Monday, May 16, 2016
Uni High students ran the 25th annual Not Your Average Joe 5K/5 Mile race on Saturday, May 14. The race has been organized by Human Kinetics since 1991, and until 2012, was known as the Twin Cities Twosome. It is a fundraiser for local charities Courage Connection, Crisis Nursery, and the T.I.M.E.S...
Uni High students ran the 25th annual Not Your Average Joe 5K/5 Mile race on Saturday, May 14. The race has been organized by Human Kinetics since 1991, and until 2012, was known as the Twin Cities Twosome. It is a fundraiser for local charities Courage Connection, Crisis Nursery, and the T.I.M.E.S... + continue reading
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Track Track season is now in full swing, with indoor track meets now in the books. With new faces on the coaching staff, the team is looking to improve even more. “I think [the coaching] change is actually a really good change. [The assistant coaches] are both really cool and they’re...
Track Track season is now in full swing, with indoor track meets now in the books. With new faces on the coaching staff, the team is looking to improve even more. “I think [the coaching] change is actually a really good change. [The assistant coaches] are both really cool and they’re... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
These words are thrown around our school hallways; words that we hear everyday in passing. But what do they really mean and what are their implications? This is the third of a series of articles that will present in new light, terms that have merged into our daily conversations. As Uni students...
These words are thrown around our school hallways; words that we hear everyday in passing. But what do they really mean and what are their implications? This is the third of a series of articles that will present in new light, terms that have merged into our daily conversations. As Uni students... + continue reading

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Thursday, 05/26/16 - 0 comment(s)
Every high school has a finite number of classes and set graduation requirements. When a school like Uni has a small student body, we consequently have a small list of classes to accommodate that student body. However, the number of graduation requirements does not change significantly between schools. This combination of few classes and the... Read More
Wednesday, 05/18/16 - 0 comment(s)
It’s come to the end of the year now. There’s a lot happening--seniors crying in the hallways and non-seniors sulking about not graduating -- and the annual tradition of senior handprints continues. “It’s something that a lot of us seniors kind of look forward to,” said senior Kari Schwink. One of the first things people notice when they... Read More

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Sarah Lee works on her handprint

Photo Credit: Maggie Tewksbury

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News

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Thursday, 05/19/16
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Academy High School, the newest addition to Champaign-Urbana’s school system, is getting significant attention from the community, with unavoidable ramifications for Uni. The independent school... Read More
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Monday, 05/16/16
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Uni High students ran the 25th annual Not Your Average Joe 5K/5 Mile race on Saturday, May 14. The race has been organized by Human Kinetics since 1991, and until 2012, was known as the Twin Cities... Read More
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Wednesday, 05/11/16
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The announcement at the beginning of the year that there would be no pizza sales (and no fundraising allowed) came as a shock to all of us. But soon enough, the emails about fundraising started to... Read More

Features

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Thursday, 05/26/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/05/26/number-classes-confines-students
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Every high school has a finite number of classes and set graduation requirements. When a school like Uni has a small student body, we consequently have a small list of classes to accommodate that... Read More
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Sunday, 05/22/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/05/22/spring-concert
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On Wednesday, May 11th, the Uni orchestra and chorus came together to create the spring concert. It started with an orchestra performance in Uni Gym before moving into the North Attic for the chorus... Read More
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Thursday, 05/19/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/05/19/end-year-reflections
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The end of the year is always a time of reflection. Tests are (almost) over, grades are in, and all there’s left to do is think about how things have changed since September. Here’s what several... Read More

Sports

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Wednesday, 05/18/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/05/18/sophomore-qualifies-olympic-trials
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Ema Rajic, sophomore, qualified for Olympic Qualifiers at sectionals in Wisconsin on March 11th with a time of 1:10.24 in the 100 breaststroke. Rajic was a full second under the qualifying cut, 1:11.... Read More
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Thursday, 05/05/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/05/05/illinois-marathon-2016
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Monday, 05/02/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/05/02/uni-high-vs-mahomet-photo-essay
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Uni High Girls' Varsity played home against Mahomet on April 26. Uni High lost 0-3. Kathryn Dullerud throws the ball in. Claire Dickerson takes a touch on the ball. Pauline Ostoja-... Read More

Arts & Entertainment

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Thursday, 05/12/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/05/12/obscure-music-profiles-part-2-ryan-adams
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In terms of styles and inspiration, the world of music is a vast one. One of my favorite pastimes is looking around for new sounds and mixes of styles. In this series, I’ll be chronicling some of my... Read More
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Tuesday, 04/26/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/04/26/artists-you-didnt-know-about-part-2
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Despite being a school known for students’ success in STEM fields, Uni’s artists are also thriving. From sketch artists to dancers, musicians to gymnasts, Uni is full of creative people, many whose... Read More
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Thursday, 03/10/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/03/10/unihacks-procrastination
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It’s dark outside. The minutes tick by as you pretend to comprehend flowcharts. You’ve been staring blankly at your notes for 10 minutes. Suddenly, you realize, “This test isn’t for two more days. It... Read More

Multimedia

Wednesday, 02/03/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/02/03/annual-spirit-assembly-big-success
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This year's annual Spirit Week spanned from Jan. 19-22. The spirit assembly took place on the last day of the week in Kenney Gym. The returning events in this year's assembly included an obstacle... Read More
Tuesday, 12/15/15
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2015/12/15/tips-staying-stress-free-during-finals
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Finals are coming up and almost everyone is stressed about it.Here are some tips on how to help you stay stress-free! (If that’s even possible)   Don’t procrastinate!... Read More
Monday, 12/14/15
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2015/12/14/finals-playlist-3-day
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This is it—finals’ time has arrived. You’ve been preparing for this moment all week (or maybe for a day or two; we’re not judging) and it’s time to put all of your... Read More

Opinions

Wednesday, 05/18/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/05/18/students%E2%80%99-comments-uni-high-classes
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Schedules for the 2016-2017 school year have recently been given out, prompting varied levels of satisfaction over the types of courses Uni offers. Though according to the Uni Curriculum Guide, “Uni... Read More
Tuesday, 05/17/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/05/17/if-i-could-do-uni-again
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As senior year inches to a close, it becomes an opportune and expected time for nostalgia and reflection. With the help of Facebook memories and Timehop, my newsfeed has been filled with old pictures... Read More
Tuesday, 05/17/16
https://gargoyle.uni.illinois.edu/?q=articles/2016/05/17/senior-column-part-2-thank-yous
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Believe me, I’ve had my problems with Uni. If you don’t believe me, read my senior column part 1. But Uni hasn’t been all bad for me, actually for the majority of my Uni career, I’ve been quite happy... Read More