Orange Media publications are official student-produced mediums of news and information published by the Journalism students of Olentangy Orange High School. The publications have been established as a designated public forum for student journalists to inform, educate and entertain readers as well as for the discussion of issues of concern to their audience. They  will not be reviewed or restrained by school officials, adults or sources prior to publication.

The content of the publications is determined by and reflects only the views of the student staff and not school officials or the school itself. They will not publish any material, determined by the staff or adviser, that is libelous, obscene or disruptive to the school day.

The advisers are Kari Phillips and Brian Nicola. Readers may respond to the publications through Letters to the Editor. Letters may be mailed, e-mailed to thecourierstaff@gmail.com or dropped off to room 2223. The staff asks that submissions be 300 words or less and contain the author’s name and signature. Editors reserve the right to edit or withhold publication of letters.

The publications strive to uphold the Canons of Professional Journalism, which includes accuracy, impartiality, etc. Therefore, major errors will be corrected in the next issue. Distinction will be marked between news and opinion stories.

As many prepare their homes and hearts for the holiday season, others are trying new ways to commemorate the holidays. These changes and different types of celebrations can truly create new perspectives than what everyone is accustomed to.  

When most people think...

 Illustration by Athena Heckman

Epilepsy is defined as a neurological disorder marked by sudden recurrent episodes of sensory disturbance, loss of consciousness, or convulsions, associated with abnormal electrical activity in the brain.

According to Dr. Anup Patel, Secti...

Looking at gender roles through different lenses and perspectives

Growing up, Tina’s mom always scolded her when she wasn’t being very ladylike. She had to speak softly, wear dresses and constantly aspire to be beautiful. She was taught early on, the mechanics of being...

Everyday, children are fighting for their lives against a terrible disease, usually without sufficient resources. In honor of all currently battling, survivors and angels lost to pediatric cancer, let’s change the circumstances for the strongest kids. 

A childhood lost...

October 23, 2019

Illustration by Athena Heckman 

Autism: a developmental disorder of variable severity that is characterized by difficulty in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of thought or behavior. One percent of the world population has aut...

October 23, 2019

Apple has been around for about 43 years and has created at least 20 different products, from computers to phones to headphones, according to source. It released its first iPhone on June 29, 2007. This first phone was called the iPhone 2G. The cell phone was $499 for t...

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