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Oracle After Hours: The 2020s will be the decade of graduating from college and starting a family. So live while you’re young.

Tommy Marquardt, asst. sports editor

December 12, 2019

Last weekend, I was doing nothing. In fact, this has turned into an all too familiar of activity for me. I can’t quite explain why I like doing nothing so much. Maybe it’s a subconscious way to ignore responsibility or may...

Oracle After Hours: ‘Thank you for your service’ falls short

Gwyn Skiles, co-editor-in-chief

December 6, 2019

I rarely ever feel short.  While standing in front of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington D.C. recently, an umbrella of emotion surrounded me. When I ran my hands across the marble, slick with water droplets, the creas...

Weekly late arrival days would reinvigorate student, relieve stress

Sophia Pinc, columnist

November 13, 2019

There is nothing better than being able to sleep in. That feeling of waking up and being genuinely well-rested and ready to start the day is usually reserved for the weekends alone. With all of the homework, sports and people...

Oracle After Hours: How fair are Student Council elections?

Aria Jain, columnist

October 16, 2019

The start of a new school year—sports, activities, and the student council elections—really kicks me into high gear. However, with all of the opportunities South has to offer, it gets me thinking about the fairness of these act...

New Esports team hopes to be outlet for students

Ellie Noffke and Lauren Bianco

March 21, 2019

Two students are getting ready to face one another in their next super smash competition taking place after school in the SAC (student activities center). The controller is connected, the countdown starts and the battle begins. ...

The Best Songs of 2018: Reviews by 8th grade guest-writers on their favorite songs of the year

January 30, 2019

“Familiar” from Steven Universe review by Drew Whitford “Familiar” from the Cartoon Network show Steven Universe is potentially the greatest song from the show’s 5-year run.  The song follows the main character...

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