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Veteran’s Day

Alexander Phillips, Staff Writer

December 6, 2011

Filed under Features

On Veterans’ Day, many people take the time to mourn, and others take this time to thank those people who are helping to protect this country. On November 9, the U. City AFJROTC program hosted their 16th annual Veterans’ Day...

Lunch Shifts Reduced to Two

Alexander Phillips, Staff Writer

October 24, 2011

Filed under Features

The loss of a lunch shift from three to only two this year is the result of a decision by interim principal Dayle Burgdorf. Many factors went into this decision, the most important being the idea of removing the split lunch. “The...

Seminar Concentrates on Improving Academics

Leah Booker, Staff Writer

October 24, 2011

Filed under Features

Seminar used to be on the first class of the day, but this year it’s scheduled during the third period on “B” days. “I like the changes in seminar because it gives us the chances to do work from the previous class,”...

Ackert Walkway

May 3, 2011

Robo-Lions are engineering victories

Ethan Farber

April 19, 2011

Filed under Features

University City is home to the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Regional Robotics champions. The Robo-Lions, a team just two years in the making, won the Regional competition in mid-March along...

Marijuana use on the rise in high schools

Kevin Luber

April 1, 2011

Filed under Features

Drugs have always been a problem in schools, especially high schools, where peer pressure and wild stories influence many teens to experiment. The most common of these drugs is marijuana, which is made from the dried flowers,...

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

Filed under Features

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

Filed under Features

“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...

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