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Four years of stress and ‘academic vigor’ for one moment of glory

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March 21, 2014

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A t Gunn, the colleges a student is accepted to and the college he ends up attending have a significant bearing on his self-confidence. Gunn’s heavy “college culture” is what drives its academic vigor. Students’ determination...

What is actually attractive?

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March 10, 2014

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Attraction. The very word attracts. It is the perennial motivator of human conduct: the provenance of our deepest feelings and desires that inherently inspire our culture and opinions. Yet how accurately is it represented? He...

Exploring the concept of “hook-ups”: Past, Present, and Future

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March 10, 2014

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“Why would you just cuddle with her when you could do it? I mean, Forman, doing it is it. That’s why they call it it.” —Michael Kelso, That 70’s Show   Though stated for comedic effect, Michael Kelso’s sentim...

The Oracle takes a trip through the campus to bring you an overview of how students and staff members spend their lunch period.

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February 3, 2014

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Lunch on the Freshman Quad Lucy Oyer Managing editor It’s 12:52 and the lunch bell has just rung. Lunch starts as a trickle but soon becomes a stream of students filing towards the concrete platform that faces the Little...

Staff member revamps study habits for Work and Family Month

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October 17, 2013

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As a procrastinator, I will readily admit that the average teenager’s work space is hardly a center of productivity. We’re constantly fighting the beckon of the great entity called the Internet, which taunts us with Imgur,...

Reporter reflects on favorite book for Book Month

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October 17, 2013

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I could have picked a timeless classic to celebrate National Book Month, but instead, I decided to nominate Tim Gunn’s “Fashion Bible,” which details the fascinating history of everything in your closet. National Book Month,...

October is the time to walk for a cure

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October 17, 2013

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Each year, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation hosts several three-day fundraising walks to commemorate its cause. This October, for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the walk will be held in Atlanta, Philadelphia,...

Oracle staffer dresses as a boy to test school acceptance

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September 20, 2013

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Written By: Noa Livneh While there are more than 700,000 self-identified transgenders living in the United States, understanding their daily life is a struggle for most of us because we can’t put ourselves in their shoes. . ....

Crazy, Stupid (Brand-name) Love

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January 31, 2013

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Written by: Chaewon Lee Let’s put it this way: food brands are like television channels. Sure, experimenting with them can be fun, but after awhile, it’s nice to settle on just one. They’re also like designer labels: knock of...

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December 12, 2012

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Written by: Lawrence Chen Last year, the program Health Care Alliance for Response to Adolescent Depression (HEARD) Alliance, organized by Dr. Meg Durbin of Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), held a logo competition for its new webs...

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