Students learn about the Uni Faculty Organization

Annette Lee, Editor

September 25, 2018

Filed under Features, News

The faculty union, known as the Uni Faculty Organization (UFO), held an information session for students on Wednesday in the school library. The UFO Bargaining Team was invited by seniors Nathalie Stein and Bella Solis to expla...

Uni Faculty Organization informs parents of negotiation updates

Nathalie Stein, Editor

September 18, 2018

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On Sept. 7, the Uni Faculty Organization (UFO) hosted a meeting to inform parents of new developments in ongoing contract negotiations with the University of Illinois. Held in Urbana’s Independent Media Center at 5 p.m, the UFO bo...

Meet the new subbie StudCo reps

Bianca Rubel, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

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New year, new subbies! Recently, the subfreshman class of 2023 held their elections for Student Council, electing Asim Baraka as President, Marlow Tracy as Vice President, Charlie Hechler as Secretary/Treasurer, and Mikayla Blanke as SFAC repr...

Major changes made to fitness testing

Adit Kalsotra, Staff Writer

September 15, 2018

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Recently, major changes have been issued in the PE department regarding its fitness testing program. These include the introduction of the PLT4M app to record the results of students’ tests as well as new fitness tests thems...

Students, teachers work together in CAD+ Pilot Summer Program

Romaisa Aamer and Ifeyinwa Allanah

September 13, 2018

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This summer, Uni sponsored a CAD and 3D printing workshop organized by Art teacher Lisa Evans, and taught by Professor Cliff Shin. Seven students and faculty members participated in the workshop. Students were given several activities to he...

New P.E. teacher ready to roll

Maher Adoni, Editor

September 11, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Sports

This 2018-2019 school year, the Uni High community welcomed Rachael Brewer to the PE Department. A Tuscola native and Uni’s track and field coach in past years, as well as a storied cross-country athlete herself, Brewer previou...

The perks of moving some printers

Tim Cho, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018

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The third floor printers have been moved to a new location this school year.The printers can now be found next to the third floor stairwell. This location change is set to provide new benefits to Uni. For years, the printers...

College application season begins for Class of 2019

Will Hechler, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

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College application season is underway for Uni’s class of 2019. The Common Application opened on Aug. 1 and University of Illinois’s application portal opened on Sept. 1, among others. From interviews of two students and...

NCSA internships offered to Uni students

Keshav Gandhi, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

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This semester, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is offering research internships to Uni students that are in good academic standing. NCSA research internships are sponsored by the Frankel Fund, establishe...

Uni replaces main doors

Aniket Gargya, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

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Just a day or two before the 2018 - 2019 school year, the main doors of Uni were replaced. “They were replaced because the existing ones - they were original doors, and they were right at 100 years old,” Uni Business Manager M...

Wilson incorporating virtual reality into freshman history class

Grace Juhn, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

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Starting this year, Andrew Wilson, the freshman history teacher, will use a virtual reality program to teach his students about ancient history. Virtual reality is a computer-generated 3D experience in an environment, which...

Student Council still working on constitution

Annette Lee, Editor

September 6, 2018

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New clubs may now be proposed to Student Council again. Last November, Uni’s Student Council (StudCo) halted the approval of new clubs in the wake of the Coding Club controversy. This freeze is now over. Last fall, it...

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