The Oracle

Icarus successfully exposes Russian doping scandal

Sofia Snyder, co-sports editor

April 20, 2018

Filed under Reviews

In Greek Mythology, Icarus was trying to escape with his father from Crete by making wings out of wax and feathers. As he began to fly, Icarus would show off his escape by flying over people who watched from below. Instead of fl...

Allowing ninth courses supports non-academic interests

April 20, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Junior Matthew Baumstark, despite arriving early in the morning everyday, does not receive credit for his enrollment in Jazz Band. According to Baumstark, he is one of many students whose transcript does not reflect their time an...

AP Environmental Science confronts harsh truths

Brigid Murphy, co-features editor

April 20, 2018

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I never thought I’d take AP Environmental Science (APES) because sophomore year I found my calling: chemistry. No other subject had ever come so easily to me; my little sophomore self began to formulate big, women-in-STEM dreams of pur...

Love, Simon provides important representation for LGBTQ+

Cassidy Foronda, co-editor-in-chief

April 20, 2018

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The plot of Love, Simon seems painfully normal. It’s easy to sweep the tale of teenage love off our radars, especially following the success of critically acclaimed LGBTQ+ films like Carol, Moonlight and Call Me By Your Name, with...

Support for abusive artists proves unethical, disrespectful

Gigi Cepeda, co-opinions editor

April 20, 2018

Filed under Opinions

A few weeks ago, my friend offered me an earbud, and as someone who often shares music with me, I was interested to hear whatever he deemed adequate for my picky taste. What I heard made me reel back, not because of the sound...

South’s Most Influential- Annabel Eigel

Annabel Eigel, varsity lacrosse captain

March 16, 2018

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After not playing in last year’s season of Paranoia, a competitive Nerf war in which many South students participate outside of school, I couldn’t wait to make a team and participate this year. Despite last year’s high-speed ca...

CTE’s Internship demands increased participation, promotion

March 16, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Junior Macy Galante always dreamed of being a teacher. When she took Child Development, her enthusiasm furthered, and now, she has solidified her passion for education through an internship. Though Galante’s internship was required ...

Quicker grading standards needed

March 16, 2018

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Sitting in math class, a student’s test is returned. He looks at the date written on it. The assessment was from over a month ago. His teacher goes over the questions, but he struggles to even recollect taking the test. The...

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