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Jenn Babin appointed as Dean of Students

Jenn Babin appointed as Dean of Students

May 25, 2017

After current Dean of Students Travis Nesbitt decided to transition back i...

Archer announces documentary filmmaking trip to Cambodia

Archer announces documentary filmmaking trip to Cambodia

May 24, 2017

Exploring ancient temples, building wheelchairs for landmine victims and learning...

Students present ‘inspiring’ projects at annual STEM Symposium

Students present ‘inspiring’ projects at annual STEM Symposium

May 23, 2017

Inspiring, creative, passionate — this is how sophomore Lola Wolf would describe...

Archer hosts annual Humanities Honors Symposium, celebrates ‘hard work and passion’

Archer hosts annual Humanities Honors Symposium, celebrates ‘hard work and passion’

May 18, 2017

Androgyny, consumerism, "Cabaret" and reality television were just a few of the various topics...

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Recent FEATURES Stories

Diving into diversity: faculty of color in independent schools

Diving into diversity: faculty of color in independent schools

May 24, 2017

In the interest of full disclosure, this writer previously published an op-ed on div...

Archer Maypole tradition weaves together past, present

Archer Maypole tradition weaves together past, present

May 23, 2017

Archer's annual Moving Up Day marks the final day of the school year, welcomes summer and celebrates...

Alumnae share Archer’s impact on college experience

Alumnae share Archer’s impact on college experience

May 16, 2017

Inspired by the Class of 2017 celebrating their college decisions and hanging their pennants, the Oracle...

Food and the self: Changing attitudes towards eating disorders

Food and the self: Changing attitudes towards eating disorders

May 11, 2017

Teenagers fear the stigma of being overweight, yet this pressure can lead to eating disorders, which...

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Recent SPORTS Stories

‘Trust’ helps varsity softball win league, move on to CIF playoff

‘Trust’ helps varsity softball win league, move on to CIF playoff

May 23, 2017

For varsity softball, it was a season of broken school records, bus-ride jam sessions and many victories. The team has enjoyed enormous succ...

Athletes celebrates ‘amazing’ 2017 Sports Awards Banquet

Athletes celebrates ‘amazing’ 2017 Sports Awards Banquet

May 19, 2017

After a year of hard work, commitment and teamwork, the Archer Athletics communi...

Varsity swim makes Archer history at League Championship, CIFs

Varsity swim makes Archer history at League Championship, CIFs

May 18, 2017

This year's varsity swim season was one for the record books. On May 5, the...

Archer Athletics discusses Under Armour sponsorship, encourages student input

Archer Athletics discusses Under Armour sponsorship, encourages student input

May 16, 2017

When athletes show up to the court, track, field or pool, Archer Athletics wants...

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Recent CULTURE Stories

Fast Fashion: ‘unsustainable’ for environment, human rights

Fast Fashion: ‘unsustainable’ for environment, human rights

May 24, 2017

What do Zara, Forever 21 and H&M have in common, besides the fact that they are some of the world's most popular fashion brands?...

Middle school performs ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ ‘appeals to all ages,’ director says

Middle school performs ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ ‘appeals to all ages,’ director says

May 22, 2017

Lions, tigers and bears — oh my! This is one of the many famous lines that was performed at the...

Meghan Marshall captures ‘Goddesses of 2017’ for senior photography exhibit

Meghan Marshall captures ‘Goddesses of 2017’ for senior photography exhibit

May 19, 2017

Seventy girls, one grade, the Class of 2017 — Meghan Marshall '17 opened her senior art show, entitled...

Kristen Mundy, Elizabeth Zinman display senior art showcases

Kristen Mundy, Elizabeth Zinman display senior art showcases

May 18, 2017

Fairytale and Spring Break — on Tuesday, May 5, Kristen Mundy '17 displayed her ceramic works in "Forest...

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Op-ed: Decline in bee population causes negative impacts

Op-ed: Decline in bee population causes negative impacts

By Sara Weitz, Staff Writer

Approximately one third of every bite of food that humans consume has been pollinated by a bee. Bees are the most effective pollinators on earth, but alarmingly populations have been decreasing rapidl...

May 24, 2017No Comments

  • Op-Ed: Government budget cuts threaten preservation of federal land, diversity of species May 17, 2017
  • Op-Ed: Plastic water bottles are destroying our health, planet May 17, 2017
  • Letter from the Editor: Wrapping up the year May 16, 2017

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Column: Thank you, Archer

Column: Thank you, Archer

By Isabel Adler, Columnist

Dear Archer, I’m writing this to you because, as much as it hurts to say it, this is my last week of high school. While the rest of the school is buzzing with excitemen...

May 16, 20172 Comments

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