Benefits of Oracle Literacy

Benefits of Oracle Literacy

Kristina Powlen, Staff writer

February 7, 2018


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As many Delphi students know, Oracle Literacy can sometimes be a pain to endure. Having to constantly write essays every semester with a specific prompt and length requirement. It sometimes feels endless and meaningless, seemingly another way for teachers to torture their students. However, one must sim...

Bias in today’s news

Bias in today’s news

Elijah Hudson, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


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Twenty years ago, if you said the phrase ¨fake news,” you would be met with some awkward stares. For so long, people have been able to trust their source of news, but in today’s time, that has changed. When I watch the news or look up an online news source, I want to know about the events around...

Music provides a genre for all occasions

Seth Mesaros, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


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Country. Rock. Pop. All of us love music and we often disagree on which genre is the best. I would like to argue that each genre provides its own distinct purpose. Pop. Pop is the genre that we always seem to hear over the McDonald’s speakers as we eat our greasy fries, but why? I believe pop is a genre...

Recovered memories spark debate

Elijah Hudson, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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I was sitting in a cold, metal folding chair when it happened. I had been looking down at my orange and gray Nikes when the group leader at my youth group asked a question: “Have you ever experienced a loss?” None of my grandparents have died, nor were they experiencing serious health issues. I though...

Factors to consider when choosing a college

Factors to consider when choosing a college

Dacota Shockley, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


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Small school, big school, in state or out—we all have an important decision when picking a college. This may be one of the hardest decisions you will ever make. With all the unique characteristics that each college has, choosing a college is a tough one. Your choice of college needs to suit you bo...

Tattoos ARE professional

Tattoos ARE professional

Amanda McCarty, Staff Writer, Videographer

December 1, 2017


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Last month I was recently introduced to the world of tattoos and stereotypes. People who believe that I am a rash decision maker for marking my body permanently are wrong. It’s the thought and meaning that counts. A tattoo shows commitment and responsibility. The business world tends to have an unforgiv...

Why college basketball is better than the NBA

Joe Perry, Sports Writer

November 30, 2017


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The leaves have fallen, Thanksgiving has passed, and the temperature is dropping. This is the time of year that we are either holiday shopping or sitting on our couches, flipping between Hallmark and ESPN. Sadly, Hallmark can’t run a new movie every day; they have reruns. So, now you’re stuck with spo...

College Football Playoff Predictions

Elijah Hudson, Sports Writer

November 29, 2017


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As the college football season winds down, the best football is yet to be played. Championship week is going to play a vital role in who makes it into the College Football Playoffs. Upsets could shock the nation and a playoff contender into a bowl game. Here are my predictions on who will make it into the Co...

A holiday debate: Christmas vs. Thanksgiving

A holiday debate: Christmas vs. Thanksgiving

Jordan Ladd and Holly Cosgray

November 15, 2017


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Pro Thanksgiving by Jordan Ladd Halloween has come and gone, and it’s time to get ready for the next big holiday: Thanksgiving. But, wait . . . what’s up with the Christmas toy catalogues arriving in the mail, Christmas decorations going up in stores, and Christmas songs being played? It see...

A letter to ISIS

A letter to ISIS

Dacota Shockley, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


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Dear ISIS, Two simple words: stop it. Your name brings hatred, questions, and fright. You have killed thousands, you hurt even more. So, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, I ask you one key question: Why are you against everyone? You leave people thinking: “Will they come after me next?” Your tactics are...

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