During my sophomore year of high school, in the heat of the COVID-19 pandemic, I ventured out on an investigative search in the name of journalism. I went to Trader Joes, spent too much money, and then reviewed everything I bought in a Dig Article. You can read the old version here, but that was so 2021. Now, as a senior, I’m headed back to the old Joe’s for round 2.
Content warning: This article discusses gun violence and may be upsetting to some readers.
With the new gun laws put in place across the country making guns more accessible, public shootings have gone up significantly. With such a widespread problem, I wanted to understand how this affected people on a local level.
The NBA recently released the City Jersey’s for all 30 NBA teams. I’m here to rank them from the good, to the bad, to the ugly. The NBA releasing City Jersey’s once a year every single year is starting to show.
It’s that time of year again people! The aroma of 3-cheese baked mac, cornbread glazed with warm honey, and most importantly, the Big Daddy of all thanksgiving meals, the turkey. I could write a whole article on why I believe ham is a stronger Thanksgiving main attraction than turkey, but that is not what this article is about. Today I bring to you what Thanksgiving is like within the walls of a Nigerian home. For context, both of my parents immigrated from a small village in Southeast, Nigeria called Alayi. This is a little insight to how the crossaction of both American culture and Nigerian traditions shape our Thanksgiving.
Last Tuesday, Oregon voters elected Tina Kotek- the former Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives and will be one of the nation’s first openly lesbian governors- in the state’s most closely-watched election in decades.
Taylor Swift’s tenth studio album was released at midnight EST and nine pm PST. Naturally, I am writing about it, as I do with any major release the artist does. Midnights had a stir of excitement preceding its release on the 21st of October, and I decided to meet with some of OES’s biggest fans to get an inside look into their reactions to the album.
Just this past weekend, the US President dipped his toes in the Rose City, from Friday evening to Saturday afternoon, as a part of his “West Coast sweep”. Though a fairly brief trip, the president did not fall short of an eventful weekend schedule.
The Seattle Mariners had not made the MLB playoffs in 20 years. The longest active playoff drought amongst major North American sports. A number so astounding that the last time they made the playoffs was when Barry Bonds set the all time home run record with 73 and Ichiro Sizuki was a rookie. But finally, after 20 painful years for Mariner fans they have been rewarded.