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Shooting reminds South to practice safety

December 21, 2012

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In Newtown, CT, a shooter entered Sandy Hook Elementary School Dec. 14 carrying at least two handguns. The death toll is clear: 27 innocent people are dead and 20 of them were between the ages of six and seven. This senseless...

Teens lack understanding of “sexting” repercussions

December 21, 2012

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When you are called down to the office your mind wanders as to what it could be about. Maybe you lost your ID, or maybe your bad parking jobs are finally catching up to you. Either way, you will at least be able to move on with...

Recognize the severity of concussions, long term effects

The Oracle Editorial Board

November 9, 2012

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Twenty six years after winning the Super Bowl with the 1985 Chicago Bears, 50-year-old Dave Duerson shot himself in the chest in February 2011. In an article in the New York Times, Alan Schwarz describes that in the months l...

Oracle chiefs encourage student body to vocalize thoughts

Sarah Jaleel, Kathryn Jaslikowski, co-editors in chief

October 5, 2012

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Dear GBS, There is a standard in the first issue of The Oracle that we wish to uphold for this up-coming school year. We commence the year (South’s 51st year) with an impressive first issue in which a variety of topics are...

The Oracle reexamines South’s prevalent issues

May 25, 2012

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The Oracle Editorial Board wishes to reiterate the important topics discussed in this year’s editorials for the South community to take into consideration over the summer as we enter a new school year. pink passes: The Oracle...

Visiting artist’s intent: aesthetic, not religious

Editorial Board

December 16, 2011

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Looking up at the Old Pit wall, one sees five murals hanging, each portraying a different message: two images of men, a heart with a fingerprint, a fist and finally, in the center, the largest piece bearing strong resemblance...

South’s steadfast athletes stand by principles

September 30, 2011

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Going against the social “norm” in order to stand by one’s beliefs can be a difficult thing to do. High school is often identified as a time where peer pressure can affect decision-making and trying to “fit in” is...

Ratemyteachers: more than just bashing

September 30, 2011

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Every August, students wait expectantly for a friend’s schedule to appear on their Facebook news feed before rushing to HomeLogic to see who their teachers will be for the upcoming school year. Upon discovering whose clas...

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