The Oarsman

Uncovering the TikTok Algorithm and the app’s Racial Bias

Uncovering the TikTok Algorithm and the app's Racial Bias

Charity Grant, Reporter

June 5, 2020

With many of us stuck indoors due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the TikTok app has grown in popularity amo...

P.E. Shouldn’t Be A Class

P.E. Shouldn't Be A Class

Jacqueline Payan, Reporter

May 11, 2015

Looking back to the two years of P.E. I took, I question why I even had to take P.E. I remember having...

High School Preparing Us For Life

Jacqueline Payan, Reporter

April 24, 2015

The real world can be a scary place and I think that in high school we should be taught more about living life rather than keeping our heads in a textbook. Growing up can be stressful, especially when you’re a senior. So many of us are oblivious to the world around us and are more familiar with textbooks and math equations. Teenagers...

A Tribute to Paul Walker

Jacob Jimenez / Asst. Entertainment Editor

April 22, 2015

The movie that Furious fans have waited so long to see has finally been released. “Furious 7” is the most anticipated movie of the “Fast and the Furious” saga because people want to see how the writers incorporated the death of Paul Walker, aka Brian O’Connor, who died in a car crash on Nov. 30, 2013, while the movie...

The Six Pillars of Character

Jacqueline Payan, Reporter

February 27, 2015

Recently during morning announcements, the six pillars of character have been presented to motivate students to have a good day practicing good values. The six pillars of character are trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. In many ways it makes sense for the administration to want to...

The Bathroom Privilege

Jacqueline Payan, Reporter

February 27, 2015

Using the bathroom is something we all have to do during the day. It’s a basic human need that keeps us alive and healthy, like eating, sleeping and breathing. Yet I have witnessed various occasions since the beginning of elementary school where a teacher has denied a student the right to use the bathroom and instructed them...

SpongeBob is making waves in our world

Jacob Jimenez, Asst. Entertainment Editor

February 23, 2015

We all remember watching the adventures of that funny lovable yellow sponge and his five-pointed pink friend, Patrick. SpongeBob Squarepants is a T.V. show of our generation’s childhood, and now SpongeBob is back in his second movie called “SpongeBob Squarepants: Sponge out of water.” The movie comes out Feb. 6th. The ...