Day: March 24, 2016

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All UHS NHD finalists to advance to State
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All UHS NHD finalists to advance to State

Correction: In the printed version of this article, we incorrectly attributed a quote from Sabrina Huang (Fr.) to Frankie Son (Fr.). The attribution has been corrected in this version. By CHELSEA GUO Contributing Writer The 16 UHS students selected as regional finalists for National History Day all qualified to go to the State competition on May...

Club Spotlight: SASA and its involvement in intercultural week
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Club Spotlight: SASA and its involvement in intercultural week

By ERIN KIM Staff Writer Among the various cultural clubs at UHS, the South Asian Student Association (SASA) has an especially significant presence on campus. With members of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Nepalese, Bhutanese and Sri Lankan ethnicities, SASA aims to promote the diverse cultures of the South Asian subcontinent through various social events, cultural shows...

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Softball hopes to continue strong form into league play

By LEXI LIM Staff Writer UHS’s softball season started out strong with a game against Orange High School (OHS) on March 9 that result­ed in a 5-1 win. However, the team then lost to Anaheim High School (AHS) 9-10 on March 10. UHS won by a landslide against OHS, and were greatly helped by the three...

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UHS Track team looks forward to a strong season

By ANDY ZHOU Staff Writer The UHS track team started off the season well with the girls team going 2-0 and the boys team going 1-1 in their first two preseason meets against El Modena High School (EMHS) and Godinez High School (GHS), respec­tively. The first two meets were in­dicators of a strong track sea­son...

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Boys Golf hopes to continue momentum

By LEXI LIM Staff Writer The UHS varsity boys golf team started the season off strong with a 193-213 win against Laguna Hills High School on March 1 at its home course, Strawberry Farms. UHS faced Huntington Beach High School (HBHS) on March 10 and defeated them 185-198, in a strong match to rebound from a...

Dance Showcase: behind the scenes
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Dance Showcase: behind the scenes

By ERIN KIM Staff Writer “It’s about teenage anxiety, mostly. The piece shows a dancer trying to slow and escape this world,” Dance Company member Naomi Efron (Jr.) said about her Showcase piece. Inspired by her own teenage angst, Efron has decided to choreograph a dance portraying this aspect of the human experience for the...

Artists of the Month: Symphony Orchestra
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Artists of the Month: Symphony Orchestra

By CELINE NGUYEN Staff Writer For this March’s Artist of the Month, we asked Ms. Grace Lee (Visual and Performing Arts Dept.) to nominate a student for the honor. She said, “There are so many [students]! There isn’t one who stands out. There’s many. Can I nominate an ensemble?” In lieu of nominating a single student, Lee...

Boys Baseball finishes with mixed results in Newport Elks Tournament
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Boys Baseball finishes with mixed results in Newport Elks Tournament

[For the full photo gallery, click here.] By STEVEN BARAN Staff Writer UHS Boys Baseball completed pre-league play in the 34th annual Newport Elks Tournament, where some of the best teams from every league in the CIF Southern Section face off in a week-long double elimination bracket.   “We knew going into this week that...

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Girls Lacrosse undefeated in LA/OC Shootout

By TRISTAN MALHOTRA Sports Editor UHS Girls Lacrosse added to its successful preseason with a 2-0 showing at the LA/OC Shootout Tournament, beating Peninsula High School (PHS) and La Canada High School (LCHS) 14-9 and 18-4, respectively. UHS played PHS in this tournament for the second time in the same week, previously winning in overtime...

Delving into DHH: Andrea Martinez’s world
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Delving into DHH: Andrea Martinez’s world

By ERIN KIM Staff Writer “Your life is quiet, it’s a quiet world. There’s no sound, no voice, no chattering…It’s really quiet, like birds,” said DHH student Andrea Martinez (So.) about growing up deaf.   But not for long. A cochlear implant finally shattered her world of silence when Martinez was six years old, allowing...