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Fans of the franchise wait to see if Conklin chooses Conrad or Jeremiah.

Why “TSITP” could end differently from the books

Alisi Tuatonga, Sports Editor September 29, 2023

Whether or not you’re a fan of one of today's best selling authors, Jenny Han,  you have probably heard about her teenage hit series, “The Summer I Turned Pretty.” The basis of the book trilogy...

Due to the popularity of the duo, Oakmont held a Barbenheimer day for spirit week. Students and staff participated by wearing pink or black, representing the aesthetics for the respective films.

Barbenheimer: The trek of an unexpected double feature

Sasha Hulsey, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 28, 2023

On July 21, two of the most anticipated movies of the year released in theaters simultaneously: “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer.” Many believed it would be a battle for the top slot, but instead history...

Rae’s stunning visuals perfectly display the albums aura, and define a new era for her.

Listeners are “Obsessed” with Addison Rae’s new EP

Sasha Hulsey, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 28, 2023

On Aug. 14, Addison Rae released her debut EP titled “AR.” The EP has received positive feedback and has been taking listeners by surprise.  Rae began her career as a TikTok celebrity, but is now...

A small portion of the “Dazed and Confused” ensemble leaning against the Emporium pool hall.

Livin’ to 30 years, man

Brianna Nusom, Editor-in-Cheif September 24, 2023

Alright, alright, alright! The time has come to acknowledge the brilliance and impact of “Dazed and Confused” in retrospect of 30 years. The film takes the audience of the ‘90s and beyond on a slow...

An angel mannequin that resides in Nirvana: Taking Punk to the masses exhibition at Seattles Museum of Pop Culture. Many of these statues have been used as stage prop while touring In Utero.

The birth of “In Utero” to 30 years

Brianna Nusom, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2023

As the face of the grunge movement during the ‘90s, Nirvana stands as a distinguished name in not just the grunge and rock community, but also the universe of music in its entirety.  The Seattle...

YouTubes new addition of incorporating AI technology with the music industry.

YouTube’s principles for their new Music AI Incubator

Goji Diehl, Features Editor September 11, 2023

On Aug. 21, YouTube announced their partnership with Universal Music Group, among other music companies, with the usage of AI tech in the music industry.  “These three fundamental AI principles serve...

Cali and Brianna compile a list of their top songs each month and go in depth with them.

Music of the Month: August

Brianna Nusom and Cali Rowe September 7, 2023

Happy August! We are very excited to resume MOTM. Unfortunately, this is our final year writing this column. Nevertheless, as we enter into the new school year and get adjusted to our new schedules, we’d...

Taylor Swift at the Eras Tour at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on July 28.

Taylor Swift’s “Eras” tour & the US economy

Viktoriya Rotaru, Social Media Editor August 24, 2023

Taylor Swift’s “Eras'' tour stretches across 17 states and five continents with Swift performing at an impressive 131 concerts in total. Despite being in the public sphere since 2006, this tour really...

Oaklands first sight of Greta Van Fleet when the curtain dropped.

Farewell “Dreams in Gold”

Brianna Nusom, Editor-in-Chief August 23, 2023

Michigan-native rock band, Greta Van Fleet (GVF), tour their fourth studio release, “Starcatcher” (2023), filling venues with light, love, and complex musicianship. Established in 2012, the four-piece...

Lil Wayne in San Francisco during the “Welcome to Tha Carter” tour.

Lil Wayne ends his LA show in frustration

Chris Restivo, Staff Writer June 11, 2023

Rapper Lil Wayne left his Los Angeles show abruptly due to the low energy crowd.  His show was held in Wiltern in Koreatown. This was set to be the last show of his “Welcome to Tha Carter” tour. The...

Cover of “The Hunger Games” depicting Katniss’s mockingjay pin.

“Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins

Lily Harrison, News Editor June 11, 2023

In previous reviews, I have mentioned “The Hunger Games'' by Suzanne Collins on a multitude of occasions. If you couldn't tell, I basically worship these books on hands and knees. If I were to recommend...

Cali and Brianna compile a list of their top songs each month and go in depth with them.

Music of the Month: May

Brianna Nusom and Cali Rowe June 8, 2023

Happy May! Unfortunately, this is the last “MOTM” for the school year. We definitely had a blast writing about our favorite songs for the second year as well as the introduction of themes for the majority...

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