The Oracle

Q&A with Samuel Jaffe

Q&A with Samuel Jaffe

March 11, 2016

Problems with school warrant real request for change

Alexandra Sharp, Features editor

March 2, 2016

Pointless. Boring. Useless. More than once, I have heard kids in the hallways or at lunch describe school as a complete waste of their time. And let’s be honest, a lot of you who are reading this probably feel that school is so...

Illustration by Alex Solecki

Love Wins

October 2, 2015

Readers’ literary escape: Ishmael Beah emulates strength

Alex Sharp, co-Features Editor

October 2, 2015

When I was little, I used to read action stories and then try to imagine myself in the character’s shoes. I would ask myself if I could be brave like them; if I could survive. And I like to think that I would always surpass every...

Over-analyzing school texts restricts overall understanding

Alexandra Sharp, Asst. Features Editor

April 24, 2015

The average classic novel, such as Wuthering Heights or The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, has around 100,000 words. That means 100,000 words to analyze, interpret and pick apart in our English classes until the text is nothi...

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