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 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.

December 3, 2018

On Saturday, Dec. 1, the varsity wrestling team traveled to Upper Arlington to face off in the annual UA Lee Spitzer Invitational tournament. This was the first tournament of the 2018-19 season, and the team took third place overall, with 13 top-five placers and three...

Sex trafficking in Ohio alone has grown from 289 cases to 375 cases in the last year, according to the sex trafficking organization called the Polaris Project. In addition, 1352 calls were made to the National Human Trafficking Hotline in reference to Ohio. Traffickers...

"It was a Friday night of my freshman year, and I was sleeping over at a girlfriend’s house. We decided to walk two blocks down the street to a local pizza place everyone hung out at. We stayed for a while, then started walking back to her house. A car pulled up alongs...

What do Hindu, Muslim, Christian and Agnostic students have in common? More than one might think. Despite the vast differences in their religions, all of these people desire the same thing: respect of their beliefs and a country in which diversity brings people togethe...

Fake IDs have been popular for decades because it grants access to things such as alcohol and tobacco to underage people. The age for purchasing alcohol has been 21 since 1984 and purchasing tobacco has been 18 since 1994. However, these age restrictions haven’t stoppe...

I see the blue and red lights flashing through my old, crusty blinds. They are stained from years of muddy hands holding them aside to keep watch. I know as soon as I hear the blaring siren that they’ve come for me. There’s no use flushing anything down the toilet or s...

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