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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,...

March For Your Life
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March For Your Life

By KRISHAN PATEL Copy Editor Get up now and march for your life, For there’s more funeral invitations to send. There is no end in sight to the strife, The next shooting’s always round the bend. It’s caused American families to be wrecked. Congress refuses to pass a solution. Most want universal background checks, But...

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Cabaret Night: “Come to the Cabaret Old Chum”

By TIANA CANTU Staff Writer Cabaret Night was a Broadway-inspired concert held by members of Footnotes, Undertones, Canta Bella and Madrigals. In contrast to the traditional choir concert held in the theatre and consisting of a repertoire of music, Cabaret Night proved to be completely different; it truly felt like a cabaret. From the glittering...

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Room For Romance

  By MADELEINE CHOU Staff Writer Ah, February: the month of love. From the abundance of chocolate and balloons to the multitudes of dating couples walking hand in hand on campus, it’s clear that love is in the air. But it begs the question: sure, dating is fun and all, but what about marriage? What...

Ms. Jan to Take Over as SAC Accountant
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Ms. Jan to Take Over as SAC Accountant

By SAMADI KARUNASUNDERA and YUCHEN FAN News Writers Ms. Dawn Jan (Library), the current Media Tech and library assistant, will enter as the new University High’s Student Activities Center Accountant starting on February 10th, 2017, following the retirement of Ms. Cidne Rector (SAC). With the help of Rector and other administrators, Jan has already begun...

Gender-neutral bathrooms planned for UHS
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Gender-neutral bathrooms planned for UHS

By SABRINA HUANG Staff Writer Gender-neutral bathrooms for all to use are being planned for UHS in order to better serve the needs of all students, as legally obligated under the bill signed into law by Governor Brown this past September. The administration anticipates that the bathrooms will be put in place by the end...

Addressing the dress code: exposing the problems
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Addressing the dress code: exposing the problems

Correction: In the printed version of this article, we used an erroneous quote from Patch Mission Viejo and also said that Dr. Astor had dress coded a cut-out on Spirit Night. The cut-out was dress coded, but not by Astor. Those errors have been fixed in this version.  By BETHANY HUANG Arts and Entertainment Editor...

Protecting UHS: Who is Officer Porter?
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Protecting UHS: Who is Officer Porter?

By NODOKA HONDA Staff Writer Although most Irvine residents would not turn their heads at the sight of a police officer, the students of UHS have amiable relations with one of their own: the school resource officer (SRO), Officer Melissa Porter. Porter originally worked in Los Alamitos for four years before transferring to the Irvine Police Department...