The Oracle

Oracle chiefs encourage student body to vocalize thoughts

Sarah Jaleel, Kathryn Jaslikowski, co-editors in chief

October 5, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

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...

A freshmen guide to surviving the next four years

Chris Altonji, staff writer

October 5, 2012

Filed under Opinions

As a freshman at this fine institution, I used to look around for examples of proper behavior from the upperclassmen. Now, I am the upperclassman and see large numbers of confused freshmen walking around oblivious to the proper...

Suburgatory provides mirror for North Shore suburban quirks

Rosie Nash, staff writer

October 5, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Great, yet another show to make the suburbs of America look even more vapid and shallow than they already are. This one’s called “Suburgatory”, set in the close-minded suburb of Chastwin, New York. Why is it that people...

Year in review

Jeff Colins, columnist

June 6, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Reviews, Web Exclusives

It’s been quite a year, hasn’t it GBS? Seeing that this is the last issue of The Oracle I felt that it is right to do a little year in review. The school year kicked off in August with GBS’ 50th birthday celebration. We got t...

Students’ revealing posts: from risque “selfies” to 4/20 tweets

Rosie Nash, columnist

May 25, 2012

Filed under Opinions

On a recent lazy Wednesday night, I decided to explore my Twitter account for a little bit. I’m not a frequent user, but I wouldn’t classify myself as a complete stranger, either. While scrolling through the list of people...

Recent Depp, Burton collaboration falls short of expectations

Bailey Rose, co-opinions editor

May 25, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Reviews, Top Stories

A new Tim Burton film starring Johnny Depp? I’m there. I was immediately excited to see Burton and Depp’s newest collaboration, Dark Shadows, which opened in theaters this May. As the film unfolded, my excitement ebbed an...

The Oracle reexamines South’s prevalent issues

May 25, 2012

Filed under Editorial

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...

Introvert Speaking Out

Sarah Jaleel, co-news editor

May 8, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

That Saturday night party, the history test and the concert everyone went to on Friday consume my thoughts as I walk through South. Not because I was there, but because that loud small talk fills the hallways. The classroom cha...

Toddler ‘beauty’ competitions display ugliness

Chris Altonji, columnist

May 7, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Ever wonder why childhood stars like Lindsay Lohan and Michael Jackson end up falling into drug addiction, rehab or just straight-up craziness? Well, it’s really not that complex: kids aren’t meant to grow up in the spotlight. Yet,...

Lollapalooza expected to deliver medley of music

Zack Van Epps, columnist

May 7, 2012

Filed under Opinions

  Unless you have been living under a rock at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, you’ve seen or at the very least heard tidbits of the Lollapalooza line up or its rapid ticket sales. If you’re now thinking “Lollapa-whaa?”...

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