Editorial: The problem with Uni StudCo (Nanopinions)

Alice Gao, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Part of the series Nanopinions: Bite-sized Hot Takes Every year, the students of Uni elect representatives for StudCo. Every year, the feedback loop of promises, frustration, and apathy continue with little change. It’s no secr...

Freshman letters prompt discussion about stress

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

April 22, 2019

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 ...

Is Uni a good school for students with learning differences?

Anya Kaplan-Hartnett, Writer

May 15, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

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