Wednesday , August 23, 2017

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  • There was no me without you. Really.

    There was no me without you. Really.

    It’s storytime, kids. When I came to  ORU, I didn’t want to be a journalist, but one day a random conversation with my predecessor and friend, David Sauer, sparked an interest. “Ru ...

  • Letter from the Editor: An Oracle Farewell

    Letter from the Editor: An Oracle Farewell

    Just a few short months ago when I couldn’t see beyond my books, tests, papers, homework and job, I asked myself “Do I really need a degree to fulfill God’s calling on my life?” My ...

  • Writing to my of right of passage

    Writing to my of right of passage

    “Victoria Wutserfayse:” that was printed as my byline on my very first article  for the Oracle. No, it wasn’t a unique spelling of a foreign name. It was literally a glorified spel ...

  • A letter from the Director: A year of change

    A letter from the Director: A year of change

    A year of transition – a year of change, and ultimately progress and championship level performance – the Oracle gained new leadership, a new look and a new feel.  Many great stori ...

The truth about ‘fake news’

The truth about ‘fake news’

Before now, there was news and then there was “not news.” But as Facebook and Twitter have become the main sources for news and the spreading of international information, a new b ...

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Bippity boppity adieu: a bittersweet goodbye

Bippity boppity adieu: a bittersweet goodbye

The show is over and the curtains are closing for the December graduates. We aren’t quite done yet. There is the building anticipation of graduation. Finals, unwritten articles, d ...

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Happy Christmas, Merry Holidays

Happy Christmas, Merry Holidays

During the holiday season, many people around the world engage in the debate between the terms “Merry Christmas” and “Happy Holidays.” Happy Holidays sparks an outrage with busine ...

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Generosity is a two-way street

Generosity is a two-way street

The old saying “it’s better to give than to receive” is a shared value among many. People are constantly giving their time, money, resources, attention and physical gifts to other ...

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A change in the weather: An Oracle farewell

A change in the weather: An Oracle farewell

Down on LRC 1 lies the windowless Student Publications office. During production weeks I would get to school at 8:45 a.m. and it would be warm and sunny. By the time I left at 2:1 ...

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Oracle comic

Oracle comic

L.A. Bonte created this week's comic. ...

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Challenging appropriation with appreciation

Challenging appropriation with appreciation

A Native American war bonnet. Dreadlocks. The Redskins logo. Pho. Bindis. These are the many elements of different cultures that have become symbols of cultural appropriation. Cul ...

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Missing out on social life for social media

Missing out on social life for social media

Social media is a way of life in the 21st century. Many go through the day constantly checking their Facebook and Twitter feeds, and smart phones have made it even easier to acces ...

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Prayer without action is like faith without works

Prayer without action is like faith without works

The Terence Crutcher shooting and the subsequent release of the police footage have once again shaken our nation to its core. Sadness, anger and heartache surround us, and these f ...

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Political parties: The destruction of division

Political parties: The destruction of division

The country is more divided than ever. Republicans and democrats, whites and blacks, religious and non-religious are all on different sides and are not willing to bend. This way o ...

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