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Independent Shakespeare Company presents ‘Othello’ to Archer community

Independent Shakespeare Company presents ‘Othello’ to Archer community

By Sydney Stone
May 15, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

The Independent Shakespeare Company (ISC) visited Archer on May 11 to present a production of "Othello." Read More »...

‘Zootopia’: Not your average animated movie

‘Zootopia’: Not your average animated movie

By Chloe Davenport
May 6, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Zootopia is not your average animated movie. Disney's "Zootopia" is a thoroughly enjoyable movie for all ages and simultaneously promotes positive messages. The movie delivers an intriguing plot; the story of a little bunny taking on a big world. Read More »...

Archer musicians perform in annual Spring Concert

Archer musicians perform in annual Spring Concert

By Ella Tollman
May 4, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

New lives and new beginnings were the inspirations behind Archer's annual Spring Concert held on Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14. The upper and middle school orchestras and choirs as well as the wind ensemble performed. Read More »...

May Playlist: It’s Gonna Be ‘May’

May Playlist: It’s Gonna Be ‘May’

By Logan Connors
May 3, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

The school year is winding down and the Maypole has gone up. As you get into the groove for finals and summer, this chill playlist will help you get through the end of the year. Follow the Archer Oracle on Spotify to hear more of our playlists. ...

Saying Goodbye to a Pop Culture Phenomenon

Saying Goodbye to a Pop Culture Phenomenon

By Alexandra Chang
May 3, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

After 15 successful seasons, “American Idol” has come to an end. Created by Simon Fuller, “Idol” first premiered on June 11, 2002. Ever since, it has become a pop culture phenomenon and formed a lasting legacy. Read More »...

Column: A Culinary Forecast

Column: A Culinary Forecast

By Anna Allgeyer
May 1, 2016
Filed under COLUMNISTS, CULTURE, FOOD

No, it’s not "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" or even the sequel. After pouring over the National Restaurant Association’s "What’s Hot: 2016 Culinary Forecast," I realized that house-made artisan pickles are on a 67 percent rise and 3D printed food comes in at number 16 on the culinary the...

Rachel Yi ’16 documents her service in Tijuana through photography

Rachel Yi ’16 documents her service in Tijuana through photography

By Shelby Mumford
April 27, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Rachel Yi '16 knew what she was getting herself into when she arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, with her camera, but she wasn't going to let her fear of judgement stop her. For the past four years, Yi has been traveling to Tijuana once a month for community service with her mother's church, and she s...

April playlist: your digital Coachella

April playlist: your digital Coachella

By Helena Heslov
April 22, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Whether you're more into jumping up and down in the mosh pits of the Sahara Tent or nodding your head to the chill sounds of the Mojave Tent — this playlist will bring you back (or to) Coachella 2016. ...

Innocence and femininity through Senior Olivia Loaiza’s lens

Innocence and femininity through Senior Olivia Loaiza’s lens

By Shelby Mumford
April 20, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Olivia Loaiza '16 threw it back to the 1990s and used color film to emphasize the grain and rawness of innocence and femininity in her senior photography exhibition April 12 - 18. Read More »...

Archer thespians bring Shakespearian comedy to life

Archer thespians bring Shakespearian comedy to life

By Helena Heslov
April 16, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Archer presented Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" in the Blackbox theatre March 11  and 12. The comedic play includes love, laughter and plenty of scheming. Archer's production included a 1920s speakeasy theme. Read More »...

Surviving of the Holocaust: Lindsay Cayton ’16 shares through photography

Surviving of the Holocaust: Lindsay Cayton ’16 shares through photography

By Shelby Mumford
April 14, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

In the midst of Spirit Week, Lindsay Cayton '16 shared a powerful message from the past with her photography display. Cayton displayed her photography in the upstairs gallery. She created the pieces for her independent study in photography. "For as long as I can remember, my parents and g...

Chief Curator at Hammer Museum visits Archer, offers career advice

Chief Curator at Hammer Museum visits Archer, offers career advice

By Eloise Rollins-Fife
March 23, 2016
Filed under CULTURE

Connie Butler, chief curator for UCLA’s Hammer Museum and a girls’ school graduate, visited Archer on March 10 as a guest of the Eastern Star Gallery team to explain her career trajectory and offer advice to students interested in the art world. Read More »...

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