Freshman letters prompt discussion about stress

Maher Adoni, Alice Gao, Isabela Lleras, and Prithika Ravi

April 22, 2019

Recently, Freshman teacher Steve Rayburn assigned his English class a thought-provoking new writing assignment. Students were told to address their anxieties and struggles that they faced at Uni through anonymous letters sent ...

The No-Cut Policy Effect at Uni

Adit Kalsotra and Nabeel Bashir

February 12, 2019

The sports culture at Uni High is unusual as a result of its no-cut policy. Due to skill not being a determining factor for making the team, a variety of attitudes and goals are thrown together. This can take a toll on the ath...

Uni students report being less confident about college as time goes on

Charlotte Ebel, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

The pressures of getting into college hangs over the heads of nearly every high school student. However, this stress seems to be heightened at Uni, where many students feel like they need to get into an “elite” college and...

Uni High Students work at NCSA through SPIN internships

Will Hechler

January 10, 2019

Fourteen Uni High students with internships at NCSA (National Center for Supercomputing Applications) presented their work on various computing-related projects on Monday, Dec. 10. Internship opportunities were offered to Uni...

Seniors comment on Uni’s harsh grade culture

Anika Kimme, Editor

December 21, 2018

As finals approach many students at Uni become stressed over grades and exams. However, this is not a phenomenon only related to finals. Many seniors noted that grades are an overwhelming part of Uni culture. As Sam Li said, th...

Latest sophomore history cheating scandal changes class policies, but will it affect culture?

Annette Lee and Nathalie Stein

November 28, 2018

Sophomore history class policies will see a significant shift after teacher Chris Butler learned of cheating during exams. Butler first became aware of students cheating with smartwatches after a parent reached out to him....

Return of Uni alumni: Reunion Weekend and Alumni Agora

David Sun, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

Each year, Uni hosts a Reunion Weekend. Alumni who return for this event participate in activities such as catching up with old classmates, attending the Uni Gala, and talking about their experiences to students. Unfortunately,...

Is cleanliness important to Uni?

Reed Broaders, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

Students constantly complain about fruit flies, how messy Uni is and ask why Uni doesn’t have a janitor. These questions were answered on November 11th when a message from Karl Radnitzer was passed on through the student council ...

A preview of Agora Days and Registration

Grace Juhn and Catherine Guo

November 20, 2018

Agora Days is a yearly Uni tradition where many different people are able to teach a class for a week. The classes range from cake decorating to the philosophy of life. This opportunity allows students to learn about new topics not u...

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