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Short Story: ‘Remember This’

Short Story: ‘Remember This’

By Sara Seaman

February 19, 2014


Filed under VOICES, WHIMSIES

I never feel less alone when I drive through the city, by myself, in the middle of the night. And I never feel more isolated when I’m standing in a room full of people, completely unneeded and irrelevant. -But I’ll tell you, watching the lights fly by through my little glass box, like a fish in a...

7 Ways to Enjoy Mammoth on Warm Winter Days

7 Ways to Enjoy Mammoth on Warm Winter Days

By Haley Jamieson

January 28, 2014


Filed under LISTS, VOICES, WHIMSIES

Many people venture to Mammoth Mountain during the winter to either ski or snowboard. The ample snow makes these activities safe, and fun. But when spring approaches early, the mountain becomes abundant in rocks and disgruntled skiers. Mammoth Mountain offers other activities to do as you wait for the s...

5 Ways to Cool Down in the Winter

5 Ways to Cool Down in the Winter

By Kayry Gonzalez

January 24, 2014


Filed under LISTS, VOICES, WHIMSIES

Because California is known for its warm climate and beautiful weather all year round, we expect sunny blue skies. But 80 degrees in January? Really? Read More »...

Photo Gallery: The Dogs of Archer

Photo Gallery: The Dogs of Archer

By Sydney Stone

January 17, 2014


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, VOICES, WHIMSIES

Everyone knows that dogs are a big part of the culture at Archer, but did you know that this tradition dates back to the founding of the school? Read More »...

7 Reasons to Love Winter in Los Angeles

7 Reasons to Love Winter in Los Angeles

By Madison Richardson

December 13, 2013


Filed under LISTS, VOICES, WHIMSIES

Some people love winter, and others despise it. Because winter signifies the arrival of mildly cold weather and of stress-inducing finals week, Archer students often forget to acknowledge the many advantages of the season.  Read More »...

Top 5 Community Service Opportunities

Top 5 Community Service Opportunities

By Gaia Richardson

December 11, 2013


Filed under LISTS, VOICES, WHIMSIES

With the season of giving approaching, it seems to be the ideal time to consider community service opportunities. Here's a look at our top five: Read More »...

Throwback Thursday: Teacher Edition

Throwback Thursday: Teacher Edition

By Sydney Stone

December 5, 2013


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, VOICES, WHIMSIES

In spirit of the popular Instagram trend, the Oracle brings you #throwbackthursday: Teacher Edition! Click on the first picture to start the slideshow and find out who these kids are now and what they were doing in the picture.

‘Spametry’: Spam Poetry

‘Spametry’: Spam Poetry

By Sydney Stone

November 19, 2013


Filed under VOICES, WHIMSIES

Every day the Oracle staff receives comments, many of which are insightful, supportive, and thoughtful.  However, occasionally a bit of spam slips in there.   Read More »...

While Visions of Turkey Danced in their Heads

While Visions of Turkey Danced in their Heads

By Sara Seaman

November 14, 2013


Filed under VOICES, WHIMSIES

As Thanksgiving break nears, dreamy excitement grows in the eyes of Archer girls.  Read More »

Beware the Tolerable Cold

Beware the Tolerable Cold

By Sara Seaman

November 11, 2013


Filed under VOICES, WHIMSIES

As Summer rolls out and the sweet smell of artificial pumpkin rolls in with the fall, Los Angeles has begun its usual freak out from the approximately 10-15 degree weather drop.  Read More »...

Photo Gallery: 10 Objects that Define Archer

Photo Gallery: 10 Objects that Define Archer

By Sydney Stone

November 8, 2013


Filed under LISTS, MULTIMEDIA, VOICES, WHIMSIES

Wandering the halls of Archer, you might notice some things that you wouldn't normally see in a school. You might see a dog lying in the middle of a hallway, red Spanish-style tiles on your way to class, or a plate of cupcakes just sitting in the middle school hallway.  Below are just some of the many...

Archer Students Value Food Above All Else

Archer Students Value Food Above All Else

By Madison Richardson

October 25, 2013


Filed under VOICES, WHIMSIES

The prevalence of food at Archer has always been subject to friendly mockery, signified by Archer’s unofficial name as the “Archer School for Food.” Read More »...

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