Is Uni a good school for students with learning differences?

Anya Kaplan-Hartnett, Writer

May 15, 2018

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For almost a century, Uni has been recognized as one of the top high schools in the area. Uni’s vision is to work towards “encouraging a culture of creativity, thinking outside conventional boundaries, and pursuing learni...

Seniors: looking back and looking ahead

Kristine Wang and Neha Aluru

May 15, 2018

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As the end of the school year approaches, the graduating class of 2018 spends their last few days in the halls of Uni High, their home for the past five years. While preparing for the next stage in their lives, they reflect on...

Uni class of 1973 creates a legacy for themselves

Ray Jones, Writer

May 2, 2018

Filed under Alumni, Features, News

This story has been edited to show the 100th aniversary of Uni will be 2021, not 2023.  Uni High recently received a donation larger than any single class has ever given. The donation was a whopping $25,000 and was donated b...

Mr. Kyoto Review

Ahmad Bobat and Angelynn Huang

May 1, 2018

Filed under Features, Gourmet Gargoyle, Opinion

What is poke (pronounced “pokay”)? That is a question many people ask when they first hear about it. Poke is traditionally a raw fish “salad” with rice that is served as an appetizer  in Hawaiian cuisine. However nowadays, ther...

PE department trying out ‘PLT4M’ app

Annette Lee, Editor

April 30, 2018

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The juniors in sixth-hour PE are serving as ‘guinea pigs’ for PLT4M, a new app that may be implemented in the Weights class. PLT4M has a “vault” of exercises with explanatory videos, ways to log one’s testing r...

Preparing for the Christie Clinic 5K

Max Ludaescher, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018

Filed under Features, News

As the Christie Clinic Illinois 5K draws nearer, information is being sent out everywhere and may be hard to compile. For Uni students and parents, here is everything you need to know to be prepared for the 5K, including a par...

Ending the school year with X-week

Faizah Rauther

April 28, 2018

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X-week is week that is set aside every year in May to encourage students to become more involved in their community and raise money to donate to a predetermined charity. This year, X-week will take place during the week of April ...

An interview with the Prom King on prom, sports, and the future of gender neutrality at Uni.

Smita Nair

April 28, 2018

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Umar Hanif planned his succession to the prom throne. Upon asking whether he planned to be king, I am met with a confident “yes” and sheepish laughter. He explains to me further, “The way I see it, this isn’t somethin...

Madame Lopez discloses her high school experiences

Kristine Wang, Minji Choi, and Elisha Ham

April 27, 2018

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In the quiet back room of the library, Uni High’s French 3 and French 4 teacher, Madame Lopez, shares her unique high school experience in Algeria. Wearing a navy blue jacket that reads “Mont St Michel,” the name of a French...

Uni students weigh in on the 4/20 walkout

Isabela Lleras

April 27, 2018

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2018’s national school walkout, said to take place on April 20, students from across the country, including from our own Uni High, left their classes to march for better gun control and to remind people that students’ opinion...

Is Uni a welcoming place to discuss eating and body issues?

Anya Kaplan-Hartnett, Writer

April 27, 2018

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American culture has a fascination with thinness. In 2010, 54% of Americans claimed that they were currently on a diet. This obsession with restrictive eating and a never-ending desire to be thinner has dramatic effects on young p...

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