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During the Oakmont VS Roseville football game, athletes were playing through the hazy air.
How Does Smoke Affect Athletes' Futures?
Trent Thompson, Staff Writer • September 3, 2021

Wildfires have been rampant in California recently, forcing many to evacuate their homes, and filling the sky with hazardous smoke, and affecting the air quality. Coaches...

Distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines have been widened among the California region. Learn where you can get vaccinated at the links below the article.
The Latest on COVID-19 Vaccines
Gabby Ortiz, Staff Writer • April 23, 2021

It has been well over a year since the pandemic started and it is safe to say that every single person wants to return to a normal life. The COVID-19 vaccine is now becoming...

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...

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“A Court of Silver Flames” by Sarah J. Maas at Barnes and Noble
Sarah J. Maas’s Newest Fantasy World
Laurie Lencioni, Staff Writer • September 3, 2021

“I wish for us to have the courage to go out into the world when we are ready, but to always be able to find our way back to each other. No matter what,” by Sarah J. Maas...

A promotional picture for the first season of the show,

Courtesy of Kana Akatsuki, Kyoto Animation, and Netflix
The meaning behind "I love you"
Marika Alexander, Staff Writer • May 24, 2021

“Violet Evergarden” is a story that was originally written as a light novel by Kana Akatsuki and then was adapted into an anime by Kyoto Animation. The anime currently...

How Dream went from streaming Minecraft to speedrunning the internet
How Dream went from streaming Minecraft to speedrunning the internet
Nova Roden and Sam Jourdan May 16, 2021

From 1 million subscribers to 20 million in under a year and a half, now a well-known name in the gaming community: Dream. Currently one of the biggest influencers on the...

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Back on Schedule
Back on Schedule
Genn Muller, Staff Writer • August 25, 2021

Everyone knows that the last two years of being locked in our homes were beyond foreign, as well as difficult for the built-in schedule and strict guidance of our daily life...

Sandra Gallegos, ASB Teacher
Introducing Mrs. G!
Sophia Earnest, Features Editor • August 23, 2021

This year Oakmont’s Vikings are delighted to welcome their newest teacher, Mrs. Sandra Gallegos, who will be taking on the hearty position of Activities Director.  After...

Cheering for the future
Cheering for the future
Emma Stephens, Staff Writer • May 25, 2021

All Star cheerleader Jocelyn Leicester, a sophomore at Oakmont High School, is very involved in the Oakmont community.  Leicester has been cheering for a very long time and...

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Oakmont’s fierce water polo players battling it out in the pool.
Oakmont Girls’ Water Polo Team Wins Victory Over Roseville Tigers
Teagan Fair, Staff Writer • September 3, 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 1, the Oakmont girls water polo team faced the Roseville Tigers and won, 14-9. The coach blew his whistle and two equally determined teams were off...

Ella Pock (4) and Chloe Kelly (14) secure a spectacular block against Vista.
Vikings’ Varsity Coming Home
Sophia Earnest, Features Editor • August 27, 2021

On August 24, the Oakmont’s Varsity Girls Volleyball team played their second game of the season against Vista del Lago on Viking territory. Varsity followed the...

The Oakmont varsity football team make their entrance into the first game of the year.
Oakmont football makes much anticipated return
Anirudh Mepperla and Remi Royer August 27, 2021

On Friday, August 20, the Oakmont varsity football team played its first game in front of a home crowd since 2019, eventually falling to Roseville High School  7-42.  In...

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Combating anti-asian hate
Combating anti-asian hate
Aubrey Smith, Staff Writer • May 4, 2021

Some might consider an increase in anti-Asian hate crimes as an unforeseeable consequence of the Coronavirus pandemic, but that is a naive take on the social-political climate...

Benefits of lifeguarding as a summer job
Benefits of lifeguarding as a summer job
Megan Hales, Staff Writer • May 3, 2021

There are many different jobs that students take to earn money, and many decide to work during the summer because they are not busy with school.  The most reliable way...

A WWE logo is shown on a screen before a news conference October 11.
WrestleMania XXXVII Review
Isabel Henderson, Staff Writer • April 12, 2021

It’s almost humorous how the first WWE event with a crowd in a year was delayed an hour because of rain in Tampa, Florida. WrestleMania is a wrestling fan’s Super Bowl....

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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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