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Gov. Gavin Newsom signs new bills to reduce gun violence

Ava Harris and Lindsay Gould September 29, 2023

On Sept. 26, Governor Gavin Newsom signed three bills targeted at reducing gun violence. They implement an 11% state tax on guns and ammunition to pay for gun safety measures in schools. While the federal...

Students, parents and faculty gathered on the tennis courts to support the Athletic Booster Club’s first tailgate event.

Athletic Booster Club holds its first-ever tailgate

Mara Hankins and Anika Ravilla September 28, 2023

Before the kickoff of the Eagles’ second home game of the season, neon-clad students, parents and faculty gathered at the tennis court parking lots for Oak Park High School’s first-ever tailgate event....

First-ever hearing on the discovery of alleged alien remains takes place in Mexico

First-ever hearing on the discovery of alleged alien remains takes place in Mexico

Sydney Herstein and Olivia Papanicolaou September 28, 2023

The first ever hearing discussing UFOs and non-human life occurred in Mexico’s Congress on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Jaime Maussan, a researcher specializing in findings related to UFOs, presented what he believes...

OPHS welcomes Chinese teacher Ling Zhu

Brooke Herstein and Bing Heine-Van Fossen September 28, 2023

New Chinese teacher, Ling Zhu, teaches all levels of Chinese from Chinese I to AP Chinese in room H3. Being the new and only Chinese teacher at Oak Park High School, Zhu hopes to make a positive impact...

JD Slajchert, author of Moonflower

Honoring Luc Bodden Day with ‘Unity’

Lily Huynh and Ava Harris September 28, 2023

Every Sept. 14, the Oak Park community comes together to celebrate Luc Bodden Day. Luc was a student at Red Oak Elementary who sadly died from Sickle Cell Disease at the age of 10 in 2016. Luc would have...

How the community commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month

Justine Picard, Senior Staff Writer September 21, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month begins on Sept. 15 and continues through Oct. 15. This month honors the culture, history and independence day of American citizens with Hispanic ancestry. Thousand Oaks is hosting...

The ComedySportz judging panel at tryouts.

ComedySportz begins their 2023-2024 season

Natalie Baghdanian, News Editor September 20, 2023

Oak Park High School’s ComedySportz team is back for the new year. Tryouts were held on Sept. 12 and 13 at 6:30 p.m. in room G9 and decisions were posted Wednesday night after callbacks. According to...

Construction progress near the Lindero Canyon and Kanan Road intersection.

Construction on Lindero continues into the 2023-24 school year

Sophie Casazza, Senior Staff Writer September 19, 2023

Lindero Canyon Road has undergone construction since fall 2021 for the Calleguas-Las Virgenes interconnection project. This project aims to connect the Calleguas and Las Virgenes water agencies to avoid...

Oak Park High School hosts its annual Club Week

Penelope Kladopoulos, Opinion Editor September 15, 2023

This week, Oak Park High School took on its annual club rush with hundreds of eager students flooding the pavilion. Club week at OPHS is serious business: decorated boards line the rows of tables and club...

Image depicting flooding throughout Libyan cities

Multiple dams burst in Libya causing catastrophic flooding

Sophie Casazza, Senior Staff Writer September 15, 2023

A Mediterranean storm hit Libya on Sept. 12, causing dams to overflow and flood multiple eastern cities, wiping out a quarter of the coastal city, Derna.  At least 6,000 are dead and another 10,000 are...

Jenni Hermoso, women’s national team player involved in the scandal

Spain Federation fires coach of women’s national team succeeding Rubiales’ kiss scandal

Sophie Casazza and David Ross September 13, 2023

The Royal Federation of Spanish Football fired coach Jorge Vilda for defending RFEF President Luis Rubiales’ alleged non-consensual kiss of women’s national team player, Jenni Hermoso.  Vilda was...

Photo illustration depicting oil drilling in Alaska

Biden Administration cancels Trump’s drilling leases in Alaska

Sophie Casazza, Senior Staff Writer September 12, 2023

The Biden Administration announced their cancellation of oil and gas drilling across 13 million acres of Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve on Wednesday, Sept. 6. The administration previously announced...

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