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Exploring Oakland’s Hidden Gems!

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Features Editor

March 13, 2020

Good news! Since the infamous groundhog didn’t see his shadow, warm weather is right around the corner! So why not head outside and explore the “hidden gems” around Oakland?  Oakland is known for its abundance of delicious restaurants. From The Porch in Schenley Plaza to Bagel Factory on Sout...

Best Classic Christmas Movies

Annie Snyder '21, Co-Assistant Editor

January 6, 2020

Christmas movies hold a special place in my heart, and every year I enjoy a mixture of classic Christmas movies and more recent Christmas movies. I thought I would share my list of the ultimate classic Christmas movie binge session.   A Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) A bit biased as it is my pe...

An International Christmas

Isabella Viator ‘22, Magazine Editor

January 6, 2020

Throughout our history as human beings, we have always jumped at the opportunity to celebrate. Whether it is in honor of good people, celebrating gods, or remembering an event in the past, there always seems to be a different holiday every day. Out of the hundreds of international holidays that take...

The 12 Gifts of Christmas

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Features Editor

January 5, 2020

The Christmas season is in full swing and the pressure of finding the perfect gift is ON. Are you obligated to buy a Secret Santa gift for someone you barely know? Or maybe you want to give a loved one a meaningful present and seeking inspiration. If either of these examples sound like you, you’ve come t...

Things to do on a Snow Day

Vivian Bui '23, Staff Writer

January 5, 2020

When the weather gets too cold and the roads are covered with ice, schools are sure to have a snow day. Students get some time off school and are able to have a whole day to themselves. Unfortunately, a day off can cause boredom and some might feel like there’s nothing to do. Well, if that becomes yo...

Thanksgiving Traditions at OC!

Emma Rooney '23, Staff Writer

December 22, 2019

I recently got the chance to sit down with three of Oakland’s best teachers: Mr. Patrick Finnegan, freshmen history teacher, Ms. Maggie Ianachione, Freshman English teacher and finally, Ms. Mcburney, Freshmen math teacher. I asked the three individuals a series of different questions about their Thanksgiv...

The Perfect Christmas Cookie

Maya Weaver, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

As the blistering winter weather blows in, sweeping in Christmas music and the rich scent of pine, it’s the ideal time to snuggle inside and enjoy the beginnings of the Christmas season. There’s no better way to do so than by baking up batches of sugar cookies, enjoying the warmth of the oven, and spe...

The Ultimate Holiday Bucket List

The Ultimate Holiday Bucket List

Briana Fulciniti '20, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

If you’re anything like me, you spend most of the days before Christmas break daydreaming about what you are going to do with all of the free time that lies ahead. If you’re even more like me, once that long awaited break has started, you spend a majority of your time re-watching the same old Netfli...

En Guarde: an Inside Look at OC Fencing

En Guarde: an Inside Look at OC Fencing

Brianna Caldwell ‘21, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

Once again, it is that time of year. Time to bring out the foils, warm up the strips, and begin to perfect your en garde. The preparation for the 2020 fencing season has begun!  With the help of coaches, Adam and Lisa Marthens, the Oakland and Central Catholic eagle-vikings have been busy recruiting new te...

Fun Thanksgiving Dishes

Hannah Werner '23 and Grace Kaczmarek '23, Staff Writers

December 13, 2019

Thanksgiving is a great time to be with family and friends and eat lots of good food. Although traditional Thanksgiving foods like turkey and mashed potatoes are good, there are so many more fun and mouth-watering dishes to make.    Try spicing up your turkey with red chile and orange glazed turk...

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