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Layla Solano, Varsity Cheer

November Athletes of the Week

Mara Hankins, News Editor November 18, 2022

Week of Nov. 14 Layla Solano, Varsity Cheer “Layla is one of our senior captains and she is a huge asset to the team. Her positive attitude and strong work ethic are always evident at each game and...

How I learned the true meaning of Thanksgiving

How I learned the true meaning of Thanksgiving

Lindsay Gould, Senior staff writer November 18, 2022

The $20 snow jacket I bought a few days prior was doing little to protect me from the cold. Under the cheap jacket, I was wearing a long sleeve shirt, a short sleeve shirt, a sweater, leggings, jeans,...

Inside the process of athletic rostering

Inside the process of athletic rostering

Mikaela Merilles, Photography Editor November 16, 2022

In every high school sport, tryouts are a series of events where coaches evaluate athletes and decide who makes the team and who is cut. Different coaches have different approaches to their rostering processes...

Could zero period get taken out of the school schedule completely?

Could zero period get taken out of the school schedule completely?

Madelyne Cascione, Senior Staff Writer November 3, 2022

Zero period is the early morning period that some students struggle to get to on time. Teachers have to report all of the students missing class, which has led to leadership teachers – consisting of...

New Wellness Counselor Fatima Hernandez

New Wellness Counselor Fatima Hernandez

Diya Johny and Sophie Silvers October 31, 2022

This year, Oak Park High School has a new addition: the Wellness Center’s new counselor, Fatima Hernandez. Hernandez enjoys being a part of the Oak Park community and spending quality time with her family...

Medea Creek Middle School starts up new journalism program

Medea Creek Middle School starts up new journalism program

Lily Huynh and Megan McCoy October 31, 2022

This year, the Talon Online has added a new section to its website. In addition, the Oak Park High School Talon now has a Medea Creek Middle School Panther Post. Talon News Editor Mara Hankins started...

Opinion: Where is the accountability in politics?

Opinion: Where is the accountability in politics?

Allie Wang, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2022

The United States government is based upon a two-party system, creating a highly polarized environment which engulfs both parties in constant petty squabbling. The weakening of political norms has created...

Opinion: Posthumous literature is exploitative

Opinion: Posthumous literature is exploitative

Andrew Hearst, Opinion Editor October 28, 2022

Flora Wild was murdered in cold blood on November 18th, 2009, after over three decades of a miserable, artificially prolonged life. A character in an unfinished manuscript by prolific author Vladimir Nabokov,...

OPHS Dance Team Captain Jessica Baumann

Profile: Jessica Baumann

Jasmine Lahooti, Guest Writer October 28, 2022

Senior Jessica Baumann cherished her time on the Oak Park High School Dance Team for the past four years. She was captain of the team for both the 2021 and 2022 season. At the senior night game on Oct....

Derica Chiu, Varsity Girls Golf

Quarter 1 fall athletes of the week

Mara Hankins, News Editor October 28, 2022

Week of Sept. 20 Derica Chiu, Varsity Girls Golf “Derica medaled in both matches this week, shooting -1, 35 at Moorpark CC and -1, 33 at Los Robles, helping to bring our league record to 4-0. She...

Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’: what we know so far

Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’: what we know so far

Lindsay Gould, Senior staff writer October 20, 2022

On Aug. 28, at the 38th MTV Video Music Awards, pop sensation Taylor Swift shocked the world with the surprise announcement of a brand-new album. While accepting the video of the year award for her 10-minute-long...

Was ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ supposed to highlight feminism?

Was ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ supposed to highlight feminism?

Madelyne Cascione, Senior Staff Writer October 14, 2022

“Don’t Worry Darling” shocked and enthralled Harry Styles fans; the promise of seeing him on the big screen drew a great deal of attention to this movie. The real question, however, is this: did...

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