New babies used for Health class

Reed Phillips, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

Filed under Features, News

Health class has four new students: plastic babies. Health teacher Kristi Bandy says they’re designed to teach students about what it’s like to be responsible for another person. They were purchased with money raised at the...

Boys Basketball prepares for season

Jared Rosenbaum, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

This month, the Uni Boys Basketball team enters the beginning of their new season, full of confidence. With a plethora of coaches, the return of a star, and many new prospects, the season is looking to be the best Uni has seen in ...

Student council begins work on constitution

Raya Gandhi

November 28, 2017

Filed under News

A group of Student Council (StudCo) members recently began work on creating a constitution for the Uni High StudCo. They hope to first address the issue of clubs due to the recent decision to revoke Coding Club. StudCo is aiming t...

Character Skills Snapshot now a criteria in admissions

Nora Benmamoun, Editor

November 18, 2017

Filed under Features, News

This will be the first year that Uni is using the Character Skills Snapshot by the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) as a criteria in the application process. The Character Skills Snapshot is supposed to provide Uni with...

Uni Students Unite to Help a Uni Grad

Stella Faux, Writer

November 15, 2017

Filed under Alumni, News

In October, Uni’s club ‘Students for a Better World’ raised $465 to send to Chinquapin Prep Academy, a 6-12 college preparatory school for gifted low-income and minority students in Highlands, Texas, a town in greater Housto...

Tyler Oakley visits UIUC

Zona Hrnjak

November 12, 2017

Filed under News

On Thursday, November 9, Tyler Oakley visited the University of Illinois for a discussion about the LGBTQ community, his work with the Trevor Project, and his Youtube platform. The event took place from 7-8pm at the Illini Union ...

Students dress up for Halloween!

Saahithi Maturi, Editor

November 7, 2017

Filed under News

Wearing costumes to school is a yearly tradition that students greatly enjoy. On Halloween day students dressed up to show off their costumes and participate in the costume contest during lunch. Subfreshman Stefania Dzhaman as Coralin...

Dodgeball Tournament sans Sutton

Mallika Luthar, Editor

November 7, 2017

Filed under Features, News, Uncategorized

This year’s annual Dodgeball Tournament was Habitat for Humanity Club’s first fundraiser since Social Studies teacher, Bill Sutton, the club’s founder, retired. The event, which took place in Kenney Gym, raised $747 and ...

Approving New Clubs at Uni

Paul D'Angelo, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under News

The state of new clubs at Uni is at a standstill. While Student Council develops new bylaws for their Constitution of what constitutes a club, individuals hoping to start a club are currently unable to officially do so. Stude...

Rahi Miraftab-Salo breaks scoring record

Mallika Luthar, Editor

October 11, 2017

Filed under Features, News, Sports

As the 2017 boys soccer season starts to come to a close, Senior Rahi Miraftab-Salo has one more victory-- breaking the boys soccer career goal scoring record. The previous record was held by Patrick Wong (Class of 2013) at 9...

StudCo votes to disband Coding Club

Raya Gandhi, Author

October 6, 2017

Filed under Features, News

In a rare occurrence for Student Council, representatives voted to disband Coding Club. This vote came after weeks of discussion between Coding Club, Girls Who Code, teachers, students, and Student Council. The October 5 meeting...