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Find daily happiness in the little things


September 9, 2016

Filed under Centerfold, Uncategorized

Written by Kaya van der Horst Only three weeks into school and my life has already become swamped with work. Every hour seems to be filled with an important task, and the relaxation of summer appears to have vanished. The f...

Sports around the World: Allison Cheng


May 20, 2016

Filed under Sports

Written by Kaya van der Horst  Thanks to competitive fencing, the airport has become familiar ground for sophomore Allison Cheng. With com-petitions spread all over the country, Cheng has traveled to over 15 states since sh...

Tips for eating sustainably


February 19, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle

Written by Kaya van der Horst  1. Buy locally grown and raised foods. Besides supporting local farm families, local food is fresher since it is not flown in from another continent. 2. Have a weekly Meatless ...

Chemistry Teacher Heather Mellows Candymaking and Baking

The Oracle

November 16, 2015

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Written by Kaya van der Horst published in the Novemebr 6th, 2015 issue Every year, chemistry teacher Dr. Heather Mellows makes mole cookies for her students to celebrate Mole Day. These adorable cookies are part of Mello...

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