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UHS students and many others visit UCI-hosted Solar Decathlon
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UHS students and many others visit UCI-hosted Solar Decathlon

On October 10, University High School (UHS) Earth Systems Science classes, led by Ms. Julie Pomerleau (Science Dept.), Mr. Tinh Tran (Science Dept.) and Ms. Lisa Miller (Science Dept.), attended the Solar Decathlon at the Orange County Great Park. Students participated in workshops during which they learned about energy conservation through demonstrations of modern light...

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Stadium expected to reach full capacity against Woodbridge

On October 11 at 7 p.m, the University High School (UHS) Trojans will face the Woodbridge High School (WHS) Warriors in their first league game of the 2013-14 football season. Both tickets and parking will be limited, so arrive early to purchase tickets and reserve seating. According to Mr. Mark Cunningham (Athletic Dept.), Woodbridge High School is expected to bring fifteen buses of...

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Car accident near UHS causes death of pedestrian

On September 30, 78-year old Jorge Altisent was hit by an SUV while crossing Campus Drive near University High School. The accident took place around 4:30 pm. He was later reported dead due to his injuries.     Altisent ran across the crosswalk on Campus Drive that does not have a stoplight. Witnesses claimed that the impact of the vehicle...

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Talks of a fifth high school dominate IUSD agenda

Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) plans to open a fifth comprehensive high school in 2016 to accommodate projected increases in the student populations of all existing Irvine high schools. Known as “Site A,” this high school’s campus was  to be located next to the Orange County Great Park. However, on September 10, the IUSD Board...

Nekter keeps it simple
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Nekter keeps it simple

When it comes to tasty drinks, Irvine has plenty of cafes and restaurants to satisfy your juice cravings. However, a juice bar called Nekter, that recently opened in the UCI Center, distinguishes itself from other well-known similar stores. Nekter has no shortage of competition when it comes to refreshing and satisfying drinks, but it only takes one visit...

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Forty-five UHS students qualify for National Merit

 On September 16, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced its nationwide semifinalists, of which 286 were students from Orange County. Out of those 286 students, 84 attend schools in the Irvine Unified School District (IUSD). Approximately 1.5 million juniors took the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test (PSAT) in 2013, but only 16,000 students with a score...