The Oracle

Today is your day to consider study away

Rebekah Krotzer, Columnist

December 11, 2019

The new year is fast approaching and now begins the time to start considering resolutions. That time of year filled with thoughts of the renewed you. Perhaps you are considering a new job, starting a war on carbs, or something...

DARE TO SLEEP

Mien Le, Columnist

December 11, 2019

I don’t need to be a therapist to talk about sleep. Growing up doesn’t mean we work so hard and don’t need five to six hours of sleep. In fact, sleeping helps students a lot with many great benefits. But first, we have to...

Why do we need a mentor?

Mien Le, Columnist

November 30, 2019

When will we need a mentor? When we feel lost, or when we feel confused about our life in the future? I ask myself that question several times, and most of my friends who are also first-year students at Hamline ask themselves...

Is college worth it?

Will Nelson, Columnist

November 30, 2019

It’s impossible to deny; college is really expensive. Such expense warrants some serious reflection, particularly when we’re all at a point in our lives when we are newly independent and financially vulnerable. For that reason,...

More than one standard of health

Emily Brown, Senior Columnist

November 20, 2019

Hamline had a Physical Activity week a couple of weeks ago to promote physical activity. Unfortunately, it had its bits of ableism. Before I begin, I have to give credit where credit is due. Peer Wellness Education, which organized...

Hey, social media doesn’t harm us!

Mien Le, Columnist

November 20, 2019

“Social media makes teenagers anxious and depressed.” That is the popular thought in the modern world when people talk about Facebook, Snapchat or Instagram. However, let’s sit down and carefully consider the impact of social...

How to save a life

Will Nelson, Columnist

November 20, 2019

I keep seeing dying children everywhere I go. Drowning in puddles on the sidewalk, starving to death under the dessert table in the Bistro. I keep thinking it’ll stop if I don’t think about it, but that hasn’t proven to...

Hamline Plan or Scamline Plan?

Rebekah Krotzer, Columnist

November 20, 2019

A liberal arts education is meant to provide students with a vast diversity in curriculum. It offers students a comprehensive educational experience but also encourages a well-rounded socio-cultural perspective. This can provide...

Stressful Ableism

Stressful Ableism

November 13, 2019

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