Articles By: Cerys Holstege

Cerys Holstege

Cerys is a junior and is already in her third year with the Oracle. Extremely creative, she transcribes her passion for certain subjects onto paper into wonderful articles! Cerys is allergic to celery and loves all the different subjects in school.

Equality: Ice cream is the first step


My boyfriend and I were getting ice cream–Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Perfection for him and Cookies and Cream for me–and when it came time to pay we each pulled out our wallets and paid for ourselves. The cashier then proceeded to make a comment about how he should have bought my ice cream for me […]

Suffer now, gratify later? I don’t think so.


Our society has a deadly obsession with delayed gratification: suffer now to be happier later. In high school, you shouldn’t have too much fun. You need to focus on your grades so you can get into a “good” college. Once you get to college, you need to work hard so you can get internships and […]

Chivalry Shouldn’t See Gender


A few months ago, I went on a date with someone who, in my mom’s opinion, was one of the sweetest guys on the planet — and he was — but something about the experience didn’t sit well. He opened the door for me, carried my coat, pulled out my chair, refused my offers to […]

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