Do you know what’s in your food?

Do you know what’s in your food?

Anyone who’s ever read a nutrition label knows that our food supply is full of hard-to-pronounce chemicals. Most are widely recognized as safe, as the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) likes to say, but a few have given scientists cause for concern. For example...
Is Oakland A Big Motivation In Your Life?

Is Oakland A Big Motivation In Your Life?

Some parts of Oakland can be wonderful to visit, take a walk in, or just hang out with friends or family. Other parts of Oakland are dangerous and declared the “war zone” or known as “Baby Iraq.” From my perspective, as I walk through the streets of Oakland, I see a...
Community College… Free?

Community College… Free?

President Obama announced in the State of Union about his action to make community college free, just as free as high school, posting a video saying “Put simply, what I’d like to do is to see the first two years of community college free for everybody...
Tips and Tricks for Surviving High School

Tips and Tricks for Surviving High School

If I could go back in time and slap my 9th grade self, I absolutely would. I was the most annoying, problematic, and close-minded person three years ago. But I’ve grown so much since then and, I want to share my newly gained knowledge with all of you so that you don’t...
Dying Light Review

Dying Light Review

When you take a city, with a pandemic disease in it which causes people to turn into flesh eating zombies, and add a secret operative who can run, jump, slide, and climb anywhere you please; you get Dying Light. Dying Light has a large map but also has a lack of fast...
Girl Power

Girl Power

By: Danielle Thompson High school girls need to be more supportive of each other. Looking around at school, sometimes it seems as if girls are trying to keep each other down. But, as females living in a patriarchal society, there are already many people trying to put...
The Basics: Setting Up A Skateboard

The Basics: Setting Up A Skateboard

So you want to start skateboarding, but you’re not sure where to get a skateboard or which skateboard is best for you. Walking into a skate shop and seeing multiple skateboards of different shapes and sizes can be very daunting. Here are some basic things to know when...
Whats On Your Tray? OUSD Plan For School Lunches

Whats On Your Tray? OUSD Plan For School Lunches

When students are asked what needs improvement in their school, the cliche response is, “the school lunch.” On average, the lunches received by students consist of wilted lettuce, a meat product held together by bread, and a carton of milk. Although this meal may...

Teenage girl self esteem issues

Most girls go through having self esteem problems sometime in their teenage years. Low Self esteem is a thinking disorder in which a person sees themselves. 44% of girls in high school, try to lose weight because of this. Over 70% of girls ages 15 to 17 avoid going to...
Lake Merritt

Lake Merritt

Every inch is beautiful no matter where you are. Open space for dog walkers, joggers and people who just want a nice place to relax and take a walk. Oakland is so concrete and lake merritt is what makes oakland so full of nature and without Lake Merritt many people...