Freshman letters prompt discussion about stress

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

April 22, 2019

Filed under Features, News, Opinion, Showcase Carousel, Uncategorized

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 ...

Science Olympiad Season Recap

Tim Cho, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Filed under News, Sports

Uni’s Science Olympiad team’s season ended this past Saturday at its State tournament, where it competed against 49 other qualifying high school teams from across Illinois. After a day filled with over 20 events reaching across many scie...

New bell system installed

Nathalie Stein, Editor

January 29, 2019

Filed under News

The beginning of second semester always brings changes. This year, that change took the form of a brand-new bell system. Instead of the traditional bell, the new system consists of a long tone and a ding-dong- listen here. I...

Uni High Students work at NCSA through SPIN internships

Will Hechler

January 10, 2019

Filed under Features, News

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...

Uni Students create Illinois Geometry Lab projects

Tim Cho, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018

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On Thursday, Dec. 13, nine Uni students in three groups of three presented their projects at the Illinois Geometry Lab (IGL) Open House. The students were able to showcase the original mathematics research they had conducted ove...

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

Annette Lee and Nathalie Stein

November 28, 2018

Filed under Features, News

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....

Tim Cho: Teen Jeopardy Semi-finalist… and more

Abraham Han

November 21, 2018

Filed under News

After an exhilarating comeback win in the first round, Senior Tim Cho was eliminated in the second semi-final round of Teen Jeopardy in a close battle. Teen Jeopardy is a variant of the popular TV trivia show with teenage...

Tips for the winter finals

November 20, 2018

Let’s avoid the flu

Will Hechler, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

Filed under News

Flu season has hit Uni High. So, what can you do to protect yourself? Here are a few simple tips to keep you healthy in the upcoming winter weather. Wash your hands. The process of hand-washing contains four steps: Appl...