The Oracle

Back to nature: Alain escapes from everyday stress

October 9, 2018

The Oracle: Why do you like to backpack? Alain Saal-Dalma: It allows me to realize how much I use that I simply don’t need to. It is amazing to go from surviving solely on things that I can fit on my back to my norm...

Quick breakfast ideas

Quick breakfast ideas

September 7, 2018

Breakfast eggs-periment goes over easy

Yael Livneh, Centerfold Editor

September 7, 2018

I haven’t had breakfast before school for the majority of my adolescent existence. It isn’t even that I don’t want to: on weekends I spend at least an hour every morning making elaborate breakfasts complete with scrambled eggs, veggies, waffles and more. Think of a...

Why are personality quizzes so enticing?

Nikki Suzani, Copy Editor

May 18, 2018

From Buzzfeed quizzes that have been viewed over 20 million times to Facebook quizzes that let you know what kind of potato you are, personality quizzes have become a focal point of entertainment in the 21st century. Besides these...

Personality tests are valid in judging one’s character

Tejpal Virdi, News Editor

May 18, 2018

Reflecting on personal characteristics can help us understand how one interacts with the world, and personality strongly indicates performance in a variety of domains. To be clear, this is not referring to the comical “personalit...

Are personality tests valid in judging one’s character? NO

Eric Epstein, Sports Editor

May 18, 2018

Anyone who has casually surfed the internet recently is sure to have seen zany personality quizzes on Buzzfeed or Facebook that determine a quiz-taker’s personality by comparing it to that of a character, celebrity, food item...

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