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The six UHS Counselors provide students with academic advice and guidance through personal struggles. Top from left: Mr. Nate Schoch, Ms. Hanna Addessi, Ms. Shannon Dean. Bottom from left: Mr. Nick Perfetto, Mrs. Angelique Strausheim, Mrs. Jamie Adams.
National School Counseling Week
Elizabeth Wu, Staff Writer • March 13, 2023

Every year, on the first full week of February, school counselors are celebrated and recognized for their impact and...

The 2023 Mock Trial Team poses for a group photo.
The Mock Trial County Competition
Nikki Piedad, Staff Writer • March 10, 2023

From November to January, UHS Mock Trial competed in the annual Orange County Mock Trial Competition, with one of their...

AMC Qualifiers pose for photos outside of their math club at Mr. Shulman’s classroom.
AMC Qualifiers at UHS
Elizabeth Wu, Staff Writer • March 10, 2023

On Nov. 10, nearly 100 students took time out of their schedules to partake in the American Mathematics Competition....

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Talking to UHS Alumni
Roger Xu, Staff Writer • March 17, 2023

UHS has a long-standing reputation for producing successful graduates who go on to achieve great things in their careers...

Spring cleaning, cooking or baking and watching new TV shows and movies are all fun activities to enjoy during Spring Break. These activities can be used during UHS’s upcoming Spring Break on April 3rd to April 7th.
Spring Break: Bacchanal to Banal
Anya Behrns, Staff Writer • March 13, 2023

Rest, relaxation and wild celebrations, the American Spring Break originates from the Grecian tradition of celebrating...

Meet the Candidates 2023-2024
Meet the Candidates 2023-2024
February 27, 2023

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America is a Terrorist State
Jan Krawczyk, Staff Writer • March 20, 2023

*The opinions expressed within the content are solely the author’s and do not reflect the website's or its affiliates'...

Families and volunteers are seen handing supplies and giving first
aid to the injured. In January, there was a hygiene drive where UHS students could donate new
and unused hygiene supplies to the residents living in transitional housing.
Prepare for Disaster
Maya Madhat, Staff Writer • March 14, 2023

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The Shushi Province, an important religious center/community in Nagorno-Karabakh, came under the control of the Azerbaijan government following the “Battle of Shushi” in 2020.
Uncovering the Conflict Between Armenia and Azerbaijan
Nazanin Ghiassi, Staff Writer • March 10, 2023

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Photo of Isis Gaston (Ice Spice), who gained popularity following the release of Boys a liar Pt. 2.
"Boy’s a liar Pt. 2": A Song Review
Ashaley Jiang, Staff Writer • March 15, 2023

On Feb. 3, the internet was sent into a frenzy over the release of “Boy’s a liar Pt.2.” The song collected mass...

Several Winter Formal askings included custom-made posters.
The Art of Designing Winter Formal Posters
JD Szeto, Staff Writer • March 10, 2023

In anticipation of the Winter Formal on Feb. 17, many students continued a classic high school tradition: Winter Formal...

1 Xiao Long Bao Left :(
Is Din Tai Fung worth the hype?
Jerry Hu, Staff Writer • March 1, 2023

  Din Tai Fung has been an extremely popular restaurant for many years. It has consistently been a top restaurants...

Boys Tennis
Boys' Tennis Second Win of Pre-Season
Maya Berger, Staff Writer • March 16, 2023

The UHS Boys’ Varsity  Tennis team won their second preseason game on Feb. 16, against Los Alamitos, with a final...

University High School had its first track meet of the school year, at a home meet against El Modena. University led with much force throughout the meet.
Running through the Rain
Adam Kunin, Staff Writer • March 15, 2023

On Feb. 23, UHS Track and Field faced off against El Modena High School in their first meet of the season on a gloomy...

UHS girls lacrosse athlete attempting to score a goal against opponent.
Girls Lacrosse Game Against Huntington Beach Bodes Well For Upcoming Season
Kaylee Changsek, Staff Writer • March 10, 2023

The season looks bright for UHS Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse as they fought in a close pre-season game against Huntington...

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