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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, who played football for OHS from 2012 through 2016 and 49 games, recorded 224 receptions f...

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 immigrants were arrested, many of whom with children. Suddenly, many children were left with no guardian....

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...

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 ...

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...

Browns make right decision with Hunt, deserves second chance

Browns make right decision with Hunt, deserves second chance

Eli Solinger, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Kareem Hunt, former NFL running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, was cut by the team last season after a video surfaced of him kicking a 19–year–old woman. On Monday, Feb. 11, he got a second chance as he was signed to a one–year contract with the Cleveland Browns. Hunt, who played college footba...

Forget your phone, drivers should be focused on road

Forget your phone, drivers should be focused on road

Eve Gershon, Features Editor, Business Manager

February 22, 2019

Pretend you’re reading this article. Now, what just happened in the room in front of you down to the last movement? Missed something? Not sure? Maybe you should have been paying attention. It’s the same when you’re driving. You can’t possible be completely focused on the road if you’re also...

Tiger Woods: Back and better than ever

Tiger Woods: Back and better than ever

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

With his 80th PGA Tour win last weekend in Atlanta, Tiger Woods is out of his “slump” and is back to playing the golf he was playing years ago. He has not won since 2013, and this was one for the books. Woods has continued to play after several surgeries, including four back, correcting issues...

Sexism is not the problem, Serena, you are

Sexism is not the problem, Serena, you are

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018

Tennis legend Serena Williams made headlines on Saturday, Sep. 8 with her outburst during the 2018 U.S. Women’s Open final versus 20-year-old phenom Naomi Osaka that eventually led to her being fined $17,000. Williams burst into a fiery rage after being assessed three penalties by chair umpire Carlos...

Scrap the trash, put the recycling where it belongs

Scrap the trash, put the recycling where it belongs

Eve Gershon, Features Editor

April 4, 2018

The lack of recycling at Oxford High School has gone on for long enough. It is time that we make a change and start putting the plastics where they belong. Everyday at school, I watch in dismay as students in my classes place their water bottles and cardboard boxes straight into the trash without ...

Student debt is constantly increasing issue, follows students for lifetime

Student debt is constantly increasing issue, follows students for lifetime

Karina Patel, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

As the end of the year approaches, seniors and juniors are looking at their futures after high school. While many students plan to attend college, how are they are planning to pay for the amount of student debt that many are bound to have throughout their college experience? Some students don’t think...

Learning languages earlier provides broken barriers, new knowledge

Learning languages earlier provides broken barriers, new knowledge

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

Besides race and ethnicity serving as cultural barriers are the differences in language. History has taught that when barriers are overcome, not only is a person’s knowledge increased but so is their open-mindedness. Limiting learning a language to when students are in high school limits the abil...

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