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How the internet killed privacy, and how you can shut the door

How the internet killed privacy, and how you can shut the door

David Henri, Web Sports Editor Dec 12, 2023

I’ve signed away my information in more Terms of Service prompts than I can count, facing endless pages of legal jargon with little hope of making sense of what I’m actually signing.  This practice...

The future of MVHS student journalism is in jeopardy

The future of MVHS student journalism is in jeopardy

Editorial Board Aug 10, 2023

This article was originally published in an Oracle print issue in May of 2023. Within the past month, administration has announced several changes to the Oracle for the upcoming school year. These changes...

Fix the 90 minute problem

Fix the 90 minute problem

Editorial Board Jan 28, 2023

This article was originally published in an Oracle print issue in October of 2021. Every day after school, students line up in the front parking lot, waiting for buses, their sole source of transportation...

In recent weeks, Kanye West has stated his antisemitic views on social media and in interviews.

Kanye West’s antisemitism: A Jewish fan’s perspective

Ella Persky, Web News Editor and Co-Business Manager Dec 18, 2022

I have been avidly listening to Kanye West’s music for years. Since I was ten or eleven years old, my Israeli mom and I would emphatically bop our heads to the hard-hitting beats of “Jesus Walks”...

Editorial: In defense of the post-grad map

Editorial: In defense of the post-grad map

Oracle Staff May 20, 2022

Each year, The Oracle publishes a graduation map with a list of seniors’ schools and future plans categorized by location in its final issue. The map is supposed to represent the diversity of the school’s...

Willfully ignoring antisemitism is antisemitism

Willfully ignoring antisemitism is antisemitism

Natalie Arbatman, Editor-In-Chief Mar 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...

Rampant threats to student safety must be addressed

Rampant threats to student safety must be addressed

Natalie Arbatman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Feb 15, 2022

Every time I arrive at and leave school, I am at risk of getting hit by a car. With juniors and seniors getting their licenses, an increase in pedestrians and bikers, and fewer parking lots, entrances...

ELD Students Deserve Better: A Reform in School Transportation Is Necessary

Oracle Staff Jan 7, 2022

Every day after school, students line up in the front parking lot, waiting for buses, their sole source of transportation to and from campus. Approximately 70 of these students are enrolled in the school’s...

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 Oct 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...

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