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The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Badminton still wins

Kate Shambo, staff writer
April 21, 2023

Great footwork, teamwork, and execution are all essential skills for a strong badminton player, Kelli Nitahara, Varsity Girls’ Badminton Coach, said. All of these skills have payed off for the badminton...

illustration by Hyun Park

Gains for Girls

Tara Wirtschoreck, asst. sports editor
November 10, 2022

Seniors Ellie Moen and Abby Muir noticed a problem whenever they lifted weights: they were almost always in a majority-male environment. Both wishing for a lifting environment surrounded by other girls,...

Sex Should Not Sell

Tara Wirtschoreck and Gaby Yap
April 22, 2022

During her time on the silver screen, Marilyn Monroe was never allowed to be anything more than a sex symbol, according to a study on her life by the University of Oregon. In 1946, she signed her first...

Illustration by Rhanda Halawah

Students sound off on consumerism post-pandemic

Tara Wirtschoreck, asst. features editor
March 18, 2022

From gas to savings to their family, every high school student has something to earn money for. Spending and savings habits vary between students, and different factors impact their decisions about what...

Luka Heidari: from club meetings to Congress

Tara Wirtschoreck, features assistant editor
February 11, 2022

Senior Luka Heidari is one of the few high school students lucky enough to know what he wants to do with the rest of his life. Fueled by his passion for politics and activism he plans on someday running...

The Oracle holiday gift guide

Tara Wirtschoreck, asst. features editor
December 17, 2021

For the sweet tooth: Custom Chocolate box   Chocolate makes a delicious gift, and Fannie-May is one of the best chocolate brands out there. A personalized box is great for a picky sweet tooth...

Celebrity cringe couples countdown

Celebrity cringe couples countdown

Tara Wirtschoreck, asst. features editor
December 17, 2021

Since the beginning of the internet, people everywhere have resorted to sharing their entire lives online, none more so than my least favorite thing: annoying celebrity couples. I live in constant fear...

Charitable concert: Seniors, Jeremy Bernstein, Sam Collett, Danny McNeela and Lev Sheinfeld perform at Jamnesty.

Charitable concert: Jamnesty combines activism and music

Music has the ability to unify people across different cultures, ethnic groups and regions. This globally-shared experience is what makes it so powerful, said senior Lev Sheinfeld, a member of the band...

Spring sports take a splash into summer vacation

Tara Wirtschoreck, staff writer
May 21, 2021

After almost two years without a game, spring sports - girls’ soccer, boys’ volleyball, track and field, baseball and softball, are all finally getting the chance to play as summer sports. The fact...

“You matter and you’re not alone.”

Emerson Beitzel and Tara Wirtschoreck
April 23, 2021

Veronica Reyes, co-sponsor of Latinx Reads Club, was inspired to create Latinx Reads Club by a single book: I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, written by Erika L. Sánchez. Reyes explained that she...

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