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Jazz Under the Stars adds More Musical Diversity

Jazz Under the Stars adds More Musical Diversity

Christian Ramos, Staff Writer

A long held tradition of The Out-of-Door Academy is an annual performance called Jazz Under the Stars. Jazz Under the Stars is an event where members of the ODA community ca...

So It Begins!

So It Begins!

Sereena Feeney, Staff Writer

It’s time to give an assignment to our teachers. Here's the rub: how well they perform may make or break your chance of getting into your dream college. Will they pass...

A Letter to ODA’s New Hires

A Letter to ODA’s New Hires

Christian Ramos, Staff Writer

Dear Incoming New Teachers, We hope you are aware that you have some big shoes to fill as you become a member of the ODA faculty. Each academic department has its own...

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Rolling Thunder

It’s Only a Test

It’s Only a Test

Hunter Bogumil, Staff Writer

It’s that dreadful time of the year again. Finals. Nobody likes finals because of the stress and demanding hours students must spend studying. Although easier said than done, the key to surviving Finals Week is by being prepared and stress free. “I advise people to map out a strategy and put the test...

Eat, Sleep, Beach, Repeat

Eat, Sleep, Beach, Repeat

Grace Dunn, Staff Writer

“I’m just staying in Florida over spring break. I’m still super excited though because I get to hang out with my friends and go to an Ariana Grande concert.” says...

Reselling 101

Reselling 101

Christian Ramos, Staff Writer

Imagine being able to create your own business before getting a driver’s license. In the past years, several students from ODA did just this using the growing online strat...

Fact-Checking Organizations: the New Media

Jack Malcolm, Freelance Writer

May 3, 2017

Understanding truth in government these days is far more complex than many people ever realized it would be. As stressed in my previous article, "The Importance of Informed Citizens," everyday Americans face challenges seeking the truth in politics. In the past year, I have found, while watching the news and reading various articles on political affairs, that  consuming news from many sources was critical in my quest to becoming fully and accurately informed about the world. The difficulty was in figuring out which sources to add and who to trust. Fact-checking organizations played a key role in solving this issue for me. The 2016 election presented new challenges to citizens in pursui...

The Student Struggles of Returning from Break

The Student Struggles of Returning from Break

March 3, 2017

The Importance of Informed Citizens

The Importance of Informed Citizens

February 21, 2017

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