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Trippie Redd fails to meet high expectations with ‘!’

Trippie Redd fails to meet high expectations with ‘!’

Zeke Yarbrough, Staff Writer

August 23, 2019

On Aug. 9, 2019, Canton, Ohio native, Michael White IV, also known as Trippie Redd, released his sophomore studio album, “!” (pronounced exclamation mark). The album has a run time of 38 minutes and 22 seconds. A highly anticipated release, it peaked at number 3 on the Billboard 200, tying with h...

Students for Alzheimer’s holds third annual tennis tournament

Students for Alzheimer’s holds third annual tennis tournament

Heath Stevens, Staff Writer

August 22, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 17, the Students for Alzheimer’s club at OHS hosted the third annual tennis tournament to benefit Memory Makers, a respite day care center that provides help and activities to people affected by Alzheimer’s.  The tournament was a mixed doubles round-robin style tournament with ...

Game Preview: Northwest Rankin Cougars (0-1) at Oxford Chargers (1-0)

Game Preview: Northwest Rankin Cougars (0-1) at Oxford Chargers (1-0)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2019

For the second game of the season, the Northwest Rankin Cougars will travel north to Oxford for an early season matchup. As one of the most dominant teams in 6A last year, the Cougars will prove to be much more of a challenge for Oxford compared to Charleston last week. Last season, the Cougars finished...

Game Preview: Charleston Tigers (0-0) at Oxford Chargers (0-0)

Game Preview: Charleston Tigers (0-0) at Oxford Chargers (0-0)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

August 14, 2019

The Oxford Chargers will play as host in the first football game of the season as the Charleston Tigers will travel to Oxford for the fall jamboree. The Chargers are coming off of a 9-3 season, in which they made their first 6A playoff appearance. For the Tigers, the 2018 season was also successful,...

OPC Youth Programs empower voices of youth

OPC Youth Programs empower voices of youth

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer

August 12, 2019

All during the year in Oxford, MS, hundreds of children partake in youth programs through the Oxford Park Commission. Director Seth Gaines is in charge of keeping it all running smoothly. ”We have all types of youth programs,” Gaines said. “We have sports programs, recreational programs, outdoor...

2019-2020 Senior Breakfast

2019-2020 Senior Breakfast

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer

August 7, 2019

American Sign Language allows for better opportunities

American Sign Language allows for better opportunities

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Junior Features Editor, Junior Business Manager

April 25, 2019

Around the world many languages are spoken, ranging from Japanese to Arabic to English to Spanish. It has been scientifically proven that learning foreign languages allows different parts of the brain to function and think, and on top of that, languages also allow people to connect with others. Howeve...

OHS Debate Team hosts National Qualifying tournament, Cizdziel advances to nationals

OHS Debate Team hosts National Qualifying tournament, Cizdziel advances to nationals

Grace Logan, Sports Editor

April 1, 2019

OHS Speech and Debate team hosted the National Qualifying tournament last weekend for the state of Mississippi. The team had much success with senior Siena Cizdziel continuing to nationals. “In each state, in each district, we have qualifying tournament in debate, in speech and interpretation ev...

Alliance of American Football will be successful in opening year

Alliance of American Football will be successful in opening year

Edward Brown, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Seven weeks into its inaugural season, the Alliance of American Football (AAF) has been a successful experiment so far in giving players the chance to play professional football. Many football players who never made it the the National Football League (NFL) or were not able to stay on an NFL roster ...

New show ‘Shrill’ relatable, coming-of-age tale

New show ‘Shrill’ relatable, coming-of-age tale

Klaria Holmes, Opinions Editor

March 22, 2019

Hulu’s newest Hulu Original show, "Shrill," is quite possibly what mainstream America has been needing. The show, named after the book it’s adapted from, is the story of Annie, a full-figured journalist who’s trying her hardest to balance her life and self-concept in a world full of people w...

Teacher Feature of the Month: Q&A with Keith Scruggs

Teacher Feature of the Month: Q&A with Keith Scruggs

Heath Stevens, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

The Charger staff sat down with Broadcast Journalism teacher Keith Scruggs, who has been teaching for six years, to learn more about his life and his transition from working at banks to teaching at OHS. Q: What was your childhood like? A: Pretty typical. I grew up in Sardis in Senatobia, M...

Media handles tragedies unprofessionally, often glorifying attacker

Media handles tragedies unprofessionally, often glorifying attacker

Lauren Bial, Associate Editor

March 20, 2019

By the time the gunman began opening fire in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, he had already released his lengthy manifesto and was now live-streaming the massacre through a body cam. The attack was carefully planned, and even more carefully planned to make it go as viral as possible. It cam...

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