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Pittsburgh Shooting and Local Anti-Semitic Actions Remind UHS and the Nation of Ongoing Anti-Semitism

BY SOPHIA BALKOVSKI AND VINCENT WOO Staff Writer The shooting and mass murder that recently occurred at a Pittsburgh synagogue reminded both UHS students and America alike of the remnants of anti-semitism still present within the United States. The shooting delivers a somber reminder to many UHS students that anti-semitism is still prominent throughout the...

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New Assistant Principal temporarily joins UHS administration

BY SOFIA BUITRAGO-YEPES Staff Writer Former Rancho Assistant Principal Mr. Jeffrey Morano joined the UHS administration as a district-appointed supplement for new programs around campus on October 30 . Morano, who also has previous experience as an educator at Northwood High School, will be primarily involved in specific educational programs.   He will be working...

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Gun Threat from UCI Law Student Causes Precautions on College Campus

BY: ANIKET MEHROTRA News Editor Two videos posted on social media last Saturday featuring a law student at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) in possession of a firearm caused several administrative precautions on the college campus. According to an email message sent out by Dean L. Song Richardson of the UCI School of Law,...

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IUSD School Board Election Town Hall Held at UHS

BY: VINCENT WOO Staff Writer UHS Democrats held a town hall for IUSD School Board election candidates Sharon Wallin and Jean Anne Turner to gather their formal platforms for the upcoming municipal election on November 6. The town hall moderated by club president senior Sabrina Huang featured questions for the candidates ranging from mental health...

Outdated Spaces at UHS Renovated for “21st Century Learning”
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Outdated Spaces at UHS Renovated for “21st Century Learning”

  By SOOJUNG KI, ANIKET MEHROTRA AND ANNIKA SIAL News Editors Renovations of several outdated spaces on campus which began in April of the 2017-18 school year are still underway, despite their original projected completion date of Friday, August 10. According to a July 19 interview with Principal Dr. Kevin Astor, construction was set to...

Fashion at UHS 2: The Rise of Thrifting
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Fashion at UHS 2: The Rise of Thrifting

BY AMERAH ELSISY Staff Writer Updating your wardrobe can come with some challenges. For example, money — it could cost hundreds of dollars just to get 1 or 2 outfits. Another problem is style. Going from store to store, we see the same trends copied a million times everywhere we look. Also, the fast-paced cycle...

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Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, If You Don’t Have a Boo, You Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day Too

By JACQUELINE HUERTA Staff Writer The aisles of the grocery store are now flooded with a sea of red and pink candies, cards, and teddy bears galore, which can only mean one thing: Valentine’s Day is near. While Valentine’s Day is universally recognized as a celebration of love, the holiday can become rather daunting to...

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Dealing with Acceptance and Rejection: UHS teachers share their college decision stories

By JACQUELINE HUERTA Staff Writer As the college application process comes to a close, many seniors will begin to endure the anxiety-inducing waiting period before college decisions are released in March. Without a doubt, there will be an array of different experiences regarding college admissions this spring: some extraordinary, some earth shattering, and some unexpected....