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Op-Ed: A Culture of Complaints

Op-Ed: A Culture of Complaints

Gaia Richardson November 22, 2013 1

Plaintiffs claim discrimination, injury or other injustices. But in some ridiculous cases, their claims seem comic either because of how trivial they are or because of the price they ask in compensation. Has America,

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Survey: Bring on the Turkey

Survey: Bring on the Turkey

Sara Seaman November 14, 2013 0

As Thanksgiving break nears, dreamy excitement grows in the eyes of Archer girls. 

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Op-Ed: Don’t Fear the F-Word: Archer’s Feminist Legacy

Op-Ed: Don’t Fear the F-Word: Archer’s Feminist Legacy

Athena Schlereth November 11, 2013 15

I have something to tell you that may or may not be news. You are a feminist

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Blog: Community Service at The Gentle Barn

Blog: Community Service at The Gentle Barn

Helena Heslov November 11, 2013 2

Have you ever wanted to hug a cow, groom a horse, or rub a pig’s belly? If the answer is yes, then the Gentle Barn may be the place for you. 

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Op-Ed: The Standard

Op-Ed: The Standard

Gaia Richardson November 6, 2013 3

Standardized tests today are elevated to a supreme status—colleges consider them to be efficient, accurate measures of a student’s academic abilities. But is there truth in that assumption

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Op-Ed: Malala Yousafzai Should Have Won the Nobel Peace Prize

Op-Ed: Malala Yousafzai Should Have Won the Nobel Peace Prize

Sarah Wagner November 1, 2013 1

Despite being shot in the head by the Taliban on Oct. 9, 2012, for standing up for girls’ education, Malala Yousafzai did not win the Nobel Peace Prize—but she should have.  

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Op-Ed: Take Back Halloween!

Op-Ed: Take Back Halloween!

Zaire Dupont-Armstrong October 29, 2013 1

On Oct. 10, Google released a list of the top trending Halloween costume searches of 2013. The list is composed of TV and movie characters, musicians and video game avatars. To most, not a

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Op-Ed: Columbus Day vs. Indigenous People’s Day

Op-Ed: Columbus Day vs. Indigenous People’s Day

Sydney Stone October 18, 2013 2

Many know Christopher Columbus as the man who sailed the ocean blue in 1492— but do we really know who he was

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Survey: Student Opinion on the New Uniform

Survey: Student Opinion on the New Uniform

Gaia Richardson October 10, 2013 0

The Oracle sent a survey to the student body asking to submit their opinions regarding Archer’s new uniforms. 230 students responded—101 from middle school and 127 from upper school

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Blog: The View from Center Field

Blog: The View from Center Field

Becca Samuelson May 20, 2013 0

In each play, the center fielder can see the ball, all of the positions, the runner, and the fans. Even more so, the player in this position has a clear view of her teammates

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