• January 30Band and Choir: Good luck in solo and ensemble contests
  • January 30Winter athletes: Good luck in sectionals!
  • January 4It's always a great day to be an Oracle!

Perfection: An epidemic of extreme proportions

Perfection: An epidemic of extreme proportions

Jordan Ladd, staff writer

April 12, 2018

Imagine this: you are cleaning up your room, something that is long overdue. After a hour of work, your back is aching, and all you want to do is hop on the couch and relax. But then you start to notice some things that need fixing. Your bed covers are slightly ruffled. You have some dust bunnies in t...

What Must We Do To Revive School Spirit?

Kristina Powlen, Staff writer

March 14, 2018

There is a picture in the hallway beside Mr. Brannan’s office of the student section at a basketball game a few years ago. The number of students who attended the games was insane. Lately, we are lucky to get two rows in the student section. What has happened?   We have all heard the stories of the days go...

Friends a must-watch Netflix binge

Friends a must-watch Netflix binge

Holly Cosgray, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

“So no one told you life was going to be this wayyyy” If you recognize this quote, then you are already a fan of Friends. Never watched it? Lucky for you, spring break is right around the corner and if you aren’t going anywhere it is the perfect time to binge watch what many consider the best te...

The power of inspirational quotes

The power of inspirational quotes

Dacota Shockley, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Everyone has something that gets them through the day: coffee, friends, family, a significant other, God, or possibly even food. For me, it’s reading inspirational quotes. The month of February brings forth a lot of emotions to our small community, and I just want you all to know that every single o...

Benefits of Oracle Literacy

Benefits of Oracle Literacy

Kristina Powlen, Staff writer

February 7, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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