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“They Both Die at the End”: A Story of Life, Love, and Death in 24 Hours

Mandy Yu, Parent and Alumni Associations Beat Reporter February 24, 2021

“I regret to inform you that sometime in the next twenty-four hours you’ll be meeting an untimely death.”  In an alternate reality from Adam Silvera’s  They Both Die at the End, the company...

President Biden signing an executive order in the Oval Office. Wikimedia Commons

What Does OHS Think? The Biden Presidency

Maria Lim and Kaveri Udupa February 10, 2021

 In November 2020, the OHS Observer published an article listing the different opinions international students of OHS hold on the 59th presidential election. The election was dubbed as the “most important...

A single black star stands out from a golden poster, illuminated by marquee lights as yellow as the taxis driving by. Overlaid on top of the star in bold white letters: Hamilton: An American Musical.

Hamilton: A Musical of the People, by the People, for the People

Ester Weinhardt, Clubs, Achievement, and Student Life Beat Reporter February 3, 2021

A single black star stands out from a golden poster, illuminated by marquee lights as yellow as the taxis driving by. Overlaid on top of the star in bold white letters: Hamilton: An American Musical. Hamilton...

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“Icarus”: How One Man’s Truth Forever Changed the World of Athletics

Lily Sun, Senior Culture Editor February 3, 2021

The anti-doping system in athletics was, and still is, “bullsh*t.” That’s the consensus reached by Director Bryan Fogel’s eye-opening documentary, "Icarus" (2017), as it uncovers the truth behind...

A visual graph of reliable and biased news sources

Battling Misinformation: A Guide to Recognizing Bias and Fact-Checking News

Ella Blanco, Kate North, and Mandy Yu November 2, 2020

Maintaining objectivity in journalism enables the audience to interpret the facts of an event or story to reach their own, informed conclusion. The facts should be verified and presented without prejudice,...

My friends and I at prom.

Dear New Students: A Message From an OHS Senior

Marie Tagbo September 16, 2019
Senior Marie Tagbo shares her tips for success at OHS.

Zoraverated: Popeyes Spicy Chicken Sandwich

Zoraver Dhillon September 3, 2019
Zoraver Dhillon rates the Popeyes spicy chicken sandwich.
Crafting your College Application: OHS '18

Crafting your College Application: OHS ’18

Simran Khunger, Editor in Chief February 14, 2018

Remember freshman year? Maybe you recall walking into your first classroom, or opening Adobe Connect and hopping on webcam. Whatever your first experience was, we all had that feeling in the pit of our...

A desire to punish, John Stuart Mill wrote, is an impulse of self-defense. President Trump must be searching for ways of punishing all Americans… as means to handle his personal insecurities as a political leader and a person unable to face the truth.

How President Trump Endangers Americans

Louis Gosart, Staff Writer February 27, 2017

On January 27, 2017 President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES. The Order suspends entry of refugees from all countries...

Don’t Panic: An OHS Alum’s College Application Story

Don’t Panic: An OHS Alum’s College Application Story

Thomas Nielson, Staff Writer October 28, 2013

For the longest time, college apps were, to me, a distant destination – a worry of the future that I didn’t know or care to know much about. For the first two years of high school, I was too busy focusing...

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