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Not Another Teen Movie: Archer teachers share prom stories, photos

By Alexandra Chang and Nelly Rouzroch

April 24, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, VOICES, WHIMSIES

Have you ever wondered about what your teachers wore to prom? Or what music they listened to? Or maybe you've never understood what a cassette tape is and feel too embarrassed to ask. Well don't worry. We've answered all of these questions. With Archer's junior-senior prom coming up on April 29,...

Photo Gallery: ‘Dimensions’ Dance Show

Photo Gallery: ‘Dimensions’ Dance Show

By Alice Grainge, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA

In the 2016-2017 dance show, "Dimensions," students were able to explore different aspects of art expressed through dance. The event took place the weekend of Feb. 25 with performances on both Saturday and Sunday. Each dance was inspired by a particular piece of art chosen by the choreographer. In...

March Playlist: Spring Break

March Playlist: Spring Break

By Logan Connors, Staff Writer

March 26, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, VOICES, WHIMSIES

Whether you're spending spring break somewhere tropical, in the snow or in the comfort of your home, this playlist will help you relax over the break. Check out the Archer Oracle on Spotify to hear more of out playlists!

‘The enemy of my enemy is my friend’: how the rise of hate crimes is bonding Jews, Muslims

‘The enemy of my enemy is my friend’: how the rise of hate crimes is bonding Jews, Muslims

By Maya Wernick, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA

Shots fired, cemeteries desecrated, hatred fueled. This has become the reality for thousands of Jewish and Muslim people around the country in recent months, with anti-Semitic and Islamophobic crimes on the rise. But less covered by the media is the unity of minority groups in the midst of all of the...

Despite challenges, BFA theater applicants put ‘heart and soul’ into college process

Despite challenges, BFA theater applicants put ‘heart and soul’ into college process

By Harley Quinn Smith, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA

Pacing, deep breaths and paper crane making are just some of the anxiety-relievers you're bound to find at an audition for a Bachelor of Fine Arts program in theater, as told by seniors Gabby Weltman, Anika Ramlo and Hollis Dohr. Although it may be ultimately rewarding, auditioning for a BFA program...

Photo gallery: Senior service day at Los Angeles Food Bank

Photo gallery: Senior service day at Los Angeles Food Bank

By Alice Grainge, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

While the rest of Archer students were doing their Student Led Conferences on March 15, the senior class visited the LA Food Bank in Downtown LA. The grade was tasked with sorting through food donations to give out to families within the Los Angeles County during their annual Senior Service Day. "It ...

Slime trend encourages creativity, entrepreneurship

Slime trend encourages creativity, entrepreneurship

By Cat Oriel, Voices Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA

As trends come and go, it can be difficult to keep up with the current most popular hobbies and pastimes for kids. Tweens used to bond over caring for their Tamagotchis and Bratz, trading Pokémon cards or playing on Club Penguin, and the newest favorite toy or game is constantly changing. Now, an obsession unlike any oth...

Spirit Week brings excitement, pride to community

Spirit Week brings excitement, pride to community

By Cybele Zhang, Sports Editor

March 11, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

When can someone wear pajamas, meet their favorite tv show characters and celebrate Thanksgiving all in one week? Yes, you guessed it — Archer Spirit Week. This year, Archer students celebrated the annual Spirit Week festivities from March 6 to 10. Monday - Mondazzzzzz (Pajama Day) To kick off t...

Q&A with 2016-2017 varsity swim captains: Mari Goldberg, Kaia Turowski

Q&A with 2016-2017 varsity swim captains: Mari Goldberg, Kaia Turowski

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

Entering into their sixth year on the team, seniors Mari Goldberg and Kaia Turowski are preparing to lead the swim team as co-captains. The Oracle sat down with them to see how the season is shaping up and what are their goals for this season. Watch the video above to see the full story.

Second annual Color Wars illuminates community spirit

Second annual Color Wars illuminates community spirit

By Cybele Zhang, Sports Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

After a storm comes a rainbow. For Archer that rainbow came in the form of Color Wars, which painted the campus red, purple and every shade in between. On Monday, Feb. 13, students gathered to celebrate the second annual Color Wars. Color Wars is an event organized by Student Council as a school-wide a...

Treat yourself: Anna’s Red Velvet Pancakes for Valentine’s Day

By Nelly Rouzroch and Anna Allgeyer

February 14, 2017


Filed under COLUMNISTS, FOOD, MULTIMEDIA, VOICES

Happy Valentine's Day Archer! Watch as columnist Anna Allgeyer walks you through the process of making Red Velvet Pancakes. Whether you are celebrating Valentine's Day with your significant other, treating your girl gang to a special Galentine's Day brunch or even holding a solemn, scholarly breakfast to research the true origins of the holiday, these Red V...

February Playlist: Valentine’s Day 2017

February Playlist: Valentine’s Day 2017

By Logan Connors, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, VOICES, WHIMSIES

Whether you're going solo this year or celebrating Valentine's Day with your significant other, this playlist will set the mood for February. Follow the Archer Oracle on Spotify to hear more of our playlists!

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