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Faculty Spotlight: Q&A with history teacher Nick Graham

Graham stands in front of a world map in his classroom. Graham previously taught in England.

By Lola Lamberg, Chloe Richards, and Thea Leimone

January 11, 2019

Laughter fills the classroom V9 as London-native and Archer high school history teacher Nick Graham uses British slang and Bruce Springsteen references to explain the Renaissance to his tenth grade students. Graham was a long-term substitute for history teacher Margaret Shirk last year and joined the pe...

No snow, no problem: Tips on wintertime in Los Angeles

At Santa Monica's Ice, ice skaters skate around a rink. This rink is available during the wintertime, and opened up on Nov. 3, 2018.

By Amelia Stone, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018

As a former New Yorker, I often looked for snow to start my winter season. Living in Los Angeles, however, has challenged me to think outside of the box and create some new winter traditions. Here are some of my suggestions for ways to kick off your winter:   Ice Skating Ever since I was a...

5 ways to begin the year organized, stress-free

Arianna Miller and Julia Wanger '20 organize their notes to prepare for the year ahead.

By Nicki Rosenberg, Managing Editor

October 1, 2018

Here are five ways to head into the school year so you can start off strong and stay organized for the whole year. Stay on top of your work. When you get an assignment, try to get it done as soon as you can so you don’t have to worry about it closer to the due date. Having it done ahead of time al...

LA Neighborhood Guide: Westwood Edition

Diddy Riese is a staple of the Westwood Village. Even on weekdays the line to get an ice cream sandwich can go all the way around the block.

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

June 1, 2018

“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. UCLA is ...

Editor-in-Chic: How to accessorize your uniform

A rack of Archer uniforms, which people donated for an Archer clothing drive that I co-organized earlier this month. The clothes are primarily green, white, black and gray.

By Alexandra Chang, Managing Editor/Culture Editor

May 17, 2018

Are you tired of looking in the mirror and seeing a green Lands End sweater staring back at you? We’ve all been there. Or, in the case of middle schoolers, it’s a white cardigan and purple polo. Despite the fact that wearing a uniform is obviously beneficial (it’s a major time and money saver fo...

5 local attractions to explore over spring break

Scenes from Solstice Canyon's hiking trail. The trail is located in Malibu.

By Alexandra Chang, Managing Editor/Culture Editor

March 16, 2018

Spring Break is just around the corner, and Los Angeles offers a plethora of fun, interesting activities. Whether you hope to engage in political activism or explore a new hiking trail in Malibu, this list offers something for everyone. Written below are five enjoyable things to do over the vacation...

Video: What do Archer girls love about Archer?

Video: What do Archer girls love about Archer?

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

February 15, 2018

In the spirit of Valentine's Day, The Oracle interviewed Archer girls and faculty to find out,"What do you love about Archer? Or what do you love most about your life currently?" From the Courtyard to the Class of 2018, watch the video to find out what the Archer community loves.

Pasta, Frozen Yogurt and More: 3 Delicious Holidays in February

A cup of vanilla frozen yogurt from The Yogurt Shoppe in Brentwood. They offer a 15 percent discount to Archer students and neighborhood merchants.

By Alexandra Chang, Managing Editor/Culture Editor

February 8, 2018

When you think of holidays in February, what does your mind jump to? I think it's safe to say that most people would say Valentine's Day. However, there are tons of other (non-official) holidays that are certainly worth celebrating, such as National Kite Flying Day, National Awkward Moments Day and Natio...

LA Neighborhood Guide: Manhattan Beach Edition

Manhattan Beach seen from the Manhattan Beach Pier. This beach city is a great place for food, family and fun.

By Kamryn Bellamy, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018

“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. Manhatta...

Nine Christmas movies to celebrate the holidays

A Christmas tree stands in a living room. This holiday season, Chang recommends nine of her favorite holiday movies.

By Alexandra Chang, Managing Editor/Culture Editor

December 15, 2017

If you’re anything like me, Christmas begins the day after Thanksgiving, and the tree goes up on Dec. 1. In order to get into the holiday spirit, I always enjoy watching Christmas movies with my family and friends. If you’re not sure of what to watch, don’t worry: this listicle includes every...

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