Preparing for the Christie Clinic 5K

Max Ludaescher, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018

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 pa...

Ending the school year with X-week

Faizah Rauther

April 28, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

Students create public poetry projects

Umar Hanif, Writer

April 27, 2018

For their semester final, students in Dr. Elizabeth Majerus’ Poetry class were assigned a public poetry project, which is defined as “any large-scale effort to bring a particular public to a greater awareness of poetry or ...

Prospective subbies visiting May 1

Neha Aluru

April 26, 2018

On Tuesday, May 1, prospective students will be visiting Uni to help them make a decision about whether or not to come to Uni as a subfreshman for the 2018-2019 year. Students applied to Uni sometime in February and, throughout the...

Alumni Agora Day will happen Friday, April 13

Ray Jones, Writer

April 11, 2018

Alumni Agora Day is a day when former Uni High Alums come back to Uni and teach a class of their choice, usually, but not always about their current career. Alumni Agora is just one event of the Uni class reunions. There ...

Vegetarian options at the food trucks

Ahmad Bobat, Writer

April 9, 2018

Uni students and faculty have been blessed to have a variety of food trucks outside whose menus range from breakfast foods to Mexican food to American classics. However, they don’t always cater to the needs of vegetarians. ...

Busting the myth of 4.0

Minji Choi

April 9, 2018

Many Uni students strive to receive a 4.0 GPA. While this may not account for the whole student body, it is fair to say that the motive behind this obsession over getting straight A’s is to get accepted into good colleges. Ho...