The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

Prime Minister Liz Truss announced that she will resign after a series of controversies.

Prime Minister Liz Truss resigns

Aidan Cusack, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

UK Prime Minister Liz Truss announced on Thursday that she will resign from office. Her 44-day term as Prime Minister will be the shortest in UK history. Truss’ resignation was sudden, but not unexpected....

Biden announced on Thursday that people federally charged with simple marijuana possession will be pardoned.

Biden pardons simple marijuana possession

Aidan Cusack, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

President Joe Biden announced on Oct. 6 that all Americans charged with simple marijuana possession from the federal government will be pardoned.  Although Biden campaigned on decriminalizing marijuana,...

Families gathered at Beacon Baptist Church after shooting to mourn over the five dead.

North Carolina shooting leaves families devastated

Casandra Lawson, Social Media Editor November 8, 2022

The shootings first started when the 15-year-old suspect Austin Thompson shot his 16-year-old brother James Thompson. According to Raleigh’s police chief, the shootings left five dead. Police found...

House of Oliver restaurant Roseville location, owned by Matthew Oliver.

Roseville councilmember files defamation lawsuit against Matthew Oliver and Aaron Park

Marissa Laucirica, News Editor November 7, 2022

ROSEVILLE, Calif. - council member Scott Alvord filed a defamation lawsuit against House of Oliver owner, Matthew Oliver, and local political blogger, Aaron Park.  The claims were defamation, false...

Students using the “Viking Horns” hand sign for the Alma Mater, at a school rally.

Oakmont hand sign identical to that of infamous gang

Caleb Leung, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

Several students at Oakmont have pointed out that the “Viking Horns” sign is indistinguishable from the “Devil Horns” sign of La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, an international criminal gang based...

Whitmer High School front campus.

Whitmer School shooting in Toledo, Ohio

Enerel Buyanzul, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

On Friday Oct. 7, at a high school football game in Toledo, Ohio, two shooters opened fire into the Whitmer student section. This led to injuries to Maurice Winfree, a 21-year-old Toledo resident, Breanna...

Mock trial strengthens its ability to perform a real trial.

Mock trial team gets new lawyer coach

Shakeela McCay, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Going a step further towards enacting the reality of a court case, this past year, our Oakmont mock trial team acquired a lawyer, Dennis Seley, to coach the trial members.  This would hopefully serve...

The Onion office in the heart of the city.

The Onion Supreme Court Brief

Marissa Laucirica, News Editor October 26, 2022

The Onion is a satirical newspaper organization and digital media company covering international, national, and local news.  Today, The Onion has grown to be one of the most noteworthy organizations...

Wesley Brownlee charged for three of the Stockton serial murders.

Suspect of Stockton serial killer

Casandra Lawson, Social Media Editor October 24, 2022

As of Oct. 15 at 2 a.m., Stockton police caught a possible suspect related to the Stockton serial murders.  Officials arrested a 43-year-old male named Wesley Brownlee. They believe he was on a hunt...

New York’s largest fentanyl raid in history sees nearly $9 million seized.

300,000 ‘rainbow fentanyl’ pills seized in the Bronx

Matty Hauth, Copy Editor October 17, 2022

On Thursday morning, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced the seizure of roughly 300,000 “fentapills” and 20 lbs. of fentanyl powder during a raid in the Bronx, New York. These pills...

Photo captured of suspected serial killer.

The Stockton serial killer

Casandra Lawson, Social Media Editor October 17, 2022

As of Oct. 4, there have been seven shootings that have been linked to the Stockton serial killer, only 66.3 miles away from Roseville. The Stockton serial killer has been committing murders since April...

The memory of Mahsa Amini is preserved in Stuttgrat, Germany.

Revolutionary protest in Iran

Marissa Laucirica, News Editor October 14, 2022

22-year-old Mahsa Amini died mysteriously after being detained by police for wearing her headscarf improperly. Her death marks the beginning of human rights protests.  In Iran, head coverings are one...

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