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UHS Choir Hosts its Third Annual Cabaret Night
UHS Choir Hosts its Third Annual Cabaret Night
Tracy Le, Staff Writer • May 18, 2022

The UHS Choir department held its third annual Cabaret Night, its biggest fundraiser of the year, on April 27th outside...

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UHS Prepares for a New Honors Principles of Engineering Course
Alex Lindenberg, Staff Writer • May 16, 2022

UHS will be offering a new honors version of the Principles of Engineering (POE) course next year. While this honors...

UHS Hosts Prom at Yost Theater
UHS Hosts Prom at Yost Theater
Nour Khayat, Staff Writer  • May 11, 2022

On April 30th, University High School had its first in-person prom since the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, juniors and...

Talking Talents with Brooke Shaw
Talking Talents with Brooke Shaw
Siara Gunawardhana, Podcast Host • May 26, 2022

In Talking Talents, host Siara finds students around campus who have unique talents where she showcases their hard work...

We spoke with some members of the Class of 2022 to hear what’s on their bucket lists for this summer and what theyre looking forward to in college.
Summer Plans for the Class of 2022
Nicole Chen, Staff Writer • May 18, 2022

With the end of school quickly approaching in just a couple weeks, it is almost time for the seniors to say their farewells...

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Why don’t we get the sleep we need?
Farah Hamza, Staff Writer • May 6, 2022

Being a student in University High School is a challenging task. It means you are always studying, reading, writing...

How to Combat Rising Gas Prices
How to Combat Rising Gas Prices
Alyssa Tang, Staff Writer  • May 23, 2022

When the pandemic hit in 2020, demand for gas dropped dramatically. Other than essential workers, many people stopped...

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A Simple Solution to Student Stress: More Frequent and Longer Breaks
Arjun Gupta, Staff Writer • May 13, 2022

*The opinions expressed within the content are solely the author’s and do not reflect the opinions and beliefs of...

Why AP Essays Should Be Online
Why AP Essays Should Be Online
Alyssa Tang, Staff Writer  • May 9, 2022

*The opinions expressed within the content are solely the author’s and do not reflect the opinions and beliefs of...

The 2022 Festival of the Absurd
The 2022 Festival of the Absurd
Alex Lindenberg, Staff Writer • May 2, 2022

UHS held its annual Festival of the Absurd from Mar. 29-31. True to tradition, the festival showcased several absurdist...

UHS presents: SpongeBob the Musical
UHS presents: "SpongeBob the Musical"
Reagan Gregory, Staff Writer  • March 29, 2022

The SpongeBob Musical was performed in the UHS theater on March 3rd-5th and March 10-12th, which signified the return...

A Wordle grid from March 24th’s word: “CHEST”.
Wordle
Ryan Noorizadeh, Staff Writer • March 25, 2022

Few times do social phenomena grow so explosively as Wordle. Created by Welsh Software Developer Josh Wardle, Wordle...

South County Spartans Win 4 Verts South County Championship
South County Spartans Win 4 Verts South County Championship
Noah Scherson, Staff Writer  • May 25, 2022

The South Irvine Spartans are the 4 Vert champions for Division 3. 4 Vert is an organization that organizes 7 on...

Spotlight: Conrad Brown
Spotlight: Conrad Brown
Karina Pandurangadu, Staff Writer  • May 23, 2022

The boys tennis program has seen triumphant success over the past year, winning the CIF Southern Section Open Division...

Boys Lacrosse Senior Night Ends in a Success
Boys Lacrosse Senior Night Ends in a Success
Alexandra Suttner, Staff Writer  • May 16, 2022

Boys Lacrosse defeated Marina with a final score of 22-8 on Apr. 29. This was the team’s final league match, going...

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