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  • Teacher Superlatives

    Teacher Superlatives

    Sarah Short, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    May 27, 2016

    Winner of Most Awards (Best Dressed Male, Best Comedian, Motivational Speaker, Most likely to start a rap career, most likely to star in a reality show): Mr. Morgan

  • Gearing up for Prom

    Gearing up for Prom

    Maribel Curiel, Staff Writer

    April 18, 2016

    “Will you go to prom with me?” That is one of the most nerve-wracking questions being asked this month. Yet these days, a simple question is no longer enough. Instead, “promposals” have become increasingly popular. A promposal is an elaborate proposal, usually accompanied by showy signs, flowers, ohh’s and ahh’s, or all of the above, to ask a date to prom. As the years go by, more students are getting creative and thinking outside the box when... READ MORE »»

    Senior Kevin Temena asks senior Sonny Hee Hong to prom with flowers and a sign. Photo courtesy of Maribel Curiel.

  • Uni celebrates Black History Month

    Uni celebrates Black History Month

    Kierra Wiggins, Sports Editor

    March 14, 2016

    Uni celebrated Black History Month during February with many performances, assemblies, and contests. A committee has been working since November planning and scheduling activities that provided all students with opportunities to explore and learn about black history with a focus on science, math and technology. Part 1: Assembly Legrand H Clegg II, a guest speaker and lawyer, was invited to speak on the effect black people have on society.... READ MORE »»

    Photo Illustration by Nelson Gibson

  • Feeling unified at Uni Gras

    Feeling unified at Uni Gras

    Christian Mendoza, Staff Writer

    March 11, 2016

    Uni Gras, the annual school festival, came early this year since it was moved from late May to early March to avoid conflicting with AP exams. In earlier years, clubs had all year long to think of ideas for their final shot at generating funds for themselves and the school. The Uni Gras Participation Contract stated that clubs/organizations must donate 50 percent of all profits to the University High School Student Body Account and host a functioning... READ MORE »»

    Clubs, sports and students celebrate Uni Gras with cupcakes, pizza, pie and cultural food. Photos courtesy of Christian Mendoza, Krystal Gonzalez and Jorge Manzo.

  • Apple and government debate over privacy

    Apple and government debate over privacy

    March 11, 2016

    In the largest terror attack on US soil since 9/11, Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik attacked the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health, killing 14 and injuring 22 on Dec. 2, 2015. In pursuit of more information about the couple, a federal judge has ordered Apple on behalf of the FBI to unlock Farook’s iPhone. Apple CEO Tim Cook refused to create a program that would allow access into any locked iPhone. Cook is right to be concerned: the... READ MORE »»

Kick butts day

Christian Mendoza, Staff Writer

Teen smoking is at an all time low, with the Center for Disease Control reporting that 15 percent of high school students in America smoke cigarettes in their latest study from 2014. Smoking products like vapor pens, howev...  Read More »

April 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Conquering the achievement gap

Mia Villasenor, Features Editor

Today, in the post-Civil Rights Movement era, greater focus is finally being placed on closing the achievement gap. The achievement gap is the disparity in the education performances of the different socioeconomic, racial, ethni...  Read More »

April 27, 2016 • 0 comments

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Teacher Superlatives

Sarah Short, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Seniors shine at award ceremony May 27, 2016
  • Environmental Club celebrates Earth Day April 18, 2016

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@UTownSports Feed

Wildcat seniors awarded athletic scholarships

Kierra Wiggins & Krystal Gonzalez, Sports Editor & Photo Editor

    With only two weeks left in the semester, seniors are about to start their next chapter in life. Four of Uni’s senior athletes have received scholarships which will help them in that next...  Read More »

June 1, 2016 • 0 comments

Swim team just keeps swimming

April 18, 2016

Prime Time unites student athletes

April 18, 2016

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