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The 2020 GRAMMYs
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The 2020 GRAMMYs

By JUDE SALAM Staff Writer The 2020 GRAMMYs Award show was hosted by singer-songwriter Alicia Keys and featured a collection of stunning performances from the music industry’s greatest artists of the year. The show was cast with a somber presence in light of the tragic death of retired basketball player Kobe Bryant that happened the morning...

Movie Fights: The Nightmare Before Christmas
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Movie Fights: The Nightmare Before Christmas

CHRISTMAS VS. HALLOWEEN   CHRISTMAS By JUDE SALAM Insight Manager Whether or not The Nightmare Before Christmas is a Halloween or Christmas movie has been subject of heated debate since the film’s first release in 1993. There’s no denying that the movie incorporates a multitude of principally Halloween-associated elements throughout the entirety of the film....

Johnny English Strikes Again: a movie review
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Johnny English Strikes Again: a movie review

  By JUDE SALAM Staff Writer With the release of Johnny English Strikes Again on October 26, 2018, the Working Title Films production studio delivers yet another addition to the Johnny English franchise, starring the iconic Rowan Atkinson. There is certainly an element of nostalgia in this movie, as many people may see Rowan Atkinson’s...

The First UHS Fall Orchestra Concert of the Year
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The First UHS Fall Orchestra Concert of the Year

By JUDE SALAM Staff Writer University High School’s Fall Orchestra Concert was the first concert of the year. The show featured all the orchestras: String, Concert, Philharmonic and Symphony. The concert was an especially significant event as it was the first ever performance of new orchestra director, Mr. Andrew Winslow. “This was my first full...

Eight UHS students qualify as Role About Theatre Festival Finalists
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Eight UHS students qualify as Role About Theatre Festival Finalists

  By JUDE SALAM Staff Writer University High School’s advanced drama and technical theater students participated in the Role About Theatre Festival this October. Role About is a competition where students from Southern California high schools gather annually to celebrate their love for theater by competing in various competitions. Actors have the opportunity to compete...

UHS Fall Play Auditions: Get Smart
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UHS Fall Play Auditions: Get Smart

    By JUDE SALAM Staff Writer Intense action and daffy antics will undoubtedly ensue in the recently announced 2018 Fall Play, Get Smart. Get Smart demonstrates a comedic and satirical take on the secret agent genre and was created by Mel Brooks.  The play is an adaptation created by Christopher Sergel based on the...