Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Butler’s slideshows

Ha Tran, Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under Features

Every Uni student who has taken World History their sophomore year with history teacher Chris Butler has seen his slideshows. Each one is centered around an event or subject and consists of images and texts accompanied by a play...

Teacher Profile: Rayburn’s science fiction adventures

Umar Hanif, Editor

September 18, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

Forty years ago, a fresh-faced 24-year-old Steve Rayburn walked out of a theater in Murray, Kentucky utterly awestruck. Rayburn had just seen the Spielberg-directed film Close Encounters of the Third Kind, which is celebrating its annive...

Uni students take Pride

Uni students take Pride

September 17, 2017

How students and teachers feel about English in Kenney

Nicole Southey

September 15, 2017

Filed under Features

Students and teachers have been having English class in Kenney for three years now. Teachers seem to like their offices in Kenney, and students are getting used to the walk. Both Kathleen Rodems and Stephen Rayburn say that the walk betwe...

Students’ takes on sleep

Annette Lee, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

Filed under Features, Opinion

“I’m so tired.” It’s one of the most common sayings at Uni. However, that doesn’t mean Uni students are doing nothing to fix the problem. In fact, Uni students have a variety of strategies for getting their need...

Uni’s stairs aren’t much exercise

Reed Phillips, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

Filed under Features

Does climbing Uni’s stairs help keep you fit? It’s possible that the extra effort in your legs helps build muscle. But an easier question to answer is: Does climbing stairs burn extra calories? A typical 120-pound human c...

Concurrent Enrollment Clarified

Stella Faux, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

Filed under Features

This fall, over 50 high school students are taking classes at the U of I through the High School Concurrent Enrollment Program (HSCE), according to Kimberly Hansen, freshman processing coordinator at UIUC. While some come from o...

Changes to Consumer Economics

Raya Gandhi, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

Filed under Features, News

Consumer Economics. Whether you love it or hate it, Consumer Economics is a state-required course held online for Uni students on Compass2g. Students are added to the course by the end of the first week of their Freshman year and...

Subbie Elections 2017

Michelle Kim, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

Filed under Features, News

Subbie class elections were held during first period on Monday, September 11, and there were 20 candidates in total. According to executive president Mallika Luthar, there are “usually quite a few candidates during subbie ye...

Uni Gym remains an important building

Ahmad Bobat, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under Features, News, Opinion

Uni Gym may seem unnecessary to many, being that other than a few assemblies, subbie sports, and orchestra concerts, it isn’t publically used for much. However, according to athletic director Tim Bicknell, Uni Gym is an int...