The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Old News: Vietnam War Teach-Ins

Maeve Plunkett, staff reporter
May 27, 2016

In April, South students from STAND for Peace held teach-ins, public information sessions, for all freshman history classes about topics ranging from freedom of speech to the contested genocide in Burma...

Old News: G.L.S.E.N Day of Silence

Anushka Kalra, staff reporter
April 22, 2016

On April 15, 1996, University of Virginia student Maria Pulzetti organized the first national Day of Silence to honor LGBT+ individuals. In The National magazine, Pulzetti expressed her goal was for the...

PANDEMIC PATIENTS: Aiding a patient at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington D.C., a nurse helps combat the influenza pandemic of 1918.  Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Old News: Influenza Pandemic

John Schurer, co-news editor
March 11, 2016

On the morning of March 11, 1918, soldiers at Fort Riley, Kansas, suffered from high fevers, muscle aches and sore throats. Within days, thousands of American soldiers reported similar symptoms. Dirty...

Old News: Watergate Scandal

Katie Cavender, co-news editor
February 5, 2016

The media is always buzzing with activity, trying to capture attention with urgent taglines and pushing to ensure that their content gets the most views. In the process of accomplishing this, however,...

Old News: The Confederate Flag

Dani Tuchman, co-editor-in-chief
February 1, 2016

If you were alive 155 years ago today, you would have witnessed headlines that read, ìAbraham Lincoln elected 16th president of The United States.î Not only was he the first Republican candidate elected...

Old News: Satellite Communication

Lauren Frias, co-editor-in-chief
December 18, 2015

Christmas sale commercials and catchy holiday tunes fill the air, rounding out the overall festive ambiance of the season. However, few people pay attention to the actual mechanism that contributes to...

Old News: The first atomic clock vs. Ahmed’s clock

Dani Tuchman, co-editor-in-chief
October 2, 2015

If you were alive on this day in 1956, you would have witnessed headlines that read, “First Atomic Power Clock Exhibited in New York City.” The idea of utilizing magnetic resonance, which is the absorption...

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