Month: September 2016

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Trojan house party paid for by Eagles
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Trojan house party paid for by Eagles

By JOE NAGY Staff Writer With a win over Calvary Chapel, the Trojans cruise to a 3-0 start topping the Calvary Chapel Eagles 42-13. Going into the game on a hot streak of 2-0 for the season, the Trojans were up against the 0-2 Eagles. Up against linemen that averaged 65 more pounds over each...

Safety Drills Are More Important Now Than Ever
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Safety Drills Are More Important Now Than Ever

By ARIANA APOSTOL Opinion Editor Earthquake, fire, and lockdown drills can often seem unnecessary and time consuming– but if an actual disaster strikes, can University High School students confidently say that they’re prepared? Although safety drills often give students an excuse to take a pause from schoolwork during an otherwise exhausting school day, the very...

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Girls Volleyball defeated by Woodbridge in Game of the Week

  By VICTORIA COBOS Staff Writer Girls Volleyball competed in their Game Of the Week against Woodbridge on Tuesday, September 26th, however UHS lost by a large margin of 1-4 overall.   UHS lost the first two games against Woodbridge, won the third, and lost the fourth. Typically, Varsity matches have five sets, or rounds,...

The Broken School System
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The Broken School System

BY SAMAN SALAHUDDIN Staff Writer In recent years there has been a revolutionary tide when it comes to restructuring the educational systems, and Finland from the start has been at the forefront of innovation. The pre-1970 Finnish school system was in complete disarray. Thus, in 1970’s, the government made a landmark decision to completely restructure...

Rodrigo Duterte: Why the Renegade State Leader’s Words Matter
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Rodrigo Duterte: Why the Renegade State Leader’s Words Matter

BY JOSEPH KRASSNER Staff Writer Controversy erupted worldwide over the 2016 Philippines election in which Rodrigo Duterte, a man who The Washington Post dubbed “The Trump of the East,” was elected the new president. Duterte’s past is chock-full of human rights violations and questionable remarks, but even after being sworn into office back in late...

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Mountains: a poem

BY RACHELL PAK Staff Writer ^ With my Heart pounding, And face sweating, I must face my Everest. The sum of all my hard work And waiting leads to this moment. But first I must overcome a hill: you. The human sees a rock and sees nothing, But the ant sees the rock and sees...

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Red: a poem

BY MADELEINE CHOU Staff Writer Our first red Was the call              In an aging phone booth To you, a stranger — falling fast Our second red Was the dusting blush              In a quiet room For you, a friend — enthralled at last Our...

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Gasoline: a poem

BY JAMIE HAN Staff Writer Your ghost visited me today.                                          There was white on your knuckle                 And blood on your lips.                 You were staring at me through a haze of smoke,                                 ...

The Habit Burger Grill: a restaurant review
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The Habit Burger Grill: a restaurant review

By VICKI LI Staff Writer The Habit Burger Grill is a newly opened restaurant in Campus Plaza that specializes in charbroiled burgers. In addition, it also offers fresh salads and a wide variety of sides, shakes and malts. Veggie burgers are also available for any vegetarians. Construction of the new store started in early March,...

UHS Football breezes by Estancia to remain undefeated
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UHS Football breezes by Estancia to remain undefeated

By JOSEPH NAGY Staff Writer With a 37-7 win over the Eagles, the Trojans have started off back-to-back seasons with a 4-0 record. University is currently ranked 1st in PCL pre-league standings. The Trojans are one of eleven teams in the O.C. that remain undefeated. As the first quarter was underway, the Trojans were unable...