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Tales of UHS from the ’70s

By KATELIN WILLIAMS Features Section Editor John D’Annunzio, Class of ’73 “Our homecoming game, our senior year, we played against Laguna Beach and won. That was a good game for us… It’s been almost 50 years, and it kind of makes a bond [with each other]. When you go through that, those struggles and those...

Club Kick-off: May the Best Club Win the Food Fight
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Club Kick-off: May the Best Club Win the Food Fight

BY ELAINE ZHOU Staff Writer As sleep-deprived, moody high school students, we always find comfort in food. In any stressful situation, the clear solution is to eat our problems away. But of course, as much as we love food, we are also the pickiest – our highest standards are only met with Chik-fil-A, Cha for...

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Homecoming 2019: A Night to Remember

By ADITYA TYAGI Staff Writer I wish I could say I was one of the first to have my foot in the door at Homecoming, but I wasn’t. It took 42 minutes before I even saw the doors. Fortunately, I can certainly say it was well worth the wait, with music, lights, and… video games?  Homecoming...

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A World of Entertainment: Spirit Week 2019

By KRISHNA KHAWANI & ELAINE ZHOU Staff Writers The highly anticipated events of Spirit Week came to life with the theme of “Entertainment,” as class councils battled to create the best structures, dances, and shows of class spirit. The week kicked off on Monday, revolving around the common video game phrase, “Choose Your Character”. Students dressed...

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The ’70s at a Glance

By STANLEY MORIGUCHI, KATELIN WILLIAMS, & TRISHA DANG Staff Writer & Features Section Editors Happiness is a new school. At least, that’s what greeted the first class of University High on their first day 50 years ago, marking the beginning of an era first defined by lighthearted shenanigans and a bitter district feud and now grown...

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Places To Go, People To See, and Personalities To Change

By ELAINE ZHOU Staff Writer For many students, the qualifications of a good day are dependent on class clowns, shenanigans, or gossip to keep themselves entertained. People act differently in different situations, whether public or private, or with friends or family. The quirky, embarrassing side of a student that comes out when he or she is...

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Critique: The Ins and Outs of Sophomore Council

By KRISHNA KHAWANI Staff Writer If you spend even a couple days at UHS, you’ll definitely hear a lot about student council, especially the leadership skills imparted upon its members, its level of involvement in the school, and the familiarity with corruption in the election process. On the off chance that you don’t know what council...

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with Typositis?
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Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with Typositis?

By HAMZAH ALAM Staff Writer Typositis is a real problem in our modern Internet-savvy society. Afflicting multiple parts of the body, mainly the brain, fingers and eyes, typositis can cause the diseased patient to make typos at a much higher rate than usual. Unlike most diseases such as influenza or smallpox, there is no vaccine...

Giving to People in Need
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Giving to People in Need

By KEITA ICHII Staff Writer The holiday season is widely known for its “spirit of giving,” regardless of what you celebrate. Friends and family often exchange gifts and enjoy warm meals amidst the cold winter weather. One group embraces the spirit of giving all year round: Families Forward. As part of the larger Families Forward...