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Choose passion over first place

Mia Carr, news editor
April 21, 2023

First place, team captain, the leader. We have trained our minds to think that the only way for us to have value is by being the best at what we do. However, there is more to life than a trophy or title. I...

The Culture of Team Intoxication

The Culture of Team Intoxication

Aria Jain, Emily Pavlik, and Mia Carr
March 18, 2022

In this article, please read cautiously as The Oracle describes the effects of students consuming illegal substances: recreational drugs and alcoholic beverages.     As senior Harper Jennings*...

Logging off: 9 teachers retire after a year of difficulties

Logging off: 9 teachers retire after a year of difficulties

Mia Carr and Hailey Cho
May 21, 2021

As the school year comes to an end, goodbyes are being exchanged throughout South’s hallways. Although most of these farewells will only last for the summer, there are a few people who will not be returning...

Cultural community: 
Surrounded by fellow dancers, Latino Heat  celebrates their culture through dance.

South’s unique dance groups jig on despite changes

Mia Carr, Shosh Green, and Clare Lanscioni
April 23, 2021

Latino Heat Adrenaline flowing through their bodies, members of South’s Latino Heat dance as music filled the cafeteria during their rehearsals. This year, their smiles were covered up by masks. Instead...

Checking it off the list

Mia Carr, Staff writer
March 19, 2021

A bucket list is filled with goals meant to be completed before you ‘kick the bucket’. Some achievements might include traveling the world, while others are as simple as learning to ride a skateboard....

Sweet Students: Persevering through icy tempuratures and snow-covered driveways, juniors Elise Bauerschmidt, Elle Milek and Bella DeRosa (left to right) help out senior citizens through the Snow Angels Program. Photo courtesy of  Grace Cullum

Snow much fun: Interact’s Snow Angels Program helps Glenview’s senior citizens

Grace Clark and Mia Carr
February 12, 2021

After a cold winter storm, shoveling a snowy driveway is not the first thing anyone wants to do. However, members of South’s Snow Angels Program help senior citizens in the community by doing exactly...

Illustration by Mia Carr

South students get a taste of their heritage through traditional foods

Sarah Al-Jawhar and Mia Carr
December 18, 2020

When sitting around the dinner table with her family, senior Marina Markovic often enjoys a mouthwatering Serbian dish known as gibanica. With an alluring smell and a cheesy, crispy taste, this dish is...

Talkative Tommy: Donning his mask, Tommy Marquardt, co-host of the WGBKs That Sports Show, continues to give listeners insight on sports despite the challenges posed to radio by Covid-19.

Live from the studio: Covid-19 restrictions affect WGBK

Mia Carr, Molly Thissen, staff writers
November 20, 2020

With a mask resting on her face and hand sanitizer spread across her hands, senior Station Manager Emma Langas takes a deep breath as she begins to broadcast the news on WGBK, South’s student radio station,...

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