The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Redefining Leadership
Sara Rahman, Web Editor • February 20, 2024

We live in an era of stark political division, but there's at least one aspect of politics many can agree on: a maximum age limit for the elected...

More than just a movie
Ariel Bukhalo, Guest Columnist • February 16, 2024

My favorite part of  movies is  each person has unique interpretations of a film. The takeaways, inspiration, ideas, and tone movies create...

A tribute to hypocrisy
A tribute to hypocrisy
Veronica Kolsenikov, columnist • February 16, 2024

“I volunteer as tribute!”  A quote all too familiar to many modern-day teenagers. We’ve heard snippets of The Hunger Games series,...

Music for the spirit and the soul
Music for the spirit and the soul
Jack Rahija, Guest Columnist • February 16, 2024

Throughout my experiences as a music player and lover, I find that two words have always motivated me: “spirit” and “soul.” Whether...

Awareness for mental health resources
Editorial Board February 16, 2024

School and mental health are strongly linked together, senior Ryan Ashley said. If one area is in need of help, for example, if someone is having...

Technology takes over teens
Technology takes over teens
Erin Walker, asst. opinions editor • December 22, 2023

As students, we stare, eyes glazed, at screens — Chromebooks, phones, and televisions—for hours upon hours every day. We see the world constantly...

Using your voice to enact change
Using your voice to enact change
The Editorial Board December 22, 2023

“I wish finals were after break.” “Spring Fling was lame.” “The cafeterias are too small.”  Students’ opinions float...

Feeling my fear, finding its humanity
Feeling my fear, finding its humanity
Meredith Bill, Opinions Co-Editor • December 22, 2023

What are you afraid of? Take a minute to consider how often a fear has held you back from something, how often it has controlled you. What...

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Awareness for mental health resources
Editorial Board

School and mental health are strongly linked together, senior Ryan Ashley said. If one area is in need of help, for example, if someone is having...

Using your voice to enact change
Using your voice to enact change
The Editorial Board

“I wish finals were after break.” “Spring Fling was lame.” “The cafeterias are too small.”  Students’ opinions float...

Elf (2003) Review
Ellory Moran, asst. a&e editor

When I was in elementary school, the best part of Christmas was the school holiday parties. The entire class would gather on the cozy rug, settle...

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Christmas: Cabin Fever (2023) Review
Kaitlyn Jiang, co-a&e editor

The newest cartoon installment of the Diary of the Wimpy Kid movies, adapted from the classic book series by Jeff Kinney, Diary of a Wimpy Kid...

The Year Without a Santa Claus Review
Erin Walker, asst. opinions editor

The rush of Christmas at the North Pole continued like it had every year, but this year was different. Overworked and exhausted, Santa sees no...