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Meet Vineeta: Uni’s 2018 valedictorian

Nicole Kim, Features Editor

April 18, 2018

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Vineeta Singh is a senior at University High School and is valedictorian for the Class of 2018. Currently, her top school choices are USC and UCLA. Singh is interested in pursuing a major in Computational Biology or Quantitative ...

The opening of the Collins-Katz YMCA

Keily Giron-Montenegro, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

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Over University High School’s winter break, the Collins and Katz Family YMCA concluded its project, opening a branch in the West Los Angeles area. With a center designed to encourage and promote health and wellness, the YMCA has ...

3 ways to celebrate Earth Day on campus

Donna Hakimbaba, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

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Earth Day is coming up next week on April 22nd, and it’s time to raise awareness about issues of pollution and global warming. Here are three fun ways to contribute by taking care of Uni’s campus: Go to the Health and Fitness Fair - On We...

It’s not a car, it’s not a bike, it’s a BIRD!

Taylor Itagaki, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

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A “Bird Scooter,” that is. This new vehicle, a scooter that can reach speeds of 15 mph, has taken over streets of Santa Monica. These scooters are just  sitting around every corner, waiting for you to hop on. Ready...

Are New Years resolutions worth making?

Keily Giron-Montenegro, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

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Setting goals for ourselves is an essential step in creating an effective environment that can help us grow as individuals. While many believe setting goals can assist them in becoming better versions of themselves, others believe g...

Interview with Uni’s Posse scholars

Amy Oh and Nicole Kim

April 18, 2018

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The Posse Foundation scholarship program has been awarding outstanding students with four years of full-tuition since 1989. With institutions in some of the largest cities including Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago, the Poss...

Places to chill out over the Winter Break

Donna Hakimbaba, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018

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Winter break is one of the most anticipated times in a student’s life: the holidays roll around, families come together, and we get to spend three weeks away from school. Most importantly, it’s the perfect time to plan a trip...

How to celebrate the holidays single

Amy Oh, Features Editor

January 16, 2018

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The holiday season is near: lights are twinkling, front yards are decorated with Santa inflatables and your local radio station is having a Christmas carol marathon. Nevertheless, you’re single. It seems so much harder during ...

The note-worthy “Not so late show” entertains students

Keyond Brown, Photo Editor

January 16, 2018

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It is safe to say that everyone enjoys music. With the help of the new performing arts & keyboard teacher, Micah Byers, students can share their interest in expressing their love for music in his classes. Byers, 24, grew...

Students feast at the Multicultural Food Festival

Paola Laris, Photo Editor

January 16, 2018

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This year's Multicultural Food Festival was a success, with a good range of clubs participating in the event held at the grove on Nov. 17. There were multiple stands open that were gladly offering more that one food item. Fr...

Uni students embrace the tradition of Día de los Muertos

Nicole Kim, Features Editor

January 16, 2018

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Día de los Muertos, which translates to the “Day of the Dead” in Spanish, is an annual holiday observed in Latin America. The first traditional practice originated from the Aztecs nearly 3000 years ago, with the sole purpos...

Uni clubs give back in October

Nicole Kim, Features Editor

October 30, 2017

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October is usually overshadowed by the fun and festivities associated with Halloween, but here at Uni, students are shifting the focus to giving back to their community. Members of the United Nations Children’s Emergency...

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