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Broadcast: 10th grade holds Valentines Day fundraiser, Student Council representative reflects on holiday growing up 
Broadcast: 10th grade holds Valentine's Day fundraiser, Student Council representative reflects on holiday growing up 
By Emily Paschall, Senior Reporter • February 28, 2024

Members of Archers Black Student Union serve samples of dishes from parts of the African diaspora. BSU hosted Taste of Soul Feb. 15 in the courtyard to celebrate Black History Month.
A taste of culture: Black Student Union hosts Taste of Soul event
By Katie Ray McKillop, Staff Reporter • February 24, 2024

Food is more than just the ingredients that give people energy — it's a celebration, an artistic expression and a cultural connection. Students...

Staff reporter Emily Paschall (26) uses Otter.ai to record and transcribe her interview with Emerson Cohen (26). The Oracle updated its About page to include an AI policy Feb. 20.
#JournalismNext: The Oracle reflects on its AI usage, creates AI policy
By Zoe Gazzuolo, Culture Editor • February 23, 2024

The theme for the final day of National Scholastic Journalism Week is "Journalism Next," which encourages students to consider how journalism...

Voltaires Candide, one of the worlds most well-known works of satire, is displayed. The 1759 novel questioned the Catholic Church and criticized authorities at a time when it was extremely dangerous to do so. Does it have the same impact today?
Review: 'Candide' may not be the best of all possible book choices for teens
By Vivianne Arnold, Staff Reporter • 23 hours ago

“Everything that happens is for the best,” my friend assures me just before the ship we are sailing on explodes and kills everyone on board...

The illustration above depicts the stark discrepancy in mens wage versus womens. In the sports industry, the pay gap between men and women is significant and affects womens lives. (Graphic Illustration by Uma Nambiar)
Op-Ed: Sexism should be removed from the sports industry
By Uma Nambiar, Staff Reporter • February 29, 2024

From cheering with strangers for your favorite football team to playing a pick-up basketball game in the park, sports have been a constant in...

Riley Keston (’29) defends a goal during practice. She has been playing soccer since her early childhood and said she has become closer with her teammates this past season.
7th grade shutout: Middle school goalkeeper deepens friendships, improves skills
By Siena Ferraro, News Editor • February 26, 2024

A soccer ball launches towards the goal. A blur of black and white, it closes in on the back of the net, inching closer and closer towards victory....

This image features a video of Andrew Tate’s entitled, “Outwork Everyone Else.” This photo represents how one might be sucked into his content, believing it to be empowering and motivational rather than the hateful rhetoric it truly is. It also illustrates how Tate markets his videos in an unassuming manner to draw in and indoctrinate new viewers.
Column: 'Alpha Male Podcast Bros' and the epidemic of misogyny
By Alexis David, Columnist • 19 hours ago

Content Warning: This article contains language and a discussion of sexual assault and may not be suitable for all ages and readers. You’ve...

Celebrity names are connected by arrows to 4chan and Telegram logos. These are just some of the public figures who have been explicitly disfigured by AI on social platforms. (Graphic Illustration by Allie Yang)
Column: AI deepfakes denote deep consequences for all
By Allie Yang, Columnist • February 29, 2024

Content Warning: This column contains mention of mature and sexual themes that may not be suitable for younger readers. Even though she made...

The illustration above depicts the stark discrepancy in mens wage versus womens. In the sports industry, the pay gap between men and women is significant and affects womens lives. (Graphic Illustration by Uma Nambiar)
Op-Ed: Sexism should be removed from the sports industry
By Uma Nambiar, Staff Reporter • February 29, 2024

From cheering with strangers for your favorite football team to playing a pick-up basketball game in the park, sports have been a constant in...

This image features four album covers from the highlighted, lesser-known artists I absolutely love. Covers include “Revealer” by Madison Cunningham and “Going Through It” by Eliza McLamb.
4 favorites: Smaller, alternative musicians I can't stop listening to
By Siena Ferraro, News Editor • February 26, 2024

In everything I do, I am completely and utterly consumed by music. After curating playlists upon playlists apt for even the most esoteric...

A collection of cut avocados rest on a cutting board. Using these avocados, I made a giant batch of guacamole for the Super Bowl Feb. 11.
The 4 best ways to eat an avocado (besides your basic avocado toast)
By Uma Nambiar, Staff Reporter • February 17, 2024

Let's be honest: Not many foods are as versatile as the vibrant green avocado. Sadly, most people resort to the most basic way of eating this...

Sexplained S1E3 - The need to know on birth control: Barrier methods
By Ella Dorfman, Podcaster • February 26, 2024

Disclaimer from Podcaster Ella Dorfman (‘25): In today's podcast, I'll be talking about barrier birth control methods. I know everyone has...

S4E6 - The Scoop on Archer sophomore actress, how she transformed her passion into a career
By Oona Seppala, Senior Reporter • February 22, 2024

In this episode of The Scoop, Senior Reporter Oona Seppala (‘26) interviewed Archer sophomore Sofia Capanna about her experience working as...

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