertainment

Catherine Mendoza | September 18, 2020

The hit song “WAP” by Cardi B, featuring Megan Thee Stallion was released on August 7, 2020 and was met by massive amounts of outrage for its provocative lyrics and subject matter. 

As avid listeners…

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Eat the Rich

Valentina Moreno | September 18, 2020

“Eat the Rich,” a slogan for dissent of  excessive wealth, has permeated into our generation’s social conscious and is just as pertinent as when Jean-Jacques Rousseau first declared, “When the…

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Viking Solidarity with BLM

Valentina Moreno | September 4, 2020

The recent political and social turmoil following the murder of George Floyd has shifted the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement to the center of the world stage, with young activists leading the pack. 

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Taylor Swift shines while telling “folklore”
Arts & Entertainment

Catherine Mendoza | September 3, 2020

The best thing about mystery is how much it provokes curiosity because we naturally want to learn more about things we do not know much about. Taylor Swift’s album “folklore” is drenched in mystery…

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