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ASB Clubs Commissioner to Evaluate Clubs on Campus

By KRUTIK PATEL In order to dissolve illegitimate clubs, a club evaluation will be held at the end of the semester by ASB’s Clubs Commissioner. Clubs that are taken down will not be able to re-apply until the beginning of the next school year. The majority of clubs will be evaluated for efficacy through the...

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UHS Adopts New Accounting System

By KRUTIK PATEL Staff Writer UHS is piloting a new accounting system this year, ASBWorks, after appealing to IUSD for over a decade to replace its predecessor, Blue Bear.  This new accounting system affects UHS on multiple levels, from enabling an online web store that can sell more products to allowing club advisors to manage...

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Club Participation Declines at Kickoff

By CAITLYN L.J. KIM Staff Writer Participation in club kickoff is declining among clubs, while the per club profits from kickoff has increased. This year, about 45 clubs participated which is a significant decline from the 78 clubs that participated last year.  Many clubs find it no longer worth it to participate in Club Kickoff...

UHS DHH program hosts its second pep assembly of the year
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UHS DHH program hosts its second pep assembly of the year

By ANIKET MEHROTRA Staff Writer The Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Program held its second pep assembly of the year this past Thursday during Office Hours in the big theater. The pep assembly, coordinated by the Junior National Association for the Deaf (JNAD) and the Associated Student Body (ASB) Deaf and Hard of Hearing...

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Club Kickoff struggles continue amid recent improvements

By ALEXANDER XU Staff Writer A total of 7,592 tickets were sold at the annual Club Kickoff event, compared to the 9,700 tickets sold the previous year. The event was slightly different from previous years. The Associated Student Body (ASB) made improvements to the ticket distribution system, such as pre selling tickets in front of...

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Has Spirit Week gone too far?

By MADDIE FRUMAN Staff Writer I am a student council member. Joining council was probably one of the best decisions I have made in high school. It led me to make my closest friends, become more involved with University High School, and have the time of my life. However, I left this year’s Spirit Week...

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UHS Halloween Costume Contest

By PAIGE SAENGSOUVANNA Staff Writer UHS school hosted its annual Halloween costume contest on Tuesday. The spirit and rally commissioner Douglas Sun (Jr.) and SAC Navid Maghami (Sr.) announced the contestants participating in the contest. “I was worried that not a lot of people would dress up, but I think this year more people dressed...

Students take a knee for the National Anthem
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Students take a knee for the National Anthem

By FRANK CERVANTES News Editor A small number of students knelt during the national anthem at the Homecoming pep rally and football game last Thursday in the midst of the controversial National Football League (NFL) protests against recent condemnation by President Donald Trump. Students who knelt reported mixed responses from the student body and faculty...

Coach McCaffrey hired at nearby Corona Del Mar High School
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Coach McCaffrey hired at nearby Corona Del Mar High School

By SOOJUNG KI Staff Writer Mr. Kevin McCaffrey has left University High School (UHS) after 11 years on staff to coach baseball and teach Physical Education at nearby Corona Del Mar High School (CDM). During his previous years at UHS, McCaffrey was the head of the Athletics Department as well as the baseball coach, football...

Marching Band gets a new look
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Marching Band gets a new look

By ANIKET MEHROTRA Staff Writer The Marching Trojan Regiment recently bought a new set of 150 uniforms for the 2017-2018 season for the first time in 15 years. The uniforms cost approximately $54,000, or $360 per uniform. To account for the cost, the band program has been accumulating funds for the past several years through...