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    New Troubles and Relief Both Caused by Heavy Downpours in Australia

    By Edward Wang For four days, heavy rain in Australia has brought relief after months of destructive fires and years of droughts, but it has also brought new concerns of additional bizarre weather and flooding damage.       Australia has fought through drought for years. According to the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, the 36-month […]

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    Lessons Learned From Cleaning Out My Watch Later

    by Ryan Ricks Over winter break, I engaged myself in activities most normal teenagers partake in when given an extended away from school. Sleeping, working, spending time with family and friends. Oh, and I cleaned out all 257 videos on my YouTube watch later.  It was a grueling process, spanning me over a week. However, […]

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    Student of the Week: Brooke Toombs

    By Nerissa Finnen Brooke Toombs is a junior who is very active in UHS’s girls soccer team and pep band. In her free time, she volunteers for non-profit organizations and she has organized numerous events for her fellow UHS classmates to get involved with the community.  1. What are some of the extracurriculars you participate […]

  • Lessons Learned From Cleaning Out My Watch Later

    by Ryan Ricks Over winter break, I engaged myself in activities most normal teenagers partake in when given an extended away from school. Sleeping, working, spending time with family and friends. Oh, and I cleaned out all 257 videos on my YouTube watch later.  It was a grueling process, spanning me over a week. However, […]

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  • What is ISSMA?

    By Avani Papadopoulos Well, first off, what is ISSMA? ISSMA is a state-wide musical competition for all students who are involved in their performing arts program. ISSMA takes place during February and continues for a second round depending on whether or not you will go on to the state competition. Students are allowed to enter […]

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  • Dear Hank Vol. 3

    “I met a guy 2 weeks ago in one of my classes, and I had no idea that he was a junior until after I started to have feelings for him. I am a freshman btw! I have had a few conversations with him and he seems very nice, we have also studied together out […]

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  • Student of the Week: Brooke Toombs

    By Nerissa Finnen Brooke Toombs is a junior who is very active in UHS’s girls soccer team and pep band. In her free time, she volunteers for non-profit organizations and she has organized numerous events for her fellow UHS classmates to get involved with the community.  1. What are some of the extracurriculars you participate […]

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  • The History of National Parks

    by Allie Skalnik What prompted the creation of National Parks? By 1832, Americans were realizing that fewer and fewer places could be called wild and untouched by civilization. The fear was that industrialization would sweep through every wild place in the country, and that wildness, a representation of freedom, something we have defined as uniquely […]

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  • The Fall of Our Malls

    By Ryan Ricks When I was a kid, I always looked forward to my family’s semi-regular trips to the mall. We’d go maybe once a month, but having a couple of malls around, with all their nifty and versatile little stores, ensured that I would never grow bored with what they had to offer. Of […]

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