The Oracle

Balancing expectations, passions necessary

Sharon Kim, columnist

May 26, 2017

“It’s your life - you should do what you want to do.” Thank you, brave 9th generation Caucasian organism, for those enlightening words. I can see the light now: everything seems so simple. I can just go ahead and do what...

Recent political events warrant attention, reflection

Sharon Kim, columnist

April 21, 2017

On March 10, South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye was impeached from office by the court due to her alleged abuse of power. Let’s just say Korea wasn’t all that peachy about the situation. I wasn’t exactly peachy, grapey...

Stressful burden of indecisiveness cured through taking risks

Sharon Kim, columnist

March 17, 2017

The words in front of me blur as sweat cascades down my forehead, stinging my wavering eyes. I swallow the lump in my throat as I count the footsteps of the approaching man. I’m not ready... not yet. “What can I get you?” His question...

South students consider post-high school ROTC enrollment

Sharon Kim, Staff reporter

February 16, 2017

The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), founded in 1916, is one of the most vigorous and successful leadership programs in the country, according to Today’s Military. In exchange for military service after graduation, students rec...

Competition encourages participation, success

Sharon Kim, staff reporter

April 21, 2016

Ranging from competing for a spot on the basketball team to a simple game of rock-paper-scissors with friends, competition is a large factor in most student’s lives. Competition also exists at South, especially in the class...

Students live with grandparents, strengthen affection

Sharon Kim, staff writer

December 11, 2015

The typical image of grandparents usually consists of occasional weekend visits that are rewarded with freshly baked cookies and captivating stories oozing with years of wisdom. Instead of periodic visits, some GBS students are w...

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Sharon Kim