Month: February 2017

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Girls Lacrosse shows promise in preseason win against Valencia

By VICTORIA YU Staff Writer Girls Varsity Lacrosse won their first preseason scrimmage 13-11 against Valencia High School on Monday, February 27. Valencia had a relatively weaker play compared to previous opponents’, so the team was able to stay strong on the offense. Throughout the game, notable players such as Molly Pirus (Jr.), Ashley Chandler...

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Room For Romance

  By MADELEINE CHOU Staff Writer Ah, February: the month of love. From the abundance of chocolate and balloons to the multitudes of dating couples walking hand in hand on campus, it’s clear that love is in the air. But it begs the question: sure, dating is fun and all, but what about marriage? What...

Heartbreaking loss in CIF quarterfinals ends Boys Soccer’s title hopes
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Heartbreaking loss in CIF quarterfinals ends Boys Soccer’s title hopes

By SHIVAM SUDAME Staff Writer Boys Varsity Soccer lost 1-0 against Norwalk in the quarterfinals on Saturday, February 25, ending a fabulous season.. Looking to sweep into the finals and win a CIF Division IV title, the Trojans  fell short in a tight match. The match was a defensive showcase all game, as the high-scoring...

Girls Soccer shut down at quarter-finals by Temecula Valley
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Girls Soccer shut down at quarter-finals by Temecula Valley

By VANESSA TIAN Staff Writer Girls Varsity Soccer lost 4-0 to Temecula Valley High School at CIF quarter-finals on Friday, February 24. This concludes the team’s run in CIF for this year. With improved strategies and training, the team has progressed farther in CIF than they have in previous years. “We were definitely more organized...

The 20th Annual Festival of the Absurd Preview
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The 20th Annual Festival of the Absurd Preview

By LAYANN BASILEH Staff Writer The  20th annual Festival of the Absurd will be taking place on Wednesday, March 1 and Thursday, March 2 in the Big Theater during office hours. For the last twenty years, UHS’ AP English Literature and Composition students have written and produced original absurdist plays, and created artwork as well,...

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Explorers: a short story

By KRISHAN PATEL Staff Writer The star ship quickly entered the star system, its thousands of passengers and hundreds of crew members all unconscious except for the pilot and co-pilot. “We’re almost there,” the pilot said, looking at the navigation equipment in the cockpit. “Wake the elite members of the exploratory crew from stasis and...

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In a World: a poem

By RACHELL CHON Staff Writer Imagine a world where you blink to clarify a picture, Or see and understand different perspectives, Instead of being blindsided by time. What if you breathed in order to purify the life around you, Supplying for the nature that surrounds you, Instead of inhaling for your own existence, And taking...

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First Seeing You: a poem

By RACHELL CHON Staff Writer If I walk through the streets, And see you there, Will I approach your undefined presence, Or hold my ground and move with care? If five minutes go by, And we have yet to say a word, Will I say the first syllable, Or just let silence be heard? Let’s...

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The Train: a poem

By RACHELL CHON Staff Writer I sit and sip On my blackened tea And watch the world go by in a whirl; I see trees sway in an invisible storm, As they blur in and out of focus; The trees are rushing- Like they’re running. Something lurks in between their leaves, Breathing down their bare...