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  • May 10Breaking: Jenn Babin appointed as Dean of Students. Story to follow.

  • April 24Gretchen Warner appointed interim upper school director 2017-2018. Stay tuned for further coverage.

Review: Montana Avenue’s secret, Kye’s

Review: Montana Avenue’s secret, Kye’s

By Ella Tollman
March 15, 2016
Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

When walking into Kye's, customers are greeted by a happy and cheerful atmosphere. From the blue and white tile to the and kind, pleasant smiles, you are sure to walk into a space that will leave you feeling better. Read More »...

‘Daddy’s Home’: a comedy for anyone in need of a laugh

‘Daddy’s Home’: a comedy for anyone in need of a laugh

By Chloe Davenport
March 14, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

What happens when the father comes home after the stepfather has already moved in with the family? It's messy. "Daddy's Home" will leave you laughing with its comedic storyline and lead actors, Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg. Read More »...

March Playlist: put some spring in your step

March Playlist: put some spring in your step

By Helena Heslov
March 10, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA

Everybody knows spring brings music festivals, Easter and — of course — a sunny break from school. This playlist will put some spring in your step to prepare you for all of the upcoming festivities in the new season. ...

Drama Queens emulate the ’50s and ’60s in comedy performance

Drama Queens emulate the ’50s and ’60s in comedy performance

By Nelly Rouzroch
March 9, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

The advanced theatre class, better known as the Drama Queens, recently held their second comedy performance in the Blackbox Theatre during lunch on Feb. 18, where students quickly filled the seats. Read More »...

Pressed Juicery Freeze offers healthy snack alternative

Pressed Juicery Freeze offers healthy snack alternative

By Logan Connors
March 9, 2016
Filed under CULTURE, FOOD

Pressed Juicery freeze is a healthier version of frozen yogurt, but just as delicious. Freeze is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and has no sugar added. Read More »...

Upper School Orchestra spends afternoon with LA Philharmonic

Upper School Orchestra spends afternoon with LA Philharmonic

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

Smiling with anticipation, members of Archer's orchestra program stood within the walls of the Walt Disney Concert Hall as they prepared to learn tips from experts in the orchestra field — none other than the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Read More »...

’13 Hours’ engages audience, lacks impact

’13 Hours’ engages audience, lacks impact

By Alexandra Chang
February 26, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Based on a series of true events, the movie “13 Hours” tells the unknown story of the American heroes of the 2012 Benghazi attack. Hundreds of Islamic militants attacked and stormed the compound where Chris Stevens, United States' ambassador to Libya, was staying during his official visit to Ben...

Photo Gallery: Archer’s dance show ‘Threads: 20 Years of Change and Innovation’

Photo Gallery: Archer’s dance show ‘Threads: 20 Years of Change and Innovation’

By Anika Bhavnani
February 26, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Families, friends and students and faculty members gathered at American Jewish University on Feb. 21 and 22 to support student dancers for Archer's annual Night of Dance. This year's show entitled "Threads: 20 Years of Change and Innovation" celebrated Archer's 20th anniversary and focused on th...

Context is Queen at Eastern Star Gallery

Context is Queen at Eastern Star Gallery

By Shelby Mumford
February 23, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Feminist artist Rachel Lachowicz is The Eastern Star Gallery's latest addition to their list of renowned artists who have shown in the space. Read More »...

Scottish a cappella group ‘The Other Guys’ performs for Archer community

Scottish a cappella group ‘The Other Guys’ performs for Archer community

By Logan Connors
February 12, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Crowds of squealing teenage girls with illuminated iPhone screens open to Snapchat filled The Rose Room as Archer girls braced themselves. But it wasn't One Direction who prepared to take the stage, it was The Other Guys — a Scottish a capella group from the University of St. Andrews. ...

Dance troupe, company release trailer for upcoming show

Dance troupe, company release trailer for upcoming show

By Sydney Stone
February 12, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Archer's annual Night of Dance performances will take place on Feb. 20 and 21. The show will feature students from all grades and skill levels. The show's title is "Threads: 20 Years of Change and Innovation" and will celebrate Archer's 20th anniversary as well as recognize the changes and event...

February Playlist: Get Lovey Dovey on Valentine’s Day

February Playlist: Get Lovey Dovey on Valentine’s Day

By Helena Heslov
February 12, 2016
Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE

Valentine's Day is around the corner, which means it's time to embrace being single or to celebrate being in a relationship. Single or not, this pump-up playlist will hopefully make your heart sweeter than all of the candy grams you'll be receiving. Follow the Archer Oracle on Spotify to hear more of our playlists. ...

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