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The Gamut

The Gamut

The Gamut

AB-288: The California State Legislature passed a new bill this August, preventing colleges from reducing financial aid because of private scholarships.
California bans scholarship displacement
Theoden Melgar, Sports Editor • December 19, 2022

The California State Legislature passed AB-288 in August 2022, affirming students’ rights to financial aid and private grants. Previously,...

Learning New Skills: Biotechnology students at an Edwards Lifesciences work experience from AIME learned about medical equipment and presented projects to the CEO.
Work-based learning AIMEs students in the right direction
Trisha Phan and Justin Le December 16, 2022

Anaheim’s Innovative Mentoring Experience (AIME) is an AUHSD program that facilitates student growth throughout the district. Partnering with...

Above and Beyond: Joshua Jang (10) takes on vice president of OA ECO club, one of his seven clubs this year.
Joshua Jang: Oxford Academy’s STEM Genius
Rachel Yoon, Staff Artist • December 16, 2022

Having already completed Calculus AB in 4th grade, sophomore Joshua Jang is well ahead of the typical 10th grade curriculum.    Jang...

California bans scholarship displacement
Theoden Melgar, Sports Editor • December 19, 2022
Joshua Jang: Oxford Academy’s STEM Genius
Rachel Yoon, Staff Artist • December 16, 2022
The Line: Saudi Arabia’s plan for a futuristic city
Michelle Choy, Assistant News Editor • December 16, 2022
Daylight saving time here to stay?
Miriam Santos, Staff Writer • November 17, 2022
Bridging cultures with Oxford's Japanese Club
Trisha Phan, Lifestyle Editor • December 16, 2022
Cultural Desserts To Sweeten Your Holidays
Nathan Perera, Staff Writer • December 16, 2022
A&E
Christmas Movies Should Not Be Copy-Pasted
Christmas Movies Should Not Be Copy-Pasted
Lavanya Shyamsundar and Zoharys Jaen December 16, 2022

As the mid-December frost begins to fill the air, there’s nothing like warming up with a fluffy blanket, a comforting cup of hot cocoa, and...

Music’s Biggest Night of the Year: The Grammys
Music’s Biggest Night of the Year: The Grammys
Mikaela Woo, Staff Writer • December 16, 2022

This year’s best guesses for who will take home the Big Four trophies at the 65th annual Grammys.  Music’s most prominent annual award...

Behind The Scenes with Selena Gomez in “My Mind & Me”
Behind The Scenes with Selena Gomez in “My Mind & Me”
Laura Liu, Editor in Chief • December 16, 2022

Singer, actress, and film producer Selena Gomez rose to fame with her breakout role as Alex Russo on the Disney Channel series, “Wizards of...

Jump Ball: In a Dec. 3 home game against Pacifica High School, junior Ella Pace jumps for the ball, alongside freshman Mindy Dang, sophomore Ashley Ventura (23), senior Evonne Nguyen (5), and senior captain Elizabeth Kim (11).
Sports
Bouncing back with Lady Patriots' Basketball
Justin Le and Mikaela Woo December 16, 2022

It’s girls basketball season again! Throughout their preseason, these Lady Patriots have been practicing extremely hard, and they’re ready...

Sports
Gold to return to Oxford for 2023-2024
Christian Festin, News Editor • December 15, 2022

Golf makes its long-awaited return to OA in the 2023-2024 school year during the spring season. The sport’s comeback, five years in the making,...

Kicking Off: Junior Miguel Alcala and the soccer team prepare for the upcoming season with some motor drills.
Boys Soccer Opens New Season
Nandita Bussa, Staff Writer • November 17, 2022
Wild Card: In their first CIF game, the girls return home with a successful 10-8 dub, coming out victorious after successive ties.
A Step Further: Girls Tennis
Zoharys Jaen, Staff Writer • November 17, 2022
Michelle Steels win: A loss for Asian Americans
Michelle Steel's win: A loss for Asian Americans
Anjali Suva, Senior Staff Writer • December 19, 2022

With the onset of the Nov. 8 midterms, Northern Orange County saw the rise of two Asian-American candidates — Michelle Steel (R) and Jay Chen...

Disastrous Decision: Elon Musk finalizes his plans to buy Twitter
The Downfall of the Blue Bird; Twitter’s Ugly Musk Mess
Eshmom Haque, Staff Writer • December 19, 2022

From Nov. 4 to Nov. 8, Elon Musk sold 19.5 million Tesla shares to acquire Twitter for $44 billion. Stemming from Musk’s evaluation that the...

Unveiling the ugly truth behind beauty pageants
Unveiling the ugly truth behind beauty pageants
Justin Le, Staff Writer • December 19, 2022

A staple of American culture for over a century, beauty pageants have charmed their way into popular culture. Creating platforms to openly judge...