Month: August 2016

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BY MADELEINE CHOU Staff Writer The withered black limbs Of the old beech tree Grasp nothing. Winters bring transient snows Springs, the effervescent glows Summer, the stifling heat Of sunbaked streets and candied sweets. But the withered black limbs Of the old beech tree Grasp nothing. Feel nothing. Autumn falls And the tree recalls Dashing...

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Club Registration Coming Soon

Updated as of 8/30/2016: Additional Club Registration packets are available on uhsasb.com. The Club Accounting Meetings will be held on 9/14 and 9/15 in the MPR. It is mandatory that Club Treasurers attend one of these meetings. By KRISHAN PATEL Staff Writer The Club Information Meeting is on Tuesday, August 30 in the MPR during lunch...

Proposed changes to school parking postponed
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Proposed changes to school parking postponed

By AIDAN ARASASINGHAM News Editor The administration has decided to postpone earlier plans for both solar-panel parking lots to be allocated for staff parking until next year. Right before summer break began, the administration announced to move the student spots that are located under the solar panels across from the 200s classroom buildings, known colloquially...

Major staff changes at UHS: three out of six counselors leave the Counseling Department
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Major staff changes at UHS: three out of six counselors leave the Counseling Department

By AIDAN ARASASINGHAM and CATHY SUN News Editors Three new counselors will open the 2016-2017 school year: Ms. Jamie Grace (Counseling Dept.), Mr. Nate Schoch (Counseling Dept.) and Ms. Hanna Addessi (Counseling Dept.), replacing Ms. Julie McIntosh, Ms. Barbara Yeager and Ms. Ashley Wolford, respectively. Ms. Yeager has moved on to a position at Irvine Unified School...

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Lorena Egea: Taking down Stereotypes on the Mat

By JERRY HUANG Staff Writer Not only was she picked as the Girls Wrestling Athlete of the Week by OC Varsity in her junior season, Lorena Egea (Sr.) won 1st in CIF and 2nd in Masters. These accomplishments would not have been possible without Egea’s hard work, dedication and experience. “I got into wrestling sophomore...

Pre-Thanksgiving Stress
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Pre-Thanksgiving Stress

The week before Thanksgiving Break is hectic at University High School (UHS). For five days, students are overwhelmed with work and eagerly look forward to their homework-free week off. All the teachers give tests the week before Thanksgiving Break to avoid having students pick up information mid-chapter upon returning to school. Mrs. Jelnick (English Dept.)...

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Love Unforgotten: a poem

By: JULIAN BASKYS Staff Writer Oh, bitter summer, leave me Here in darkened misery. Lost affections, still not yet Shown to hold validity, Haunt my being day by day, Ghosts of what has gone away. Through the days, the weeks, the months, And on into September, Never will I give away That which I still...

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Uber: an app review

By DENALI BOLLENS Staff Writer   Black cars with a bright shining U at the bottom right corner of their windshields have been popping up all over Irvine recently. These cars stem from Uber, an increasingly popular app, which provides an innovative and trustworthy car service. An alternative to taxis for teenagers and adults, an...

10 Study Tips to Help You Become a Successful High School Student
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10 Study Tips to Help You Become a Successful High School Student

By DIANA ZHANG Staff Writer School has just started and tests and reading tasks have already begun to pile on. Many students will soon become overwhelmed by the schoolwork and homework that is assigned. Try taking these studying skills into consideration as you strive to study efficiently for your classes. Study Tip #1: Organize the...