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Some teachers have reacted positively to the prospect of being able to receive the vaccine in the near future. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.
UHS Teachers Receive Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccination
Juliet Curtis, Staff Writer  • March 26, 2021

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently declared all Pre-K and K-12 staff members nationwide eligible...

2021-2022 ASB Representatives Elected at COVID-Impacted Election Convention
2021-2022 ASB Representatives Elected at COVID-Impacted Election Convention
March 26, 2021

UHS elected Associated Student Body (ASB) positions were announced, following the 30th Annual Election Convention on...

UHS Mock Trial Team Wins County Finals
UHS Mock Trial Team Wins County Finals
Chaitanya Kotra, Staff Writer  • March 26, 2021

The Mock Trial team celebrates their county competition win over Valencia High School via a Zoom call. The UHS Mock...

How Masks Have Affected the DHH Community
How Masks Have Affected the DHH Community
Meera Hatangadi, Staff Writer • May 4, 2021

Communication is one of the most critical aspects of one’s life, especially in school. Being able to interact...

Teaching During COVID
Teaching During COVID
Christina Yue, Staff Writer  • April 13, 2021

The worldwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic has caused major challenges for the school system. Teachers have...

Why Do We Wait?
Why Do We Wait?
Christina Yue, Staff Writer  • April 13, 2021

When asked to name my biggest role model, my greatest inspiration, I often answer Leonardo da Vinci. Because of his...

An Introduction to the New Zodiac Signs
An Introduction to the New Zodiac Signs

A common conversation starter is to ask the question “what is your sign?”, in reference to astrology/zodiac signs....

Allen v. Farrow and the Death of the Artist
Allen v. Farrow and the Death of the Artist

In 2014, The New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow published an investigative expose on Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. What...

Behind the Business: Vaccines
Behind the Business: Vaccines

Some might still remember when the novel “coronavirus” was the popular subject of jokes and TikTok videos, a disease...

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March 2021 Artists of the Month

For the month of March, two students were nominated by their respective teachers for Artists of the Month. The first...

Book Recommendations From UHS Students
Book Recommendations From UHS Students

With a new semester starting, what books have some of UHS’s students been keeping themselves busy with? In a poll...

UHS Students Turn to Music During COVID-19
UHS Students Turn to Music During COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought us down. Not being able to hug our friends saddens many of us. However, music empowers people....

Girls Basketball Falls to Woodbridge
Girls Basketball Falls to Woodbridge

Girls Basketball lost 55-44 against Woodbridge on April 13, their second consecutive loss in the season. The loss dropped...

Hitting the Courts: Girls Tennis practice in Preparation for a New Season
Hitting the Courts: Girls Tennis practice in Preparation for a New Season

Even with the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming season, the Girls Tennis team has utilized off-season practices to...

Girls Soccer Lose in Close Match vs. Capistrano Valley High School
Girls Soccer Lose in Close Match vs. Capistrano Valley High School

In their second pre-league game, Girls Soccer lost 0-2 against Capistrano Valley High School on March 9. The game marked...

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