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Willfully ignoring antisemitism is antisemitism

Willfully ignoring antisemitism is antisemitism

Natalie Arbatman, Editor-In-Chief March 4, 2022

I am done begging for solidarity. I am done waiting for non-Jews to see us, to hear us, to ache for us, to fight with us. On Jan. 17, a British extremist took hostage a Rabbi and three other members of...

Stop talking, start acting

Stop talking, start acting

Oracle Staff May 13, 2021

The editorial published in the Edition of the Oracle sent out to subscribers on May 19 is a misprint. The following is the most updated version of the editorial and represents the opinion of the Oracle...

Disregarding Jewish identity

Disregarding Jewish identity

Natalie Arbatman October 25, 2020

Anti-Semitism in the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum This article first appeared in the first issue of the 2020-21 volume of the Oracle. It has been since been updated. Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed...

Perspective: Our generation needs to analyze, rather than consume, media

Perspective: Our generation needs to analyze, rather than consume, media

Ella Haney-Foulds May 24, 2020

Mill Valley News, Tatum Elliott In the digital media unit of art class in seventh grade, I was shown a documentary about body image. It showed countless photoshopped images of models, but instead of...

How racialized college admissions gossip harms our understanding and discourse on affirmative action

How racialized college admissions gossip harms our understanding and discourse on affirmative action

Orianna Schwartz May 11, 2020

In the past few weeks many seniors, including myself, have apprehensively logged onto web portals or opened acceptance letters to competitive colleges. For those who choose to enter the competition for...

Editorial: Distance learning successes and our suggestions for the future

Editorial: Distance learning successes and our suggestions for the future

Oracle Staff May 10, 2020

The inherent difficulties that have arisen in the wake of COVID-19 are numerous, and we commend the district for their adaptability, especially as suggestions and instructions from national and statewide...

The case for credit/no credit, from past and present District Teachers Association presidents

The case for credit/no credit, from past and present District Teachers Association presidents

David Campbell April 13, 2020

David Campbell is the current president of the MVLA District Teachers Association and a teacher at MVHS. Michelle Bissonnette is the former MVLA DTA president and a teacher at LAHS. This is in response...

You might not know it, but we all are connected to war; here are some long term solutions to stop fueling it

You might not know it, but we all are connected to war; here are some long term solutions to stop fueling it

Orianna Schwartz February 14, 2020

Full version of perspective by Alix Rousseau (pictured above) from the Feb. 14, 2020 print edition of Oracle. With the tensions happening between Iran, Iraq, Ukraine, Russia and the United States,...

Perspective: The bell schedule should remain the same

Perspective: The bell schedule should remain the same

James Pampeyan June 3, 2019

The topic of whether or not we should change the bell schedule has come up again, with parents and students taking a survey on how they felt about the current schedule and whether or not there should...

My Glimpse into Patient Care in Urban India

My Glimpse into Patient Care in Urban India

Arjun Joshi April 30, 2019

A few feet in front of me lies a man who is teetering between life and death in the ICU of Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Research Center of Pune, India. This is the facility where I spent my Winter...

Perspective: A little color goes a long way

Perspective: A little color goes a long way

Mira Kaiser March 1, 2019

Covering the span of the hallway walls at my middle school, the Girls Middle School, a mural featured two girls: one in an astronaut suit and another standing behind a podium delivering a speech. This...

La Semana de Asesoría debe incluir más voces de estudiantes

La Semana de Asesoría debe incluir más voces de estudiantes

Oracle Staff February 27, 2019

Este año, la administración de la escuela realizó cambios en la Semana de Asesoría en un esfuerzo por hacerlo un proceso más informativo y en profundidad para la selección de cursos de los estudiantes....

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