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Op-Ed: The Mandela Effect

Op-Ed: The Mandela Effect

Haley Kerner December 17, 2013 0

“People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” —Nelson Mandela

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Perks of Winter in Los Angeles

Perks of Winter in Los Angeles

Madison Richardson December 13, 2013 0

Some people love winter, and others despise it. Because winter signifies the arrival of mildly cold weather and of stress-inducing finals week, Archer students often forget to acknowledge the many advantages of the season. 

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The Selfie Epidemic

The Selfie Epidemic

Rosemary Pastron December 13, 2013 1

How often do you take selfies? The Oracle surveyed Archer students to find out. Fifteen percent of those surveyed said never, and another 29 percent said rarely. Wait. That doesn’t compute. Selfies are a

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Survey: Finals Week

Survey: Finals Week

Gaia Richardson December 11, 2013 0

As the dreaded finals week approaches,  the Oracle decided to gather information about Archer students’ feelings and experiences

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Op-Ed: The Messages in Songs Matter

Op-Ed: The Messages in Songs Matter

Sarah Wagner December 11, 2013 2

When did our society decide that a catchy beat is an excuse for a horrible message? “It’s just a song, stop overanalyzing everything.”  “The artist didn’t mean it in that way.” I am tired of

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Top Five Community Service Opportunities

Top Five Community Service Opportunities

Gaia Richardson December 11, 2013 0

With the season of giving approaching, it seems to be the ideal time to consider community service opportunities. Here’s a look at our top five

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Op-Ed: Catching Fire—Beyond the Feminist Appeal

Op-Ed: Catching Fire—Beyond the Feminist Appeal

Yasmeen Namazie December 10, 2013 0

Catching Fire is the second book of Suzanne Collins’ trilogy “The Hunger Games.” After its release as a major film production on Nov. 22, 2013, it has attracted a wide array of judgments, criticism

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Throwback Thursday: Teacher Edition

Throwback Thursday: Teacher Edition

Sydney Stone December 5, 2013 0

In spirit of the popular Instagram trend, the Oracle brings you #throwbackthursday: Teacher Edition! Click on the first picture to start the slideshow and find out who these kids are now and what they

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Survey: Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Survey: Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Sara Seaman December 4, 2013 0

Are we raised in a society obsessed with retail and fame, so much so that it has become part of an important coming-of-age ritual? Or is a Sweet 16 party just as culturally important

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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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