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Fellowship of Christian Athletes Provides Service for Student-Athletes

Fellowship of Christian Athletes Provides Service for Student-Athletes

Maddie Sant, News Reporter

Updated December 7, 2017


Filed under News, School

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is a club that provides student athletes another way to maintain both their faith and school-based sports. The club is held on Thursdays in room 317 with Mrs. Dinkel at first lunch, or room 1207 with Mr. Ward during second lunch. FCA aims to give students...

Diamondback Chamber Choir Performs Perfect National Anthem for Golden Knights

Diamondback Chamber Choir Performs Perfect National Anthem for Golden Knights

Johnathan Curley, Chief Editor

Updated December 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, News, School, Showcase

Inside, it was quiet and calm. The chill emitting from the glossy-white playing surface could be felt everywhere from the pretzel stands to the nosebleed section seats. Soon, fans dressed in Anaheim orange and Golden Knight gray started to enter each seat of the T-Mobile Arena. As the audie...

Golden Knights Rally, Defeat Ducks 4-3

Golden Knights Rally, Defeat Ducks 4-3

Johnathan Curley, Chief Editor

Updated December 6, 2017


Filed under Las Vegas, News, Sports, Winter

On a night where the Desert Oasis Chamber Choir lifted the entire T-Mobile Arena through their performance of the national anthem, the Las Vegas Golden Knights (17-9-1) were lifted to a 4-3 victory in Tuesday night’s contest against the Anaheim Ducks by right-wing Alex Tuch’s decisive shootout goal. After...

November Recap

November Recap

Zoe Wright, Reporter

Updated December 5, 2017


Filed under Archives, Entertainment, More, National, News, Uncategorized

In case you missed some major events! Starting off with what was one of the most anticipated technology releases this year, the new iPhone. The iPhone X and iPhone 8 dropped on November 3rd and sold out in less than three days. They sell between $700-$1000 and have fairly new features including; a...

Toys, Bikes, and More: Come and Help Create Donations Galore

Toys, Bikes, and More: Come and Help Create Donations Galore

Aaron Basilio, Co-Editor in Chief

Updated December 3, 2017


Filed under Las Vegas, News, School, Showcase

KLUC 98.5 radio makes its annual return to its Toy Drive, marking the 19th year of this tradition. Once again, Chet Buchanan makes his way up a 30-foot scaffolding where he will live for the next 12 days. From Nov 30-Dec 11, the KLUC team will be on location 24 hours a day accepting donations of...

D.O.’s Club Agenda

D.O.’s Club Agenda

Xiomara Hirose Paredes, Reporter

Updated November 29, 2017


Filed under Club Connection, Features, News, School

This school year, Desert Oasis has added some new clubs, which makes keeping up with their meeting dates difficult. It’s important to know what the goals and priorities of a club are before you join. Here’s a list of clubs at D.O., their classrooms, and their meeting dates so you can be connected to ...

Lights, Sweets, & Treats: All About Ethel M. Chocolate Factory

Lights, Sweets, & Treats: All About Ethel M. Chocolate Factory

Ra'Ann DeSimas, News Reporter

Updated November 29, 2017


Filed under Las Vegas, News

For the past 24 years, Ethel M. Chocolate Factory’s “Holiday Cactus Garden” has been creating holiday cheer through neon-clad nature. The Christmas lights, hot chocolate, and fun times combine to put together one of the valley’s huge holiday attractions. With over one million holiday lights (...

Diamondback Declaration: 2017-18 Basketball Rosters Announced

Diamondback Declaration: 2017-18 Basketball Rosters Announced

Johnathan Curley, Chief Editor

Updated November 27, 2017


Filed under News, School, Sports, Spring

The familiar crimson and silver will return to the court on Monday night to take on the Canyon Springs Pioneers as a new season of D-Back basketball begins. Before tonight’s showdown, check out the peers who you’ll be rooting for all season long. Complete rosters for every team can be found...

Last-Minute Locations to Dine for Thanksgiving

Last-Minute Locations to Dine for Thanksgiving

Brook Penigar and Hana Alemayehu

Updated November 22, 2017


Filed under Las Vegas, News

Here are a few quick recommendations to spend some quick dining plans for the day go give thanks. Burger & Brews Burgers and Brews hosts a traditionally mouthwatering thanksgiving menu. The offerings include creamy mashed potatoes, green beans almondine and stuffed herb roasted turkey. $20.99 p...

The Background Behind American Education Week

The Background Behind American Education Week

Delaney Schaefer, News Reporter

Updated November 22, 2017


Filed under News, School

Before getting Turkey pot bellies and blasting out holiday tunes, take time to appreciate those who give an extended effort to preach and help insure a quality education for all students. From November 13-17, American Education Week recognizes the individuals (teachers, parents, substitutes, etc.)...

ACT Now: Boot Camp Aims To Raise Scores

ACT Now: Boot Camp Aims To Raise Scores

Hailey Lora

Updated November 16, 2017


Filed under News, School

Holiday Sweets & Treats: Seasonal Starbucks Sips

Holiday Sweets & Treats: Seasonal Starbucks Sips

Natalie Duarte and Renee Setanyan

Updated November 16, 2017


Filed under Las Vegas, News, Showcase

As No-School November slowly comes to an end, Starbucks is breaking in the holidays with customer’s seasonal favorites. An array of Fall/Winter drinks include drinks such as Gingerbread Latte, Peppermint Mocha, and Toasted White Chocolate Mocha. Some may argue it’s too early for such festivities, but it's n...

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