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Saluting the Salutatorian of 2019: Molly Doerfler!

Saluting the Salutatorian of 2019: Molly Doerfler!

Dallas Mercurio '20, Assistant Editor

May 2, 2019

This year’s class of 2019 salutatorian is Molly Doerfler, a hard working, kind-hearted, and thoughtful student, whom I have the honor of calling a friend. Recently I asked Molly some questions regarding her time at OC, her well-deserved honor, and about her feelings for the future. Thank you Molly...

A Sentimental Senior Reflection

A Sentimental Senior Reflection

Clara Albacete '19, Editor in Chief

May 2, 2019

The end of another school year. A sentiment I’ve heard echoed across the senior class this year was that the days passed very slowly, but the year has flown by. As a senior, reaching the end of the school year is bittersweet. We’re all beyond ready to leave high school and start college, but it is st...

Stand Together: OC’s New Mental Health Awareness Club

Stand Together: OC’s New Mental Health Awareness Club

Rylee Stager '20, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019

A NEW CLUB FOR OC! Allegheny County’s Office of Behavioral Health has teamed up with middle and high schools across the Pittsburgh area to promote Stand Together, a club that aims to increase education and awareness towards peers and adults with mental illness and/or substance use disorders. The fo...

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

Sofia Pugliano '21, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019

Black History Month is annually celebrated in the month of February and is dedicated to recognizing the achievements of black Americans and understanding their significant contributions to our country. The official government website of African American History Month says it was a created as a "tribute ...

A Glimpse of Greatness: Speech and Debate Team Celebrates Major Successes

A Glimpse of Greatness: Speech and Debate Team Celebrates Major Successes

Emma Holtz '20, Assistant Editor

March 9, 2019

“Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy.” These moving words, first spoken by Civil Rights activist Jesse Jackson, continue to be practiced today by the Oakland Catholic Speech and Debate Team, who achieved enormous success this season. Members train extensively at...

Spirit Week: A Changing Perspective

Spirit Week: A Changing Perspective

Clara Albacete '19, Alison Sinicki '22, and Haley Moreland '22

March 8, 2019

Disclaimer: the following views expressed below do not intend to encompass the opinions of the entire Freshman or Senior classes. One of the biggest events celebrated here at Oakland Catholic is Spirit Week! We decided to take a look at a Freshman and Senior perspective on this much anticipated time...

A Quest For Oakland’s Best Hot Chocolate

A Quest For Oakland’s Best Hot Chocolate

Isabella Viator '22, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018

With this crazy Pittsburgh weather and the Holiday season coming up, people are getting back into their winter routine. When you’re an Oakland Catholic student, walking around in the snow is inevitable, and sometimes all that sounds good is a festive cup of hot chocolate. Luckily, we are in the center o...

Cross Country Star Commits to Yale!

Cross Country Star Commits to Yale!

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Features Editor

December 8, 2018

There are many student athletes at OC who continue to pursue their sport in college. Among those talented students is senior Hannah Schupansky, who committed to Yale for cross country and track. I recently had the chance to interview Hannah about her thoughts on running and the recruitment process: ...

OC Crew Crushes their Fall Season!

OC Crew Crushes their Fall Season!

Emma Holtz '20, Assistant Editor

December 8, 2018

Another year, another amazing start for the Oakland Catholic Crew Team! September rolled around quickly, bringing crisp autumn air and endurance workouts with it. We welcomed 11 new novice members to the Crew Family! Under the guidance and experience of their coaches, the novices practiced on the wa...

There is Hope: A Comprehensive Guide for Dealing with Depression and Suicidal Thoughts

There is Hope: A Comprehensive Guide for Dealing with Depression and Suicidal Thoughts

Kavya Weaver ‘20, News Editor

October 15, 2018

  To preface this article, we want to provide the most important information first: where to get help. If you are having suicidal thoughts or experiencing other forms of severe emotional distress, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. This lifeline provides free and confidential emot...

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