The Oracle

Which summer activity should you do?

Laurel Comiter and Collin Jaeger

May 18, 2018

Filed under Lifestyle

1.) Are you an indoors or outdoors person? A) I always appreciate the beautiful aesthetic of nature B) I dabble in both fields C) Sunlight physically pains me D) The cocoon of my bed is all...

Cheesecake-lover laments closure of downtown Cheesecake Factory

Elisa Moraes-Liu, Sports Editor

May 18, 2018

Filed under Lifestyle

Recently, it was announced that The Cheesecake Factory in downtown Palo Alto will be closing down on Saturday, May 26. The restaurant has been serving customers at this location for over a decade, and throughout that time it ...

Throw your own personal prom

Yael Livneh

March 30, 2018

Filed under Lifestyle

It’s the weekend before prom. You’re sitting, staring at Student Activities Director Lisa Hall’s post on Schoology that lists ticket prices. For whatever reason, over $100 per person is just too steep for you. Yo...

Skincare enthusiast revels in quality lotions

Paulo Frank

March 30, 2018

Filed under Lifestyle

Lumene ($25) As the fanciest lotion on this list, Lumene Glow Reveal came with some lo y expectations, but I’m happy to say that the moisturizer has delivered on all fronts. Rather than com- ing out of a squeeze tub...

Sophia Siegel: Ukulele


March 6, 2018

Filed under Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Given a fourteen day time frame to learn the ukulele, I set out two weeks ago to develop a method for hurried ukulelists to perfect their skills. The key part of this accelerated process is, believe it or not, not learning to pla...

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