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About Us

The Oracle is the premier student news organization of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma since 1966.

Our mission is to serve ORU and the surrounding Tulsa community by providing accurate and relevant media content with creativity and integrity. From news, sports, politics, food, fashion and more, we’ve #GotItCovered.

Meet the Staff

 

Cicely Rubottom
Editor-in-Chief
Major: Convergence Journalism
MBTI®: INTJ “Architect” 
Enneagram: Type 5
 
Enjoys peaches, beaches, leaches, running, listening to podcasts (on Spotify), puppies, nonfiction books, NASA, Cameron’s Organic Medium Roast coffee and making lists.
 
When it comes to havoc, nobody wreaks like me!”
 
- Dr. Doofenshmirtz
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Kayley Forshey
Managing Editor / Copy Editor
Major: Writing / Literature
MBTI®: ENTP "Debater" 
Enneagram: Type 7

Enjoys writing, reading, sarcasm, napping, coffee, hot Cheetos, memes and referencing vine. She answers to Kayley but prefers to be called Master Commander. 

"Ha. Ha. Ha. LOL. Giggle giggle."

- TJ Miller

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Grant Holcomb
News Editor
Major: Convergence Journalism
MBTI®: ISFJ "The Defender"

Enjoys hunting, fishing and the great outdoors. 

“If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.” 

- Ben Franklin

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Staci McCoy
Lifestyle Editor
Major: Public Relations
MBTI®: ENFJ "Protagonist" 

Enneagram: Type 1

Enjoys all forms of writing, creative outlets, Victory Youth, road trips, girls' nights in and boys' nights out. She sleep walks and sleep talks. Beat that.

"Life is short, stunt it."

- Hot Rod

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Nina Lange
Editorial Editor
Major: Convergence Journalism
MBTI®: INFJ "Advocate" 

Enjoys photography, fiction writing, playing with her puppy, working out, reading, traveling and watching black and white films. She wrote for her high school yearbook and is an award winning photographer with experience in senior portrait and wedding photography.

“Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.” 

- Roald Dahl

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Hillary Hurst
Sports Editor
Major: Christian Caregiving and Counseling 
MBTI®: INFJ-A "Advocate"

Enjoys sports, watching The Office and drinking lots and lots of coffee. 

“Light yourself on fire...and people will come to watch you burn.” 

- John Wesley

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Alejandro Contreras
Production Design Editor
Major: Graphic Design
MBTI®: INFP-T "Mediator"

Enjoys books, music, art and photography.

"Be yourself; love yourself."

- Himself

 

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Josh Crow
Photography Editor
Major: Convergence Journalism and Theatre Arts
MBTI®: ESFP "Entertainer"
Enneagram: Type 7

Enjoys rock climbing, hiking, photography (shocker), musical theatre, binging on vines and stuffing his face with food. Oh, and he really loves the musical Newsies. Like a lot.

 

"You're only young once, but you can be immature forever."

-- Germaine Greer

 

 

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Zoe Rubottom
Digital Media Editor
Major: Convergence Journalism
MBTI®: ENTJ "The Commander" 
Enneagram: Type 1
 
Enjoys Coca Cola, dystopian novels, playing piano and making gifs in her free time. She previously served as a social media manager and video producer for Hope City Youth in Houston, TX.

"A true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination." 

- Albert Einstein

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