The California I had always known, and that was home to me, was the city which placed number 1 in Movoto's "Most Exciting Cities in the Country," number 5 in New York Times "45 Places to Go" in 2012, and number 3 in Forbes "10 Most Dangerous U.S. Cities" list.-- Sally Lao & Mia Haskins
Pablo and Ella delve into the depths of the laugh track industry, its history, and its dying art. Listen to learn the context of the laugh track's birth and the context of its death.
In this podcast, seniors Somaya and Guppy interviewed students at Oakland School for the Arts about how the different demographics that they belong to have shaped others’ expectations of their appearance and the ways they present and view themselves.
Isa Ansari examines the representation of black people in a specific piece of media, focusing specifically on how it impacts society's greater consciousness, as well as shapes individual's unconscious biases.
Change can drastically alter the personality of a person, especially if a big change comes during the most impressionable years of your life: childhood.
Elena Ruiz and Emma Talamantes explore how having feature's society deems as "exotic" or "rare" affects the way one walks through the world, especially through the perspective of being young women.
The United States is notorious for its straight teeth. How does having straight teeth affect one's social standing? How does orthodontia compare around the world?
In exploring the evolution of men's relationship to the skirt, Kaila Cherry and Sonya Lustig question the gender politics surrounding clothing today. Listen to learn more about the history of gender-specific clothing and it's role in preventing equality of the sexes.
For the December issue of the Telegraph, we're proud to present our second-ever podcast. For this episode, we'll be looking at relationships. And not just your typical relationships—although there's some of that, too—but relationships in the fullest, and broadest sense of the word. Ella takes a close look at the theatre department's relationship to OSA's changing student body, Chloe investigates our school's tumultuous math department, while Elena examines how the music we listen to as teenagers stays with us for the rest of our lives. Pablo talks to his parents about their past selves, Michaela and Isa take a hard look at how their families' have helped shape their emotional bodies—for better or worse, while Molly and Jimmy discuss the complicated relationship between food and stress. Lali explores how to have a healthy relationship with yourself, Emma discusses being in an interracial relationship, while Mia and Sally consider how PDA is accepted—or rather not accepted—in many different countries.