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Op-Ed: Money Burns Too

Op-Ed: Money Burns Too

By Erica Dick, Contributor

December 11, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE, VOICES

I can’t stop thinking this isn’t how it’s supposed to be. Yet, maybe at the same time, it’s exactly what it’s supposed to be. I’ve lived in Los Angeles all my life, a city founded on the dangerously hierarchical entertainment industry — where people earn random titles and badges of glory eithe...

Column: Decolonizing our Minds – a Reflection on American Thanksgiving

Column: Decolonizing our Minds – a Reflection on American Thanksgiving

By Sammy Torres, Guest Columnist

December 3, 2017


Filed under COLUMNISTS, VOICES

I give thanks to my ancestors today and everyday. Those ancestors who survived and resisted the largest genocidal period in human history. Those ancestors that struggled generationally in the wake of a global defining politics and economy forged out of the legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery - a centuries old papal-initiated declaration morphed into legal cover for theft, wars of conquest and settler colonialism.

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LA Neighborhood Guide: Beverly Hills Edition

LA Neighborhood Guide: Beverly Hills Edition

By Gracie Marx, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


Filed under FOOD, SHOWCASE, VOICES, WHIMSIES

“LA Neighborhood Guide” is a collection of listicles highlighting unique Los Angeles neighborhoods. It explores places to go, things to do and interesting information about the area in general. Through this spotlight, The Oracle hopes to explore Los Angeles’ diversity and unique attractions. Beverly ...

Column: Starbucks has taken over winter, and I’m okay with it

Column: Starbucks has taken over winter, and I’m okay with it

By Scarlet Levin, Columnist

December 2, 2017


Filed under COLUMNISTS, FOOD, SHOWCASE, VOICES

The holidays are fast approaching, ladies. And do you know what that means? It is time to say goodbye to good ol’ 2017. Whether it was an easy-breezy sort of year for you or maybe a little tough, 2017 was undoubtedly eventful. Through all the craziness of this year, I have had the support and lov...

Editorial: Archer moves forward, so do we

Editorial: Archer moves forward, so do we

By Oracle Editorial Board

December 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION, VOICES

In the past weeks, the normally white walls of Archer's north wings have exploded into bursts of color. Scribbled names, quotes and doodles fill classrooms, signaling the nostalgic end of an era. Its the students' farewell to the spaces and memories they hold dear. As first semester comes to a close,...

Commentary: Everything’s bigger in Texas…especially the football

Commentary: Everything’s bigger in Texas…especially the football

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS, VOICES

I've seen my fair share of football games, but nothing could have prepared me for entering the cathedral that is Eagle Stadium. While in Dallas, I attended Allen High School's semi-final playoff game against nearby Hebron High School on Nov. 17. Friday night lights deep in the heart of Texas i...

Column: Learning from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

Column: Learning from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

By Lola Lamberg, Columnist

November 9, 2017


Filed under COLUMNISTS, VOICES

Over 80 women have now claimed sexual assault and sexual harassment against Harvey Weinstein, one of the most successful American film producers and studio executives. Accusations of rape and sexual force against such a highly acclaimed film mogul have brought Americans’ attention to the fact that...

Editorial: A Year after Trump

Editorial: A Year after Trump

By Oracle Editorial Board

November 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION, VOICES

“The people united will never be divided.” This was the chant heard ‘round the world for weeks following the 2016 election of Donald Trump. Immediately after votes poured in, protests, counter-protests and impeachment efforts erupted all around the country. But no matter how many times tha...

Column: The Most Spooktacular Holiday of Them All

Column: The Most Spooktacular Holiday of Them All

By Scarlet Levin, Columnist

October 26, 2017


Filed under COLUMNISTS, MULTIMEDIA, VOICES

I am a huge fan of holidays, and quite frankly, who isn't? From drinking a cup of ‘nog wrapped in a blanket around Christmas to listening to some Taylor Swift along with fireworks on July Fourth, holidays are a time of celebration, family (and friends!) and some much needed rest. However, one holiday stand...

LA Neighborhood Guide: Downtown Edition

LA Neighborhood Guide: Downtown Edition

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2017


Filed under FOOD, VOICES, WHIMSIES

"LA Neighborhood Guide" is a collection of listicles highlighting unique Los Angeles neighborhoods. It explores places to go, things to do and interesting information about the area in general. Through this spotlight, The Oracle hopes to explore Los Angeles' diversity and unique attractions. Los Ange...

Column: Butter than Movie Theater Popcorn

Column: Butter than Movie Theater Popcorn

By Anna Allgeyer, Columnist

October 18, 2017


Filed under COLUMNISTS, FOOD, VOICES

I love Archer. Many qualities in this community make me grin, and, more often than not, it’s the little things that make all the difference. Exhibit A: eating in class. I’m nervous to go to college for many reasons, but none are as frightening of the possibility of not being able to eat in class....

Six creative DIY Halloween costumes

Six creative DIY Halloween costumes

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under VOICES, WHIMSIES

Halloween is one of the best holidays of the year, filled with spooks and frights. With Halloween only 16 days away, now is the perfect time to start brainstorming ideas for an awesome costume. Here are some easy do-it-yourself (or DIY) Halloween costumes from previous years that Archer girls made....

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