Lollapalooza 2014

This article was written by Amelia Eskenazi, Tara Brugh, and Emma Troughton On the first of August, we took a trip to Chicago to attend a music festival called Lollapalooza, which was located in Grant Park. The roads around the park, and the park itself, had to be closed down to accommodate the approximately 150,000 […]

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  • The Importance of #YesAllWomen

    The hashtag #YesAllWomen came in a response to the mass shooting that occurred on May 23rd. Elliot Rodger, the man behind the shooting, released a YouTube video as well as a manifesto that included statements like “if I can’t have you, girls, I will destroy you” before the mass murder of six people near the […]

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  • Humans of University High School

    During the first two weeks of March, I did a project in which I emulated Richard Avedon’s photography. I used a white backdrop, and photographed people from UHS while they were speaking. The purpose of this project was to experiment with the way that people display emotion on their faces while talking, as well as […]

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  • Melissa Kraft’s Hawaii Photography

    With the cold weather in Indy this week, we wanted to do a throwback to summer. The spotlight lands on Melissa Kraft with her beautiful tropical pictures from a trip to Hawaii over the summer. Kraft said: “This summer I went on vacation to Hawaii, Maui with my family. It was absolutely gorgeous and the […]

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  • Photography by Hannah Norman

    This week we are featuring the amazing work of Hannah Norman. While discussing her photography, Norman said, “These photos best represent the spectrum in the format I use and what I like to photograph. I have learned to photograph in Digital, 35mm film and Medium format film. Medium format has become my favorite. My favorite […]

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  • Senior Art Show

    On May 29th, the AP art students displayed their work from the year in the Senior Art Show. As Carolyn Todd said during morning meeting, “this is the senior night for the art students.” Many different types of art were displayed including paintings, drawings, mixed media, 3D works, and photographs. Below are the names of […]

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  • Annie Chen’s Artwork

    Today we are featuring the diverse work created by Annie Chen. She is currently in AP Sculpture. Chen uses a multitude of mediums including black and white photography, printmaking, glass, and ceramics. She wrote this piece about her process of creating art in her creative writing class. For two hours every Saturday during preschool to […]

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  • Slava Kharitonenkov’s Photography

    This week we are featuring Slava Kharitonenkov’s innovative photography. When asked about his artistic experience at UHS, he said, “In the last three years photography has been a way for me to express myself, as well as a way to relax. The art program at UHS has helped me expand my artistic ability by challenging […]

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  • The Cool Bus

    After winning the $10,000 grant from the MAKE 5X5 competition by People for Urban Progress, The Cool Bus is well on its way to becoming one of the coolest ideas out there today. Last year, the six who make up Word on the Street built the Micro-Library. The library not only created a sense of […]

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