The Oracle

2013-2014 Staff

Aaron Ach

Aaron Ach has been writing on The Oracle since the spring of 2012; he has primarily written for news and is now an assistant editor of the section, but also did some work for a&e. Aaron is also involved in the GBS communit...

Shea Anthony

Shea Anthony has been writing for The Oracle since the fall of 2011 and is currently an editor for A&E. Prior to being an editor, Shea was an assistant editor for Features and wrote for both sections as a staff writer. In...

Georgia Arvantis

Georgia Arvanitis has been on The Oracle as a staff writer for the News section since the spring of 2013. She has been playing for the GBS tennis team since freshman year. Georgia loves to both write and read. She loves being ...

Lauren Benson

Lauren Benson is enjoying her first year as a member of the Oracle staff, working as a news reporter. Before high school, she was homeschooled, so it took a little while to get used to those 8:00 am classes, and not being able...

Caroline Berg

Caroline Berg has been on The Oracle since her Sophomore year. Last year, Caroline wrote for Features, but she really looks forward to trying something new by writing for A&E. Caroline joined The Oracle because as a kid she...

Tori Brown

Tori Brown has been writing for The Oracle since Spring of 2013, and currently she is an opinions columnist. She enjoys journalism, swimming, and photography. She is heavily involved with the GBS girls swimming team. She loves...

Grace Brunzell

Grace Brunzell has been writing for The Oracle since the fall of 2012. She is currently a staff writer for Features. She has always loved writing and finds journalism a fun way to meet new people while expanding her writing abilities....

Chris Callahan

Chris Callahan (AKA Caliswag) has been on the Oracle staff since the beginning of his sophomore year. He has loved writing all his life and a position as a columnist on the Oracle has allowed him to combine his passion for writing,...

Rachel Chmielinski

Rachel Chmielinski has been a writer for the Oracle since the fall of 2011. Having been an active member in the GBS athletic community and a sports enthusiast, she has loved being a part of the sports section for all 3 of her...

Jacki Cortopassi

Jackie Cortopassi has been on The Oracle since the fall of 2012 and has been a photographer for the newspaper ever since. Even before she joined The Oracle during her sophomore year, Jackie had always had a love for the art of...

Mollie Cramer

Mollie Cramer has been writing for The Oracle since Fall 2012 and is a staff reporter for the A&E section. She loves to write for The Oracle because it gives her a chance to share other people's stories and learn more about j...

Kali Croke

Kali has been writing on The Oracle since the fall of 2012 and is currently the co-editor for A&E. She is a member of the student council as president of the junior class, a dedicated member of Model UN, and co-founder of South’s...

Jacqueline Dewitt

Jacqueline DeWitt is a native to Glenview and a sophomore at South. She's been taking pictures for The Oracle since her freshman year, and plans to continue throughout high school. Being a photographer allows her to meet many...

Lauren Durning

Lauren Durning has been working for The Oracle since the beginning of her junior year, starting as a staff writer.  Currently a senior, she is now a co-web editor.  Since she's not assigned to a specific section of The Oracl...

Claire Fisher

Claire Fisher has been on the staff of The Oracle since her freshman year. After writing for A&E for a short time, Claire became a columnist and has been since midway through her freshman year. Now in her junior year, Claire...

Marley Hambourger

Marley Hambourger has been taking pictures for The Oracle since the fall of 2012. Marley enjoys photography as well as singing in choir and being a member of student council, Cure Club, and Student 2 Student. Marley is looking f...

Calli Haramaras

Calli Haramaras has been writing for The Oracle since the fall of 2012, and she’s an assistant features editor. Calli enjoys writing, as well as playing soccer for GBS. She’s a peer mentor and loves to get involved and work wit...

Hailey Hauldren

Hailey Hauldren has been writing for the Oracle since the fall of 2012, and is currently one of the assistant editors for the Features section. In addition to writing for The Oracle, Hailey plays field hockey for GBS and is in...

Connie Hoekstra

Connie Hoekstra is a staff reporter for The Oracle. Connie has been a part of The Oracle since the spring of 2013. She enjoys writing and playing lacrosse for GBS. Connie is involved in the peer mentor program, as well as the...

Julia Jacobs

Julia Jacobs is a current senior and Co-editor-in-chief of The Oracle. Julia started her career on The Oracle as a news reporter for two years followed by an assistant opinions editor her junior year. This past summer, Julia attended...

Janie Kahan

Janie Kahan is a photographer for The Oracle for the first time this year. She found her interest in photography through her love of film making. She is currently involved in the television broadcasting course, student council, dra...

