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Death of beloved monarch signals death of British Monarchy

Death of beloved monarch signals death of British Monarchy

Noah Amidon, opinions editor September 9, 2022

For most of the world, Queen Elizabeth II was the only British Monarch they had ever known, but on September 8, 2022, in the middle of the afternoon, Elizabeth II took her last breath and passed away....

Freeing Brittney Griner comes at too great of a cost to the world

Freeing Brittney Griner comes at too great of a cost to the world

Noah Amidon, opinions editor September 4, 2022

On February 22, 2022, Brittney Griner, an American WNBA player was taken into Russian custody on charges of carrying illicit materials into the country. Allegedly, Griner had vape cartridges on her that...

Inconsistency/pandemic robs seniors of traditional high school experience

Inconsistency/pandemic robs seniors of traditional high school experience

Noah Amidon, opinions editor September 4, 2022

In August 2019, OHS saw over 300 new freshmen walk the halls and begin their high school career, with little knowledge of the consistent turmoil they were about to face. With 2019 being the first year...

Battlefield 1 is six years old, and still worth buying

Battlefield 1 is six years old, and still worth buying

Javier Centellas, staff writer August 17, 2022

Recently, I booted up Battlefield 1 for the first time in a while, and to my surprise, the servers were quite active! After playing a few rounds, I could quickly tell why: despite being released six years...

Snapchat+ fails to impress users

Snapchat+ fails to impress users

Ellie Jones, staff writer August 17, 2022

Snapchat has been a very popular app among teens for years, and recently they announced and released a new subscription. The subscription, called Snapchat +, was launched in mid-July and gives users many...

Opinion: Dress code lacks consistency in enforcement, interpretation

Opinion: Dress code lacks consistency in enforcement, interpretation

Winnie Wilson, editor-in-chief August 4, 2022

On August 3rd, 2022, numerous girls, myself included, were met directly outside of our cars and told that we were violating the dress code. We were then ushered to a room in the administration offices...

Pfizer vaccine vials sit atop a table at Oxford Rx, a newly opened pharmacy in the town of Oxford.

Mandate vaccines, not masks

Hayden Walker September 9, 2021

This editorial was originally published in Volume 41, Issue 1 of The Charger. With the current resurgence of COVID-19 cases across the country after a summer of relative normalcy, it’s clear that...

Block schedule does not solve educational problems

Block schedule does not solve educational problems

Hayden Walker, Associate Editor December 14, 2020

  This editorial was originally published in Volume 40, Issue 2 of The Charger. Block scheduling has been the latest of several fads in the American education system in recent years....

Former OHS and Ole Miss wide receiver D.K. Metcalf has strong NFL start

Former OHS and Ole Miss wide receiver D.K. Metcalf has strong NFL start

Aidan Patel, Staff Writer September 27, 2019

On April 26, 2019, former Oxford Charger and Ole Miss Rebel Wide Receiver D.K. Metcalf was drafted in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Seattle Seahawks selected him with the 64th overall pick.  Metcalf,...

Ice Raids show racism at its core

Ice Raids show racism at its core

Lauren Bial, Associate Editor, Opinions Editor September 18, 2019

While the children of immigrants settled in to their first day of school, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, also known as ICE, raided a Koch Foods factory and multiple Peco Foods factories. 680...

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...

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...

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