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The Psychology of Love

Mandi Rogers, Psych Student

June 2, 2017

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When love and attraction are brought up, many people have that certain someone pop up in their mind. Everyone has someone they find attractive, from celebrities to someone at their work place or school, to obviously their significant...

Junior Escorts at Grad?

Derek Sportsman, Psych Student

June 2, 2017

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Allow me to expose one of the heteronormative traditions of Orcutt Academy. It’s called Junior Escorting. Every year, the school administration chooses a group of juniors with high GPAs to escort seniors through their awar...

Powderpuff, from a coach’s perspective

Victor Foster, Reporter

June 2, 2017

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3 terrifying, enraged, snarling girls charged at the quarterback as she heaved it into the air. The ball spun in the air. It disappeared in the sunlight for an instant, before falling back toward Earth. Four hands came up to me...

The awful back parking at Orcutt Academy

Alee Lamica, Reporter

June 2, 2017

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Recently, Spartan Oracle reporter, Sarah Silva, highlighted the issues with Orcutt Academy’s front parking lot. Now we must discuss the problems with the lot in the back.   The mixture of dirt and gravel that spans th...

Top 10 Musicals

Grace Vincent, Reporter

June 2, 2017

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Disclaimer: This goes off of personal preference. If I didn’t include your favorite or put your favorite lower than how you place it in your head, I am so sorry.   1: Hamilton   The national phenomenon Hamilton places...

AP classes dwindling?

Mitch Modlin, Reporter

June 2, 2017

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As this year comes to a timely end, students begin to think about their next year’s schedule. In recent years, it appears that students are leaning away from taking AP courses and instead are signing up for concurrent enrol...

Top 10 Gaga

Mitch Modlin, Reporter

June 2, 2017

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Lady Gaga is unarguably one of the most iconic artists of this generation. Of course almost everyone knows her hits, such as “Bad Romance” and “Poker Face.” However, she also has dropped many bangers that have gone und...

Top 10 Memes

Victor Foster, Reporter

June 2, 2017

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Now that we are at the end of the school year, it is time to look back on the top influences over OA students throughout the year.   Cash me Ousside Such a terrible meme it shouldn’t have made the list. However, this meme is ic...

Top Ten Things Mr. Gelotti Complains About and Mr. Shaw’s Solutions

Sarah Silva, Reporter

May 25, 2017

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    Dirty kids eating in his class   If you have ever walked into Gelotti’s class after lunch time, you understand that it always smells like old hot dogs and pond water. This is because all the dir...

My Top 10 Disney Movies!

Samantha Velasquez, Reporter

May 25, 2017

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10 The Little Mermaid: I know a lot of people who want to be a mermaid, but ever heard of a mermaid who wants to be human? Ariel, a young mermaid, has the dream to be a human and live the way they do, especially when she falls i...

Do students like assigned reading?

Samantha Velasquez, Reporter

May 25, 2017

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To Kill a Mockingbird. Haroun and the Sea of Stories. Fahrenheit 451. These are all books given to freshmen to read in Honors English class. Most students sigh and complain about having to read another book, especially since it was ...

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