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The Sword and Shield of the 80’s
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The Sword and Shield of the 80’s

By ELAINE ZHOU Staff Writer Describing UHS during the 80’s, the teen years of our ancient high school, can only be paralleled by the description of our teenage years: radical change. As teenagers, we mess up and mess up and keep messing up to try to figure out who we are going to be and,...

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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...

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Jeff Campbell: Father, Coach, Olympian

By LUKE CURTIS Staff Writer        Out of the 7 billion people that live on Earth, only 15,677 people can say they have won an Olympic Medal. Only 10,500 people today can call themselves an Olympian. Even fewer can boast being a three-time All-American, winning a national title, being an NCAA Player of...

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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...

UHS administration prepares for 50th anniversary
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UHS administration prepares for 50th anniversary

By DAVID LEE, KATIE LIU, CASEY STANFORD Executive Editors University High School (UHS) administration and staff are preparing to commemorate the school’s 50th anniversary. The celebration will include anniversary-themed additions to regular school events and a yearlong emphasis on UHS history and excellence. The 2009-2010 school year – UHS’s 40th anniversary – held the last...