Get to Know: Dr. Camacho

Nathalie Stein, Editor

October 2, 2018

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Students learn about the Uni Faculty Organization

Annette Lee, Editor

September 25, 2018

Filed under Features, News

The faculty union, known as the Uni Faculty Organization (UFO), held an information session for students on Wednesday in the school library. The UFO Bargaining Team was invited by seniors Nathalie Stein and Bella Solis to expla...

Uni Faculty Organization informs parents of negotiation updates

Nathalie Stein, Editor

September 18, 2018

Filed under Features, News

On Sept. 7, the Uni Faculty Organization (UFO) hosted a meeting to inform parents of new developments in ongoing contract negotiations with the University of Illinois. Held in Urbana’s Independent Media Center at 5 p.m, the UFO bo...

Just keep swimming, but not in Kenney’s pool

Reed Broaders and Danielle Burgstrom

September 13, 2018

Filed under Features, Sports

Underneath the rotted windows and crumbling bricks, Uni High’s Kenney Gym actually has a very interesting past. Uni High uses the indoor track, weight room, and gym, but it used to use a pool as well. Originally, Kenney hou...

Students, teachers work together in CAD+ Pilot Summer Program

Romaisa Aamer and Ifeyinwa Allanah

September 13, 2018

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This summer, Uni sponsored a CAD and 3D printing workshop organized by Art teacher Lisa Evans, and taught by Professor Cliff Shin. Seven students and faculty members participated in the workshop. Students were given several activities to he...

The pros and cons of digital textbooks

Peter Zhang, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

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We’ve all seen it happen. Your English class is about to start exploring a new novel, and you’re reaching into your bag to retrieve it. From across the room, a classmate proudly proclaims, “Dr. E, my book hasn’t arrived yet...

New P.E. teacher ready to roll

Maher Adoni, Editor

September 11, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Sports

This 2018-2019 school year, the Uni High community welcomed Rachael Brewer to the PE Department. A Tuscola native and Uni’s track and field coach in past years, as well as a storied cross-country athlete herself, Brewer previou...

College application season begins for Class of 2019

Will Hechler, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

Filed under Features, News

College application season is underway for Uni’s class of 2019. The Common Application opened on Aug. 1 and University of Illinois’s application portal opened on Sept. 1, among others. From interviews of two students and...

Donuts, ultra-marathons, and math: Get to know Ms. Smith

May Yang, Editor

September 10, 2018

Filed under Features

This school year Uni welcomed Erin Smith, who will be teaching the Math 2 and Advanced Topics classes. Prior to coming to Uni, Smith taught at Next Generation Middle School, Parkland College, Bismarck-Henning High School, and a h...

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