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Staff vote to maintain current schedule for 2019 – 2020 school year
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Staff vote to maintain current schedule for 2019 – 2020 school year

By ALICE ZHOU Staff Writer UHS staff voted to maintain the school’s current schedule next school year rather than switch to an 8-Period Block Schedule, with 61% in favor of the current schedule and 39% in favor of the 8-Period Block on Tuesday, March 12. Originally, the Leadership Team, including all department chairs, two counselors,...

At least 500 students walk out in student-led protest
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At least 500 students walk out in student-led protest

By ANIKET MEHROTRA Staff Writer At least 500 students walked out of their first-period classes on Wednesday morning in protest of the lack of governmental gun reform in midst of the mass shooting at Marjory Steven Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last month. Students walked out 10 minutes before office hours began, congregating outside...

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A midsemester night’s dream

By TEAGAN SO and BRIAN KIM Staff Writers With school starting at as early as 7:00 a.m., teenagers are being forced to wake up in the middle of their deep sleep cycle, which, according to the Harvard Business Review, “is crucial for physical renewal, hormonal regulation, and growth…[for it is during this time when] the...

Baseball comes up short against CdM
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Baseball comes up short against CdM

By JOE NAGY Staff Writer  In Tuesday’s home game, boys baseball faced off against CdM for the second time this season. After a tough battle, the Trojans lost by a final score of 5-1. The starter of the game was Farbod Markazi (Sr.) who would go on to pitch 4 innings and give up all...

UHS Track sends ten runners to PCL finals
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UHS Track sends ten runners to PCL finals

By SHIVAM SUDAME Staff Writer  UHS hosted the PCL Track Preliminaries last Tuesday, May 2. The Trojans will be represented by 10 runners at PCL Finals who qualified in prelims. The sprinters are sending four boys and four girls, all capable of possibly winning their races at finals. Paige Metayer (Jr.) is the favorite to...

Boys Volleyball qualifies for CIF for first time in eleven years
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Boys Volleyball qualifies for CIF for first time in eleven years

By RUTUJA SABNIS Staff Writer  Boys Varsity Volleyball won against Woodbridge 3-1 and made CIF for the first time in more than a decade. What made the win even more special was that it was also the team’s senior night, commemorating all the senior boys who play volleyball. In the first set, the Trojans were...

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Boys Golf loses to CdM in rough winless season

By SHIVAM SUDAME Staff Writer  Boys Varsity Golf lost its eighth game of the season against Corona del Mar with a score of 210-198. Playing at their home course, Strawberry Farms, the Trojans came up short in what was a difficult day. Their winless streak continues as they now have an 0-8 record. The team’s...

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What You Didn’t Know About Mrs. Skulsky

By ERIN KIM Features Editor Ah, the iconic Peggy Skulsky. Often spotted in her colorful outfits and her signature curly hair-do, Mrs. Skulsky is one of Uni’s most beloved substitute teachers. Though many students recognize Mrs. Skulsky for her frequent visits to UHS and her bold personality, few know her story and its influence on her...