We have officially been in quarantine for a little over two months, and some people may call it a blessing in disguise. We get to not only sleep an unlimited … Continue Reading Perks of Quarantine: Binging Series by: Jada Barnes
To The Class of 2020 from Ayat Chapman Keep following that vision because the result’s bound to be perfect 🙂 To Ms K. Moore and Ms Yarboi from Anonymous Thank … Continue Reading Senior Goodbyes compiled by: Hareem Qureshi
Albeit sooner than I could have anticipated, I have officially sat through my last mind-numbing class, cracked one final joke at my lunch table, and, among other things, departed Oakland … Continue Reading What to do Before Walking Across the Stage by: Tanner Malinowski
At the beginning of the school year, the biggest worry for most seniors was college. Where will I apply? How can I get scholarships? What will be my next steps … Continue Reading Leave A Mark by: Genesis Houston
“Eternal Atake” is the second studio album by Lil Uzi Vert, and it was also one of the most highly anticipated rap albums to be released this year. Fans have … Continue Reading “Eternal Atake” Review by: Sjeani Howard
The year is 2020, and ever since the new year I’ve been reflecting on the previous decade. Every decade as of late has been defined by it’s music, from flapper … Continue Reading The Top 10 Worst Songs of the Decade By Hareem Qureshi
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused the most pain for seniors who just wanted to have the normal high school experience that they have waited 12 years for. Most of the … Continue Reading Destressing for Seniors by Jasmine Harrison
Go outside! Getting outside and doing things has been proven to help your mental health. A lot of people have been feeling down in these hard times, but going outside … Continue Reading 10 Ways to Stay Active and Healthy During quarantine by Amanda Soustek
Have you ever heard the phrase “the past is in the past“ or “my past is coming back to haunt me?” When something in your past comes back to … Continue Reading The Uncharted Territory of Leaving It In The Past by Jada Barnes
What is “home”? What is a community? There are many textbook definitions you can find online about these words, but there are only so many places you can find them … Continue Reading Why Kids Should Want to Come to OM!
The Best Holiday Music for Every Music Sensibility Another year, another stampede of Buzzfeed articles about why Christmas music sucks. Every winter, there seems to be a larger and … Continue Reading Jingle Bells, Carols Sell
Desensitization, a term defined by Dictionary.com as being the behavior modification technique, used especially in treating phobias, in which panic or other undesirable emotional response to a given stimulus is … Continue Reading Are You Desensitized to Violence?
The year is 2018. Kanye West has been blacklisted from a Detroit radio station for the comments made in his TMZ interview, R&B singer Sabrina Claudio has dropped off the … Continue Reading Separating Art From the Artist
The history of the death penalty, otherwise known as capital punishment, may trace back as early as colonial times during the 1600’s in the United States, according to Carol Dwankowski’s … Continue Reading Capital Punishment: Is it Right?
Oakland Mills High School is the home of the Scorpions and is known for its diversity. Those belonging to a large variety of ethnicities, backgrounds, and cultures can … Continue Reading CoEd or Single-Sex Education?
Students who miss 10% of school, or about 18 days throughout the year, negatively affects a student’s academic performance. Whether the absence is excused or unexcused, absence has … Continue Reading How are Snow Days Affecting Students’ Performance in School?