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Students prepare to get their blood drawn by Red Cross volunteers in the small gym.
UHS Hosts Annual Red Cross Blood Drive
Nikki Piedad, Staff Writer • February 3, 2023

UHS hosted its first blood drive of the school year on Dec. 5 in coordination with the American Red Cross. As classes...

UHS Intermediate Art students visited the Broad, a contemporary art museum located in downtown Los Angeles.
The Broad Field Trip
Mia Barajas-Kua, Staff Writer • January 31, 2023

On Nov. 22, Intermediate Art students at UHS visited The Broad, a contemporary art museum located in downtown Los Angeles.  The...

MUN delegates discuss strategies to become the first individuals to reach the Fountain of Youth.
MUN Hosts its First Winter Conference
Tracy Le, Staff Writer • January 27, 2023

After months of anticipation, the annual UHS Model United Nations (MUN) Fall Conference, renamed the UHS MUN Winter...

Start building a successful semester with some tips from S&S.
New Semester, New Me: Tips for a Successful Semester
Angela Hou, Staff Writer • February 2, 2023

With the start of the second semester, students are looking forward to a fresh start to improve their academic performance...

What are the 2021-2022 Clubs of the Year up to this year?
Featuring the 2021–2022 Clubs of the Year
Anya Behrns, Staff Writer • January 19, 2023

With over a hundred registered clubs, UHS’ campus is bustling with interest groups, sports teams, academic leagues...

College Just Ahead Sign (Jack Kent Cooke Foundation)
Preparing For College
Mia Barajas-Kua, Staff Writer • January 18, 2023

For seniors, college is right around the corner. Many are starting to write and submit their applications for the fall...

Corporations are controlling consumer political views through the media.
Our Media is Becoming More Pro-Corporate
Jan Krawczyk, Staff Writer • February 2, 2023

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

Taylor Swift is a popular music artist that recently released a new album, “Midnights”.
Taylor Swift's Ticket Fiasco: How Can Ticketmaster Improve?
Bella Duong, Staff Writer • January 27, 2023

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

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All Public College Should be Free
Jan Krawczyk, Staff Writer • January 20, 2023

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

2022 was filled with action packed anime shows.
Top 5 Animes of 2022
Jerry Hu, Staff Writer • January 31, 2023

As 2023 begins, the anime community loves to look back on the past year’s best animations. Fifty UHS students who...

Jenna Ortega stars in the new Netflix series, Wednesday.
"Wednesday" Review
Sophia Choi, Staff Writer • January 25, 2023

The Netflix original series, "Wednesday," hit number one on Netflix’s top ten on Nov. 21. The show, starring Jenna...

Kanye West has made millions of his shoe brand Yeezy, with Adidas.
Kanye's Downfall
Sophia Choi, Staff Writer • January 20, 2023

Rapper and fashion mogul Ye West, formerly known as Kanye, is undeniably one of the most influential celebrities of...

UHS soccer player being on offense against opponent.
UHS Boys Soccer Picks up Their First Win of the Season against Canyon
Adam Kunin, Staff Writer • February 3, 2023

In their penultimate game before winter break on Dec. 14, the UHS Boys' Varsity Soccer team faced off against the red-hot...

Wrestling Overview
Wrestling Overview
Leah Schulman, Staff Writer • January 27, 2023

As the first semester came to a close, the wrestling season was in full swing. The boys' team has had four frosh competitions,...

Girls Soccer
Overview of Girls Soccer Season
Eithar Takesh, Staff Writer • January 20, 2023

The Varsity Girls' Soccer Team is looking to claim its title as league champions after finishing second last year in...

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