The Growing Community of Artists at Uni

Anya Kaplan-Hartnett, Writer

March 14, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

There are many talented artists at Uni who pursue a wide variety of artistic interests.   Many Uni students create artwork independently. Others, like juniors Hannah Davis and Bella Solis, often collaborate with frie...

Uni Student Competes in State Level Poetry Out Loud

Nusayb Mansury, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

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  Poetry Out Loud 2018 will come to a close next month. From Uni, junior Samantha Churovich headed to Springfield IL to compete in the Poetry Out Loud state level competition on Friday March 9th. She secured he...

Why you should participate in the upcoming school walkouts

The Gargoyle Staff

March 12, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Opinion, Showcase Carousel

Note: The story has been edited to reflect that the seventeen deaths at Stoneman Douglas included both students and teachers. Since the Sandy Hook School shooting in 2012, there have been 186 school shootings in the US. Doz...

Students Attend Eating Disorder Discussion

Emma Loewenstein, Writer

March 12, 2018

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On Friday, March 2, Melissa Smith, director of ASCEND Clinic and registered dietitian, visited Uni to talk to students about eating disorders. Through a Jeopardy game and infographic handouts, students learned why eating disorders ha...

First Student Walkout scheduled for March 14

Anika Kimme, Editor

March 9, 2018

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A 17 minute school walkout is scheduled for Wednesday, March 14. The purpose of the walkout is to honor the 17 students who were killed at the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida. During the walkout, students will leav...

Students face parental pressure at Uni

Anika Kimme, Editor

March 7, 2018

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Many Uni students are involved in a variety of extracurricular activities ranging from sports to robotics to orchestras. Students put lots of pressure on themselves to join extracurriculars and students often face pressure fr...

First multi-school walkout planning meeting held

Nika Cooper, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

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On Wednesday, February 28, a group of students and teachers from different local schools gathered at the Champaign Public Library with representatives from Moms Demand Action to discuss the proposed school walkouts for gun control l...

Vice Versa and Spring Fling dances are cancelled this year

Isabela Lleras, Writer

March 1, 2018

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SFAC freshman representative Maher Adoni has gone on the record stating that, as of right now, there will be no spring dances for the rest of this year, except for Prom. “As far as I, Maher Adoni, freshman SFAC representative knows,...

New counselor joins SSO

Katie Carrubba, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

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Donzell Lampkins joined the SSO on December 18, and now wants to help students find themselves in a school that heavily emphasizes academic achievement. “I hope to help students recognize the greatness inside of them,” says...

Uni informs students after shooting

Isabela Lleras, Writer

February 26, 2018

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In light of the recent school shooting in Florida, Uni’s Associate Director Jeanette Nuckolls wishes to remind students how to protect themselves if an incident like this were to happen at Uni. At Uni, active threat drill...

Uni students register to vote

Annette Lee, Editor

February 15, 2018

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Senior Sophia Ebel helped students register to vote during Uni Period on Monday Feb. 5 as part of her senior project, an internship with her dad’s congressional campaign, Jon Ebel for Congress. “[Voter registration is]...

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