Is Uni a good school for students with learning differences?

Anya Kaplan-Hartnett, Writer

May 15, 2018

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For almost a century, Uni has been recognized as one of the top high schools in the area. Uni’s vision is to work towards “encouraging a culture of creativity, thinking outside conventional boundaries, and pursuing learni...

Is Uni a welcoming place to discuss eating and body issues?

Anya Kaplan-Hartnett, Writer

April 27, 2018

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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...

The Elephant in the Room: Why has March for Our Lives garnered attention that Black Lives Matter never got?

Smita Nair and Emma Loewenstein

April 9, 2018

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After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, the movement known as March for Our Lives has taken our nation by storm. Across the country, citizens are calling for gun reform, and the agenda of March for Our Lives has impa...

Student group continues planning 4/20 walkout

Anya Kaplan-Hartnett, Faizah Rauther, and Kristine Wang

April 5, 2018

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On March 14, more than 300 Uni students walked out of class to hold 17 minutes of silence in remembrance of the 17 victims of the shooting at MDS High School in Parkland, Florida. The walkout on March 14 was great, but there...

Why you should participate in the upcoming school walkouts

The Gargoyle Staff

March 12, 2018

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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...

“Grinding” rule brought to light for future Uni dances

Saahithi Maturi

September 7, 2017

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At the annual handbook meeting, Assistant Director Karl Radnitzer decided to bring to light the no-grinding rule. In addition, Radnitzer sent an email to subbie parents that grinding was not permitted. In the meeting and t...

A Little Clubbing Never Hurt Anybody

Lia Dankowicz, Writer

April 19, 2017

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With nearly 50 clubs for its approximately 300 students, Uni High has nearly twice as many clubs as Urbana High School has for over a thousand students. It is quite simple to start a club at Uni, requiring only a sponsor and t...

Summary on the Strategic Vision Task Force Final Report

Umar Hanif, Writer

April 8, 2017

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On Friday, Director Jeffrey Walkington sent an e-mail to all students and faculty linking the final report of the Strategic Vision Task Force. The report was a result of work over the past year by “a wide constituency of re...

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