Thanksgiving Survival Guide

Erin Minor

November 23, 2017

Filed under Features

It’s that time of year again. You know, the one where you travel for ages to eat a bunch of food and argue with your family? Yeah, Thanksgiving, that one. Everyone always gets excited for Thanksgiving, it’s just an excuse...

Ranking the superhero movies of 2017

Umar Hanif, Editor

November 21, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Opinion

With the release of Justice League this past weekend, the superhero movie run of 2017 has officially come to a close. In honor of that, let’s take a look back at the six movies released this year as well.   Justic...

Character Skills Snapshot now a criteria in admissions

Nora Benmamoun, Editor

November 18, 2017

Filed under Features, News

This will be the first year that Uni is using the Character Skills Snapshot by the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) as a criteria in the application process. The Character Skills Snapshot is supposed to provide Uni with...

Places for students to study during free periods

Adam Mao and Ethan Chen

November 15, 2017

Filed under Features

Uni students study in a variety of places. A list of common study spots and their advantages and disadvantages have been compiled. Looking for a place to study? Check out this list! First Floor Kitchen Lined with microwaves, fr...

Future of stress at Uni

Zona Hrnjak, Erin Minor, Anna Ondrejckova, and Nicole Southey

November 13, 2017

Filed under Features

  It’s a common sight: students line the hallway, with their heads on the hard floor, sleeping anywhere they can. It’s been an intense night for all of them, studying, writing, and working on homework. Students are st...

Dodgeball Tournament sans Sutton

Mallika Luthar, Editor

November 7, 2017

Filed under Features, News, Uncategorized

This year’s annual Dodgeball Tournament was Habitat for Humanity Club’s first fundraiser since Social Studies teacher, Bill Sutton, the club’s founder, retired. The event, which took place in Kenney Gym, raised $747 and ...

College representative visits are useful

Reed Phillips, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Filed under Features

Almost every day, a representative from one college visits Uni. Their goal is to give students information about their school so they can make an informed decision, hopefully to enroll there. Kirby Stockwell, a representative from Monmo...

The influx of rolling furniture at Uni High

Tony Li and Juilian Montague

October 31, 2017

Filed under Features

      From left to right, chairs from 106S, 106N, 308, 109   In the past years, Uni has added rolling desks, chairs, and tables to the following four rooms: 106 North and South, 109, and 308. Accord...

The Untold Misfortunes of Uni High’s Lockers

Ray Jones

October 20, 2017

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

When someone walks into Uni for the first time, one of the first things they notice will be the open, unlocked lockers with books and backpacks leaking out of them. This is due to the trust most students have with one another,...

UIUC from the Inside

Ha Tran and Stella Faux

October 18, 2017

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Each year, 30-40% of the Uni High graduating class commits to the University of Illinois for the next four years of their education. Many more apply than actually end up attending. Out of 36 responses from current Uni seniors,...

Many seniors feeling pressured about college

Nora Benmamoun, Editor

October 13, 2017

Filed under Features

It is now the time when many Uni seniors are rushing to get their college applications done. This application process can be stressful, with stress stemming from multiple angles, such as from parents and peers.   “It’s ...