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    Whitewashing in Hollywood

    by Ryan Ricks and Karen Wang Hollywood and Western media at large have always had a history of marginalizing and misrepresenting people of color and other minorities through whitewashing and the exclusion of non-white actors. But can whitewashing really be considered “history” and has Hollywood made progress in terms of representing people of color in […]

  • in: Sports  | 

    Girls Basketball – The Path to a Sectional Championship

    By Jay Maturi   The girls basketball team entered this season with a young roster. After losing three seniors, the team was led by lone senior Natalie Nickless. However, with the help of transfer guards Brooke Andrus and Haley Tomlinson, as well as returning juniors Lily and Lucy Snyder and sophomore all-star Lindsey Syrek, the […]

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    Elwood Swim Meet 2018 Recap

    By Regan Hooker On Wednesday, January 17, University raced both Eastern Hancock and Elwood. Girls placed third, while boys placed a close runner up to Elwood. Four school records were broken including both the girls 200 free relay (2:05.88) and the boys 200 free relay (1:43.04). Records were also broken by Keegan Priest, who swam […]

Whitewashing in Hollywood

by Ryan Ricks and Karen Wang Hollywood and Western media at large have always had a history of marginalizing and misrepresenting people of color and other minorities through whitewashing and the exclusion of non-white actors. But can whitewashing really be considered “history” and has Hollywood made progress in terms of representing people of color in […]

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  • Oprah Winfrey and Celebrity Influence in Politics

    by Cordell Wilson At this years Golden Globes, while receiving the Cecil B. Demille award, Oprah Winfrey delivered an empowering speech that resonated with many Americans, but spoke especially to the women involved in the empowering “Me Too” movement that is sweeping the nation. Oprah said to the audience, “For too long, women have not […]

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  • A Thank You From Your Editor

    By Sydney Tomlinson The U Post has played an integral role in my high school experience. Being a part of this truly student-run space for the past three years has shaped me in countless ways; so much so that I will be pursuing a journalism degree when I head off to college in the fall. […]

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  • Ode to the Leprechaun

    By Jordan McQuiston   Top of the [insert time you are reading this here] to ya! I’d like to tell you about my biggest guilty pleasure as far as media is concerned. It’s a “horror” series in which a leprechaun kills people in various ways in various locations. These movies are awful. Truly awful. And […]

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  • Boys Basketball Recap

    By Jon Gray Basketball is arguably the defining sport of University. Walking into the average sectionals game, one could immediately spot the blue-and-white student section of UHS. Our Blazer boys received encouragement and support all throughout the 2016-17 season. While this season was one of ups and downs, we still came out on top. The […]

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  • Elwood Swim Meet 2018 Recap

    By Regan Hooker On Wednesday, January 17, University raced both Eastern Hancock and Elwood. Girls placed third, while boys placed a close runner up to Elwood. Four school records were broken including both the girls 200 free relay (2:05.88) and the boys 200 free relay (1:43.04). Records were also broken by Keegan Priest, who swam […]

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  • Blonde Album Review

    By Keegan Priest   Album: Blonde Artist: Frank Ocean Released: August 20, 2016 Genre: Neo-Soul, Art-Pop, Alternative R&B   The four-year hiatus that followed the release of 2012’s most critically acclaimed project was a silent one from Frank Ocean. Channel Orange was an important album for pop music and its time and marked Frank as […]

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  • 5 Tips for March Madness Tipoff

      By Grace Rozembajgier Tomorrow marks the beginning of possibly the most exciting time of the year — March Madness — and this year’s bracket is a brutal one. There are an infinite number of ways to fill out your bracket, ranging from historical team stats to mascots. Since deciding the outcomes of 63 games […]

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