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President Joe Biden standing near the American Flag, pondering what he is going to do next.
President Joe Biden’s 100 day plan
Jayla Cruz, Staff Writer • March 1, 2021

46th President Joe Biden has taken a very aggressive approach for his first 100 days of Presidency.  Within hours of his inauguration on January 20, President Biden reversed...

Flyer for the RJUHSD scholarship program.
RJUHSD Local Scholarship Program
Marika Alexander, Staff Writer • January 28, 2021

Starting February 1, the local RJUHSD scholarship program will be starting, which will help give seniors the opportunity to earn money for college.  The program in our...

A photo of the Bank of America logo.
Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Student Leader Program 2021
Samantha Loma, Staff Writer • December 17, 2020

Since 2005, the Bank of America Student Leaders Program has given over 2,500 students an opportunity to learn about nonprofit organizations and assist with their development.  If...

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“The Promised Neverland” Season Two Flops
“The Promised Neverland” Season Two Flops
Sam Jourdan, Staff Writer • March 9, 2021

The eagerly anticipated season two of “The Promised Neverland” has been released!  As of now, only six episodes of the newest season have been posted, and drama is...

An example as to what the Gacha mechanic might look like in a game. This one is similar to a gumball machine.
Why are Gacha games still popular?
Adrian Llorin, Staff Writer • March 8, 2021

Gacha games: video games that implement the gacha mechanic. The gacha mechanic has players use in-game currency to receive a random virtual item. Similar to loot boxes...

Who Struck Gold at the Golden Globes?
Who Struck Gold at the Golden Globes?
Diana Beevers, Staff Writer • March 8, 2021

The 78th Golden Globes were held virtually on February 28, 2021. They were hosted by comedians Amy Poehler and Tina Fey.  The nominees stayed in their homes while dressed...

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Senior Morgan Mcfarland who plans to major in biomedical engineering.
Women in STEM at Oakmont
Aubrey Smith, Staff Writer • March 16, 2021

One of the most increasingly prominent aspects of the women's movement is the push for more women in STEM fields. Despite women making up 50.8% of the US population, they...

Isabel with her pin that says "Hello, I have Tourette
Living with Tourette's
Isabel Henderson, Staff Writer • March 15, 2021

As of 2020, 1 out of every 162 kids have Tourette’s Syndrome. I happen to be one of them. I didn’t always have it, as it is a disorder that can be developed. While I haven’t...

Reusable bags have been a great way to try and do away with single-use plastic.
Eco-Friendly Tip of the Week: Bring Your Own. . .
Emmery Schuetz, Staff Writer • March 9, 2021

While out and about, it may be easy to just take the single use item that is offered to you. This can be plastic bags for bringing your groceries home, it could be plastic...

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Varsity Girls running in their first meet since last season.
Back and Better
Isabella Hurley, Staff Writer • March 8, 2021

After almost an entire year of no sports for Oakmont, the cross country team was able to start up again and had their first meet on February 13.  “The team has been...

Senior Davis Tran
Leader of League of Legends
Kate MacPherson, Editor-in-Chief • March 5, 2021

Senior Davis Tran is the highest ranked League of Legends player in the state of California right now, ranked by KDA (Kill-death-assist). Tran plays support and duos with...

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Upcoming NFL Season
Cory Snyder, Staff Writer • March 3, 2021

This upcoming NFL season should be one for the record books. With Brady coming off a Super Bowl win and Patrick Mahomes looking for revenge, a Super Bowl rematch seems...

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People should be rushing to play these new games coming out this Spring and Summer!
Spring-ing into Video Games
Ciaran Henderson, Editor-in-Chief & Staff Writer • February 22, 2021

This Spring is packed tight with big video game releases, probably contributing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the needence to stay home. Regardless, these are some...

One of the variants of eco-friendly floss that you can purchase.
Eco friendly tip of the week: Flossing
Emmery Schuetz, Staff Writer • February 22, 2021

Dental floss is usually kept in a plastic container and these plastic containers litter our environment due to most of them not being recyclable.  They can litter areas...

The album cover for Zayn Malik
“Nobody is Listening”, For Real
Aubrey Smith, Staff Writer • February 22, 2021

Artist Zayn Malik released his newest album, “Nobody is Listening” this past January and it is outrageously British. This is obviously not a good way to review something...

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Oakmont Virtual Fall Rally
Oakmont Student Government October 30, 2020

The Oakmont Virtual Fall Rally has been released! Highlights of the rally include performances by the dance team and the varsity cheer team,...

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