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Op-Ed: X block’s goals do not align with reality

Op-Ed: X block's goals do not align with reality

By Sydney Stone

June 5, 2015

The newly integrated X block can be a productive block of time for students, but does not entirely fulfill its purpose. It has been a year since the administration announced the addition of X block to the schedule, an hour long period in between second and third period on Tuesdays and Thursdays. ...

Op-Ed: How to save a life, the effects of on-body police cameras

By Haley Kerner

May 22, 2015

Recently, a major topic of debate in the U.S. is the question of on-body police cameras. Read More »...

Open Letter to the Class of 2015

Open Letter to the Class of 2015

By Rachel Magnin

May 13, 2015

Dear Archer Supreme 2015, Read More »

Editorial: The ‘Panther Prowler’ was justified in its decision

Editorial: The 'Panther Prowler' was justified in its decision

By Oracle Editorial Board

March 17, 2015

The Oracle Editorial Board fully supports and stands behind the Panther Prowler staff in their decision to publish a feature article on teenage sex entitled “Sex: Undressing the issue” on March 3. Read More »...

An open letter to the Canadian Soccer Association

An open letter to the Canadian Soccer Association

By Yasmeen Namazie

February 23, 2015

The only "even playing field" for female soccer players is the flatness of the turf fields at the Women's World Cup. Read More »...

Op-Ed: Immigrants Revitalize Californian Social Landscape

Op-Ed: Immigrants Revitalize Californian Social Landscape

By Yasmeen Namazie

December 12, 2014

California boasts the second-largest percentage of foreigners in nation after Florida — 53 percent of these immigrants were born in Latin America. Undeniably, the huge influx of Latin American immigrants have affected the social, political, and economic landscape of California. Read More »...

Op-Ed: Fe-men-ism

Op-Ed: Fe-men-ism

By Haley Kerner

December 12, 2014

The issue of gender equality is a prevalent topic in modern society. Here at Archer, we take pride in being strong, independent women who have a fair and equal say. Students discuss female rights and justices on a regular basis in almost every class. I am proud to say that the Western world has c...

Commentary: Teenagers Rely Outrageously on Caffeine

Commentary: Teenagers Rely Outrageously on Caffeine

By Sara Seaman

May 28, 2014

Hi, my name is Sara Seaman, and I'm a Caffeine Addict. Read More »

Op-Ed: A, B, C, D—Let’s Not Change the SAT

The College Board’s website features the redesigned SAT on its banner. Source: College Board

By Madison Richardson

April 21, 2014

Disgruntled teenagers clamber into hard plastic chairs, armed with No.2 pencils and TI-83 graphing calculators. Plastered on their faces is a kind of dogged determination that was once reserved for the young men waiting for the enemy on the frontlines. Read More »...

Op-Ed: Astronomy not Astrology

Op-Ed: Astronomy not Astrology

By Beatrix Rowland

April 8, 2014

Do you read horoscopes and believe in their power? When reading a description of your sign do you say "Wow! That's totally me!" Well...it's not. To be blunt, those balls of plasma floating millions of miles away have no effect on your life. Just because Jupiter is in your third house does not change t...

Editorial: Anonymous Comments Encourage Dialogue

Editorial: Anonymous Comments Encourage Dialogue

By Oracle Editorial Board

March 20, 2014

Last semester, the most popular Oracle article was an Op-Ed entitled “Don’t Fear the F-Word: Archer's Feminist Legacy.”  Read More »...

Op-Ed: Women in Media More Artificial, Less Human

Op-Ed: Women in Media More Artificial, Less Human

By Gaia Richardson

March 20, 2014

Women’s role in modern society is indisputably more expansive than that of previous eras. But is it really? Have our new freedoms spawned new dilemmas? Read More »...

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