Sword & Shield

Rivalry Game Rebranded to Unity Game
Rivalry Game Rebranded to Unity Game
Nour Khayat, Staff Writer  • December 3, 2021

The annual rivalry game against Woodbridge High School was renamed the Unity Game this year following years of animosity...

Facebook Exposed for Hiding Research Findings of Harmful Effects on Teens’ Mental Health
Facebook Exposed for Hiding Research Findings of Harmful Effects on Teens’ Mental Health
Alyssa Tang, Staff Writer • December 1, 2021

Former Facebook product manager, Frances Haugen, testified before a Senate subcommittee on October 5th that Facebook...

No Honors Classes for Global Perspectives
No Honors Classes for Global Perspectives
Alex Lindenberg, Staff Writer • November 29, 2021

The Social Science Department and IUSD are no longer offering separate honors classes for Global Perspectives this year....

Cofounders Rustin Khazravi and Rohan McEligot face osbtacles as they attempt to promote their new clothing brand Nuts and Beer.
November Senior Spotlight: Rustin Khazravi and Rohan McEligot
Veronica Kuo, Staff Writer • December 6, 2021

Seniors Rustin Khazravi and Rohan McEligot are the people behind the eminent “Nuts and Beer” T-shirts and tank tops...

Thanksgiving Q&A
Thanksgiving Q&A
Lila Sepici, Staff Writer • December 3, 2021

Teachers Mr. James Garcia (English Department), Mrs. Tiffany Jo (Social Sciences Department), and Mrs. Valerie...

Students have a difficult time finding an open restroom to use.
Notice: Restroom Closed for . . .
Veronica Kuo, Staff Writer • November 23, 2021

The restrooms have long been a hub for students during breaks in the school day. UHS’s campus has three restrooms...

U.S. President Joe Biden at the Climate Change Conference, 2021.
The Glasgow Climate Conference - Will it Deliver?
Edward Liu, Staff Writer • December 8, 2021
The key obstacle standing in the way of climate action is incorporating developing nations because of the lack of funds for clean energy and the economic strain these green efforts would place on these countries.
On Jon Grudens Resignation
On Jon Gruden's Resignation
Salwa Usmani, Staff Writer • December 3, 2021

In the past 100 years, the United States has seemingly become a much more accepting and inclusive country. Nevertheless,...

A Letter From Your Unwise Elders
A Letter From Your Unwise Elders
Mae King, Staff Writer • December 1, 2021

Dear future generations, We arrived on this planet with abundant and unbelievable sights to experience. We grew up...

UHS presents: The Phantom Tollbooth with a Q & A session with Mallika Cadin
UHS presents: "The Phantom Tollbooth" with a Q & A session with Mallika Cadin
Salwa Usmani, Staff Writer  • December 8, 2021

UHS’ spectacular Fall play, "The Phantom Tollbooth" played in the Big Theater between November 18th and 20th. "The...

Dune Review
Dune Review
Ryan Noorizadeh, Staff Writer • December 8, 2021

A friend of the late Roger Ebert, when it was the latter’s job to review the original Dune movie in 1984, described...

Eternals Review
"Eternals" Review
Jack Guo, Staff Writer  • December 7, 2021

"Eternals," Marvel’s latest movie,  premiered in theaters on October 18, 2021, and has since grossed $346 million...

Senior Co-Captain Jane Lee prepares to serve.
Girls Tennis Victorious in CIF Against Harvard-Westlake
Alex Meng, Staff Writer • November 19, 2021

The girls’ tennis team scored a victory against Harvard Westlake in their first CIF game. The final score was 12-6...

Senior Co-captain Victor Martin prepares to shoot.
Boys' water polo comes out victorious against Northwood
Noah Scherson, Staff Writer • November 12, 2021

On October 27th, the boys’ water polo team faced off against Northwood. UHS came out with a 17-8 win.  UHS had...

The team lines up against Woodbridge.
Rivalry Game Against Woodbridge Results in Loss
Alex Meng, Staff Writer • November 11, 2021

The UHS football team faced-off against Woodbridge High School this past Friday. Woodbridge High walked away with the...

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