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The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

Alice Dowdin Calvillo  being sworn into mayor position by Placer County Supervisor Cindy Gustafson.

Auburn gets a new mayor

Marissa Laucirica, News Editor December 19, 2022

On Dec. 12,  Alice Dowdin Calvillo was sworn into the position of mayor in Auburn, California.  Calvillo has decades of public service experience on both the state and local levels, starting her journey...

Photo of the University of Idaho Administration building.

University of Idaho ongoing investigation to brutal homicide

Marissa Laucirica, News Editor December 13, 2022

On Nov. 13, four students from the University of Idaho were brutally murdered in their off-campus home.  The victims are Ethan Chapin, 20; Xana Kernodle, 20; Kaylee Goncalves, 21; and Madison Mogen,...

Aerial view of Lusail Stadium in Doha, Qatar, where the final will be played.

World Cup uncovered

Andi Mededovic, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Hosted once every four years, the FIFA World Cup is supposed to be a tournament that is full of excitement and unity, bringing together people from all over the world to cheer on their national soccer...

Bob Iger, who is the new temporary CEO of Disney.

Trading Bobs

Trent Thompson, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 13, 2022

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Bob Chapek signed a new multi-year contract with Disney in June. Previously, he led Disney’s theme park and consumer products division. Despite his contract in...

Images depicting Mark and Sharie Winek on the left and Brooke Winek on the right.

Ex-Cop catfishes teen girl and kills her family

Maci Reedy, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

A former Virginia police officer was killed in a shootout on Nov. 25 with San Bernardino County Sheriffs after allegedly killing the mother and grandparents of a 15-year-old girl he had met online and...

The new Twitter CEO Elon Musk, with the Twitter logo in the background.

Elon Musk purchases Twitter, initiates changes

Caleb Leung December 13, 2022

Business magnate Elon Musk recently concluded his acquisition of Twitter, making him CEO of the communications company. The process began on April 14 and ended on Oct. 27. Musk began buying shares...

The people in China actively participating in one of many protests against a restrictive government.

How blank sheets of paper became a COVID protest symbol in China

Erika Moreno, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 13, 2022

Protesters in Chinese cities, angry over Beijing’s “zero COVID” policy, are using blank sheets of paper to get their message across. As demonstrations flared over the past few days, participants...

Logo of the British Broadcasting Corporation.

BBC news reporter attacked by Shanghai police

Lily Harrison, News Editor December 13, 2022

On Nov. 28, during the height of one of the most recent Shanghai protests, BBC journalist Ed Lawrence was arrested and handcuffed by Chinese police. “The BBC is extremely concerned about the treatment...

Walmart manager leaves seven dead after shooting in Chesapeake Bay.

Walmart manager murders six employees in Chesapeake Bay

Zoey Bowers and Casandra Lawson December 13, 2022

On Nov. 21, at a local Walmart in Chesapeake Bay, manager Andre Bing fatally shot six of his workers, and after, did the same to himself.  31-year-old Andre Bing had been an overnight shift lead for...

The United States Supreme Court Building in Washington D.C.

Texas v. Biden

Marissa Laucirica, News Editor December 13, 2022

Right wing states challenge the Biden administration’s plans to focus on immigrants from certain countries over others. Texas v. Biden began in April 2021 when Texas and Louisiana sued the Biden administration...

Mauna Loa, Undated.

Mauna Loa erupting for first time since 1984

Cooper Hicks, Staff Writer December 5, 2022

Mauna Loa has erupted for the first time in nearly four decades, causing an ashfall advisory for Hawaii’s big island and its surrounding waters.  The volcano and its eruption is not threatening downhill...

U.S. midterm elections are finalizing its results – these are the stickers given to voters.

Midterm election results

Marissa Laucirica, News Editor December 2, 2022

Midterm elections overview On Nov. 8, election polls closed for the 2022 midterm elections.  The midterm elections are general elections held during the midpoint of the president's four-year term...

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