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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 the news you need to hear to the voices you need heard, we’ve #GotItCovered.

The leaders behind the ledes

Meet your 2020-2021 editorial staff.

 

Nina Lange
Editor-in-Chief
Major: Convergence Journalism
Year: Senior
MBTI®: INFJ "Advocate"
Enneagram: Type 8 "Challenger"
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
 
Her passions include photography, traveling and writing. Her goal is to shed light on the truth and give a voice to the voiceless. She also enjoys curling up in a fluffy blanket with her puppy and a London Fog. 
 
"And 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
Josiah Ingegneri
Managing Editor
Major: Political Science
Year: Senior
MBTI®: ENTJ “Commander” 
Enneagram: Type 5 "Investigator"
Hometown: Gilbert, AZ
 
Enjoys books, writing, films, movies, records, loose leaf tea, and coffee. An intellectual libertarian.
 
“Words need to be sown like a seed. No matter how tiny a seed may be, when it lands in the right sort of ground it unfolds its strength and from being minute expands and grows to a massive size.”
 
- Seneca
Daniel Shahwan
News Editor
Major: Finance
Year: Sophomore
MBTI®: ENFJ “Protagonist” 
Enneagram: Type 2 "Helper"
Hometown: Jenks, OK
 
Likes to write, compose music, play instruments, sing, conduct, learn theology and apologetics, and be around people. His goal is to publish a piece of music before he graduates. He wants to work with a non-profit organization after graduation.
 
"Don't cough, Ernest. When one is dictating, one should speak fluently and not cough."
 
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest
 
Halle Richards
Lifestyle Editor
Major: Convergence Journalism
Year: Junior
Enneagram: Type 7 "Entertainer"
Hometown: Lubbock, TX
 
She loves to laugh! Loves to enjoy coffee with good friends, or a stranger, and likes to workout. She is passionate about the Lord and spreading his name and truth.
 
"A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset."
 
- The Angel Affect
 
Natasha Perez
Sports Editor
Major: Cinema, TV & Digital Media
Year: Freshman
MBTI®: INFJ "Advocate"
Enneagram: Type 9 "Peacemaker"
Hometown: Jenks, OK
 
 
 
"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one."
 
- Bruce lee
Chisom Uche-Onyilofor
Editorial Editor
Major: Convergence Journalism
Year: Senior
MBTI®: INFJ “Advocate” 
Enneagram: Type 5 "Investigator"
Hometown: Anambra, Nigeria
 
She likes learning not just about the world, but herself as well.
 
"Let there be Light."
 
- Genesis 1:3
Benjamin Kosanke
Design Editor
Major: PR/AD
Year: Senior
MBTI®: INFP "Mediator"
Enneagram: Type 4 "Individualist"
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
 
Lover of music and graphic design, songwriter and moshpit-starter, grew up between Tulsa, China and California.
 
"It's important not to climb up trees that don't have roots."
 
- Einar Selvik
Gabriel Jaggernauth
Photography Editor
Major: Cinema, TV & Digital Media
Year: Sophomore
MBTI®: ENTP "Visionary"
Enneagram: Type 3 "Achiever"
Hometown: Marabella in Trinidad and Tobago
 
His passions include gaming, videography, traveling, vlogging on his YouTube channel and photography (surprise, surprise.) His go-to saga meal is macaroni salad with Three Beans salad on the side, but for breakfast he's gotta go with a bagel and donut holes. 
 
“You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.” 
 
- Wayne Gretsky
Simona Gatto
Digital Media Manager
Major: Cinema, TV & Digital Media
Year: Senior
MBTI®: ENFP “Campaigner” 
Enneagram: Type 1 "Reformer"
Hometown: Cuorgné, Italy
 
Has an interest in the arts and enjoys making films.
 
"Work smarter, not harder."
 
- Carl Barks
 
Camden Swan
Business Manager
Major: Accounting
Year: Junior
MBTI®: ISTJ-A "Logistician"
Enneagram: Type 3 "Achiever"
Hometown: the 918
 
He enjoys baseball, rugby and being an entrepreneur. His go-to SAGA meal is meatballs with strawberry lemonade and he has never done blood work . . . ever. He’s also a notary public. Very official.

“Rich people don’t sleep 8 hours a day!”

– Steve Harvey