Carolyn Kelly

Carolyn Kelly is currently the Co-News Editor and has been writing for The Oracle since the spring of 2011. After staff-writing as an underclassman, she loves being part of the Editorial Board and investigating stories for South. S...

Charlotte Kelly

Charlotte (Charlie) Kelly has been involved with the Oracle since the fall of 2012. She has exclusively written for News as a staff writer for the past two years, but is now taking the leap to co-news editor with her sister, ...

Elisa Kim

Elisa Kim has been on The Oracle since second semester of her freshmen year when she first took the journalistic writing course at GBS. After spending her sophomore year as a staff writer and her junior year as an assistant ed...

Justine Kim

Justine Kim has been a sports writer for The Oracle since the fall of 2012. Justine loves sports writing because it keeps her on her toes. She loves being involved in school and is also on Student Council, the Varsity Golf team,...

Lilly Ludwig

Lilly Ludwig has been writing for The Oracle since Spring 2013, and this is her first year as a staff writer for A&E. Lilly enjoys writing, running, and working with animals. She has always enjoyed reading and writing, and...

Addie Lyon

Addie Lyon has been writing for The Oracle since the Fall of 2012, and is currently an assistant editor for the Features section. Addie strives to be very involved in GBS and to also give back to the community as much as she ...

Hannah Mason

Hannah Mason has been writing for The Oracle since the fall of 2012, and is currently the assistant sports editor. Other than journalistic writing, Hannah likes to write creatively on her own time. She plays softball for South in...

Breck Murphy

Breck Murphy has been on The Oracle since spring of 2012. She was a staff reporter for a year, and is currently the co-sports editor. She really enjoys writing and hopes to continue throughout her career. Aside from sports journ...

Cormac O'Brien

Cormac O’Brien has worked on the Oracle since the spring of 2013 and is currently an assistant photo/graphics editor. Cormac is an avid amateur photographer with an eye for graphic design. His other interests include an eclectic ...

Madison O'Brien

Junior Madison O’Brien has written for The Oracle since the fall of 2011. She is currently Co-Features editor. Madison has a passion for journalism and loves to write. She plays lacrosse for South and coaches a young girls ...

Camille Park

Senior Camille “CJ” Park is co-editor in chief of The Oracle this year. Camille started her journalistic endeavors before freshman year while attending a journalism workshop in New York and studying at Fordham University. ...

Richard Pearl

Richard Pearl has been writing for The Oracle since the first semester of his sophomore year. He spent his sophomore and junior years as a news writer, and is now spending his senior year as a web editor, in addition to continuin...

Nimisha Perumpel

Nimisha Perumpel has drawn illustrations for The Oracle since fall 2012. Nimisha’s interest in art from a young age prompted her to join The Oracle staff at GBS. Her interest in art influences several of her other passions, in...

Kelsey Pogue

Kelsey Pogue started off her career on The Oracle as a staff reporter during the second semester of her freshman year, writing for features. She instantly liked both the creativity and structure in writing journalistic stories. Now...

Wyatt Richter

Wyatt Richter has been a photographer for The Oracle since the Fall of 2011 and is currently the Photo Editor. Wyatt not only likes taking photos and designing graphics for The Oracle, but also enjoys film, coding, being a lead...

Evan Sawires

Evan Sawires has been writing on The Oracle since the Spring of 2013, and she is currently an opinions columnist. She has always enjoyed writing, especially essays and poems for her blogs and English classes. She is involved ...

Dana Sim

Dana Sim has been on the Oracle since Spring of 2013. Being a very studious person, Dana likes to work ahead on her homework assignments and study in advance. She participates in Track and Field during the Spring. In her spare...

Victoria Sunkel

Victoria Sunkel had been writing for the Features section of The Oracle since spring 2013.  She is excited for another year of meeting new people and seeking out current stories. Outside of journalism, Victoria enjoys playing...

Inaara Tajuddin

Senior Inaara Tajuddin began her journalism career during sophomore year when she decided to take on a journalistic writing course. She became a news staff reporter thereafter and is currently a web editor for the Oracle at Gl...

Kiersten Teresi

Kiersten Teresi has been writing for the Oracle since Spring 2013. This will be her first full year on Oracle.  She is a columnist for Opinions. Kiersten has enjoyed writing ever since she was little. In addition to writing, ...

Dani Tuchman

Dani Tuchman started on The Oracle by taking Journalistic Writing in her first semester of freshman year. Since then, she has been a staff writer and currently doubles as an assistant editor for the opinions section and as a pho...

Sally You

Sally You first joined the Oracle as a sophomore j-writer. She went on to become the assistant a&e editor her junior year and is currently an opinions editor. Other than The Oracle, Sally participates in De La Cru and tuto...

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