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D225 announces candidates for election

Mia Carr and Layla Mohamed
February 17, 2023

Five candidates for the District 225 School Board, incumbents Sydney (Skip) Shein and Marcelo Sztainberg, and newcomers Paul T. Kelly, Sandra Muhlenbeck, and Jim Geldermann, will run in the April 4 election...

Illustration by Esther Yun

Students get politically involved as poll workers

Ella Naugle, Jessie Norwood
November 20, 2020

Despite the majority of South’s population being under the legal voting age, students like junior Lauren Ravury still found ways to be politically active in the 2020 election by being a poll worker. Ravury...

Illustration by Patsy Carolan

Election season leaves South with tough conversations

Emily Blumberg, co-news editor
November 20, 2020

The 2020 presidential election has created dissent across the country, and with a polarized electorate, it has become an unavoidable topic in many communities, including South. Although South is home to...

Political volunteering provides community, learning opportunities, no matter the outcome

Political volunteering provides community, learning opportunities, no matter the outcome

Noah Walch
November 12, 2020

I was expecting the weekend before election day to be incredibly hectic. I had procrastinated on college applications as long as I possibly could and I had signed up for a full weekend of Get Out the Vote...

Oracle After Hours: 2020 Veepstakes

Oracle After Hours: 2020 Veepstakes

Noah Walch, columnist
May 14, 2020

There’s something Selina Meyer wants you to know: “Being Vice President is like being declawed, defanged, neutered, ball-gagged, and sealed in an abandoned coal mine...! It is a fate worse than death.”  Suffice...

Election emotions: Rallying amongst a crowd of his supporters (right), president-elect Trump speaks at a pro-Trump event in Phoenix, Arizona. Trump was elected President early in the morning of Nov. 9, 2016.

Student’s reflect on media’s impact on election

Anne Marie Yurik and Eliza Schloss
December 16, 2016

On the morning of Nov. 9, South students, some ecstatic from Donald Trump’s victory the previous night and others disheartened by the loss of their candidate of choice, stood for the routine morning...

Civil Communication: Standing to the side, Oracle editors, Anne Marie Yurik (front) and Alexandra Sharp (back) interview a Trump supporter who attended the Trump resistance rally held in Indianapolis. The rally was used as a way for individuals to voice their concern of a Trump presidency. Photo by Yoon Kim

Trump resistance rally garners further Republican respect

Anne Marie Yurik & Alexandra Sharp, co-editor in chief, co-features editor
November 13, 2016

At a Trump resistance rally at Indiana’s capitol building on Saturday, Nov. 12, Republicans furthered our respect. We’re not going to lie; everybody has political bias; however, we wanted to cover...

South students shed light on their choice candidates

Maddy Ruos, co-features editor
November 4, 2016

With a record number of Americans paying attention to the upcoming 2016 presidential election, South students take time to reflect on the candidates involved and the rhetoric surrounding their campaigns....

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