The Oracle

E-Cigarettes spark varied opinions throughout South

Elisa Kim, Features Co-Editor

November 8, 2013

The percentage of U.S middle and high school students who use electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, more than doubled from 2011 to 2012, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also known as the CDC. ...

Students take on summer jobs, work with kids

Marlye Jerva, staff writer

October 16, 2013

People may think of summer as a time to hang out with friends and relax.  However, some South students decided to work over the summer with little kids. One of these students is senior Maureen Anderson who worked at Wagner...

Slut-Shaming and Sexual Assault – Who’s to Blame?

Julia Jacobs & Camille Park, editors-in-chief

October 4, 2013

In the centerspread of the Oct. 3 Oracle, the following hypothetical scenario was put forth for students to consider. You'll find some anonymous students' reactions below, and we hope that you'll offer your own analysis of the s...

Students take part in drug abuse among teens at music festivals

Hailey Hauldren, asst. features editor

October 4, 2013

At the Electric Zoo festival held this past Labor Day weekend in Randall Island, NY, two deadly ecstasy overdoses prompted officials to cancel the final day of the festival, according to The Daily News. In addition to New Y...

SlutWalk Chicago protesters make statement about widespread slut-shaming, rape culture

Julia Jacobs, CJ Park, editors-in-chief

October 4, 2013

At Daley Plaza in Chicago on Sept. 7, hundreds sat cross-legged on the pavement like one gigantic kindergarten class during story time. Their eyes were glued onto the woman at the microphone, attention rapt. To an outsider,...

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