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Martinez Madness

Carl Sechrist

March 23, 2011

Filed under Features

If you were to stop freshman Jacob Martinez in the hall and ask him a question, it might not be immediately evident he has only been living in U. City, or even in the United States, for just seven months. Jacob lived in Ecuador...

Seussical the Musical

Leah Booker

March 23, 2011

Filed under Features

After months and months of preparation, U. City thespians presented Suessical the Musical, treating audience members to a colorful display of characters and stories. The musical was a joy to all who attended. “Seussical was...

Exploring the bowels of the building

Julian Johnson

February 9, 2011

Filed under Features

Throughout University City High School, there are various doors that few students or faculty members have ever seen the other side of. While the signs that are posted on those doors usually are ignored, disregard of these signs...

A historical home: 100 years at U. City

Alaina York

February 9, 2011

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In its debut year, the entire School District of University City totaled 160 students, a far cry from its current count of 3,200. Even the average number of annual graduates trumps the starting number, at 220. By the following...

Gay Straight Alliance promotes tolerance

Leah Booker

January 26, 2011

Filed under Features, Top Stories

“Gay is not a synonym for stupid,” says one of the posters in the halls of U. City. This isn’t only on a poster but also it’s one of the most important statements the Gay Straight Alliance advocates for. “GSA existed...

Dancers kick off a great Kinesis Concert

Leah Booker

January 5, 2011

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“I have been trying to get some sleep, I practice a lot even though sometimes I don’t get the dances, I still try to manage to put my best forward,” said senior Latonya McPherson. All of that hard work paid off when the...

What is College Bound?

William Mitchell

January 3, 2011

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Out of the entire U.City gradating class of 2009 one hundred percent of the students earned admission to four year colleges and universities. College Bound is a program that assists students who are the first in their family to...

Penny Pinchers Raise Money for children’s hospital

Julian Johnson

December 15, 2010

Filed under Features

To show their good will and competitive side, U. City faculty and students during the week of Nov. 15 participated in a penny pincher fundraiser. StuCo held a Penny Pinch to raise money to donate to St. Louis Children’s Hospital....

Food drive helps fight hunger

Kevin Luber

December 14, 2010

Filed under Features

On November 20th, 50 people went to the U. City fire station off of Delmar to help fight hunger in the community. With some of the volunteers showing up at 8 a.m., the day was off to a bang. Cars full of food started to pull up...

Jazz Band tours U. City Elementary Schools

Ethan Farber

December 14, 2010

Filed under Features

Classrooms were emptied November 23 as schools across the district filed into their auditoriums.  There they swung their hips and tapped their feet.  The U. City Jazz Band was on tour. In one day, the band played at Brittany...

Career Fair prepares students for their Futures

Matthew Russell

November 23, 2010

Filed under Features

The Gym was transformed into a land of future job opportunities on Nov. 16 with more than forty different businesses, trade groups and schools. Students received a valuable glimpse into their prospective futures. “The career...

Sweeny Todd offers a clean-cut scare

Mathew Robinson

November 10, 2010

Filed under Features

“Sweeny Todd and the String of Pearls” came out of nowhere as the final choice for the fall play, beating out “Frankenstein” and Agatha Christie’s “Ten Little Indians”. “The students committee picked it,” said Mr. Pro...

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