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Spring Musical Preview: The Addams Family
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Spring Musical Preview: The Addams Family

By VICKI LI Staff Writer The 2017 Spring Musical The Addams Family is opening this week and will be showing from Thursday, April 20 to Saturday, April 22 and Thursday, April 27 to Saturday, April 29 at 7 PM in the Big Theatre. Tickets are available online at www.seatyourself.biz/iusd for $7 on opening night this...

Redesigned Unilympics to return in second semester
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Redesigned Unilympics to return in second semester

By RACHELL CHON Staff Writer Unilympics, the “second semester Spirit Week” that Associated Student Body (ASB) has organized in years prior, is returning from February 6th to 10th with a focus of involving more students and upgrading events. One major change includes the addition of an overarching theme. “This year, although a few things have yet...

UHS students take time off school to work at polls
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UHS students take time off school to work at polls

BY SABRINA HUANG Staff Writer Over a dozen UHS students worked at poll centers across Irvine as student poll workers on Election Day. Students had to be 16 years or older to work. According to some students, working as a poll worker provided a unique opportunity to learn about the voting process that was never...

More than nine hundred students attended the homecoming dance
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More than nine hundred students attended the homecoming dance

By CATHY SUN and EMMA SWAIM News Editor and Staff Writer Over nine hundred students went to the animations-themed homecoming dance, a significant increase of around 50 percent from last year’s turnout of six hundred students. ASB Treasurer Michael Wu (Jr.) believes that the dramatic increase in students was tied to the administration’s decision to...

ASB introduces Trojan Points award system and new election process using Five-Star Students program
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ASB introduces Trojan Points award system and new election process using Five-Star Students program

By AKBAR AMIN Staff Writer The Associated Student Body introduced a program this year by the company Five-Star Students that includes Trojan Points, a new rewards system for students participating in school events, and a new voting process for ASB and class council elections. “Mr. McCaffrey ordered the Five-Star Students program [over the summer],” Boys...

Tro-Glo replaces long-established Jersey Jam
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Tro-Glo replaces long-established Jersey Jam

By AKBAR AMIN Staff Writer The Associated Student Body introduced the first ever Tro-Glo dance this school year, replacing the traditional Jersey Jam dance that has taken place at UHS for as long as most staff members can remember. The confusion with the concept of Jersey Jam was a primary reason for its replacement. “People...

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Freshmen Class Council Election Results

By AIDAN ARASASINGHAM News Editor University High School Associated Student Body (UHS ASB) held elections for Freshmen Student Council on September 9th. Forty-six candidates ran for Freshmen Student Council positions, five of which ran for the position of Freshmen Class President. Out of a field of five candidates, Clare Jun (Fr.) was elected as Freshmen Class...

2016-2017’s ASB members elected at Election Convention
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2016-2017’s ASB members elected at Election Convention

By JANE HAGEN Copy Editor University High School (UHS) Associated Student Body (ASB) hosted the 25th annual Election Convention. After 4 electoral rounds, the delegates, representing individual homerooms, elected the 2016-2017 ASB staff, on Friday, April 15. The winners, and next year’s ASB leaders, are Andrew Nguyen (Jr.) for President, Dillon Sun (Jr.) for Vice President,...

Winter Formal sets a new record in ticket sales
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Winter Formal sets a new record in ticket sales

JANE HAGEN Copy Editor Junior Classical League (JCL) sold a record breaking 902 Winter Formal tickets this year, surpassing last year’s record of 622 tickets. JCL has hosted Winter Formal at UHS for eight years and has had increasing success in the past two years, breaking previous records each time. Winter Formal is one of...