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Archer Participates in Pilot Year of Australian Exchange Program

Archer Participates in Pilot Year of Australian Exchange Program

By Sarah Wagner
May 22, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

From April 3-23, Archer welcomed four girls from St. Catherine’s School in Australia to campus. Read More »...

A Look Into ASB President Marisa London’s Journey

A Look Into ASB President Marisa London’s Journey

By Siena Deck
May 21, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

The Oracle recently sat down with Archer's ASB president Marisa London '14. When London came to Archer, she was a "nervous and shy" 6th grader, but she became a confident president and vital member of the Archer community. London will be attending Yale University in the fall. Read More »...

The Maypole Returns to Unite Archer

The Maypole Returns to Unite Archer

By Emma Lapin
May 21, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

On April 28, students entering campus saw Archer’s front lawn more colorful than normal. The annual Maypole had been set up, signifying the start of May. Read More »...

Looking Back On The Oracle’s Switch To WWW

Looking Back On The Oracle’s Switch To WWW

By Zaire D. Armstrong
May 20, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

In 2012, the Oracle transitioned from a print newspaper to a digital website—a change that transformed the experiences of  both the readers' and writers'  involved with the paper. Read More »...

NOLS Creates Signature Leading Style

NOLS Creates Signature Leading Style

By Siena Deck
May 2, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

NOLS is an "Outdoor Leadership School" that strives to find and develop students' personal and signature leading styles. While backpacking through rugged terrain, cooking their own meals, leading day hikes and setting up their tents, students hone leadership skills. Read More »...

Lean In Partners with Getty Images to Support Female Talent

Lean In Partners with Getty Images to Support Female Talent

By Haley Jamieson
April 25, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

Lean In, inspired by Sheryl Sandberg's book, is an organization that supports the female empowerment by hosting small groups, called circles, that meet monthly. In early February Lean In began a partnership with Getty Images—a company that licenses various types of digital media. Read More »...

Online School For Girls Provides Alternative Learning Options

Online School For Girls Provides Alternative Learning Options

By Zaire D. Armstrong
April 11, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

In 2011, Archer joined the Online School For Girls to expand course and learning style options for Archer students. Now, the program is a defining aspect of Archer’s diverse learning outlets with over 30 students currently enrolled.  Read More »...

Erin McKean Creates New Shape for Dictionary

Erin McKean Creates New Shape for Dictionary

By Sarah Wagner
March 6, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

Starting a successful online business is not easy, and women may face extra challenges.  But that does not mean that women cannot succeed in the business world. In fact, from 2002-03 to 2013, the number of women business owners tripled.  Women are still the minority in the field—but they h...

Students Debate Value of Student-Led Conferences

Students Debate Value of Student-Led Conferences

By Sydney Stone
March 6, 2014
Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA

Wednesday Feb. 12, was not a typical day at The Archer School for Girls. Read More »...

New Year’s Traditions Vary Around World

New Year’s Traditions Vary Around World

By Helena Heslov
February 1, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

Different cultures celebrate New Year's in diverse ways. Whether it's going to a party, staying at home to watch the ball drop or eating special food, New Year's is a special day. Read More »...

American Students Increasingly Sleep Deprived, Studies Say

American Students Increasingly Sleep Deprived, Studies Say

By Gaia Richardson
January 31, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

Is there a limit to pressure? How much sleep is too little sleep?  It is the 21st century, and we have a nation of  adults and teenagers who are horribly sleep deprived. Read More »...

Something’s Fishy: Why Your Sushi May Not be Authentic

Something’s Fishy: Why Your Sushi May Not be Authentic

By Yasmeen Namazie
January 31, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

It is arguably one of the greatest scams that Angelenos have encountered. Sushi fraud is the illegal activity of misrepresenting purchased seafood—a potential detriment to the health of all sushi-lovers alike. Read More »...

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