Modern Day John Hughes Soundtrack

By Betsy Duck If there’s one thing you should know about me, it’s that I am in love with 80’s pop culture cheese-more specifically, cheesy 80’s music. Although at times I am reluctant to admit it, I can’t resist the sound of glistening synthesizers and funky drum machines (but honestly, who can?). So when a […]

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  • Opt Out Indiana

    This piece was written by Molly Risk. All schools in Indiana that receive any form of federal funding are required to take the standardized test, ISTEP. The kids dread this time, and the teachers dread the preparation necessary for their students to do well.  For weeks prior to the test, student listen as teachers continually […]

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  • Humans of University

    By Emily Gardner and Patrick Naremore We are revamping Humans of University, a relatively new project at UHS. Designed to share stories of your peers, the interviews will challenge assumptions and create a better understanding of the humans we see every day. I believe there are ideas in everyone’s head, millions of words. Words that […]

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  • The Tempest Transformations

    By Olivia Adams Shakespeare’s The Tempest is opening this week with performances Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 3pm. That means this week is Tech Week or “Hell Week” as those involved (most lovingly) refer to it. Fatigue and sickness definitely play a part into this week, but it is also the […]

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  • End of Year Reflection

    This reflection was written by senior Julien Webber. I walked into the school on the first day amazed that I was finally a senior in high school. I remember looking up to both of my brothers when they were seniors, and it always made me sad knowing that they were going to be off to […]

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  • University High School Dance Marathon

    This piece was written by the UHS Dance Marathon Executives.  Last Saturday night, a group of University High School students came together for the annual University High School Dance Marathon. Started four years ago in honor of Sarah Michelle Cohen, Dance Marathon is a fundraiser for Riley Hospital for Children. Each participant stands on their […]

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  • UHS Chalk Walk

    By Sydney Tomlinson & Emily Gardner  This past Saturday, UHS’s new Gender Equality Club hosted a Chalk Walk Against Street Harassment at Indy’s Fountain Square. Chalk Walks like this one were started by Hollaback!, a non-profit aiming to end street harassment around the world. The focus of our event was to cover the sidewalks and […]

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  • How 9/11 Impacted Patriotism

    By Jake Thurman  Every year around September 11, most of us undoubtedly spend time discussing and reflecting on the events as they occurred in New York, Washington DC, and Summerset County, Pennsylvania. We are all familiar with the profound tragedy, the heroic tales of self-sacrifice, and the uplifting stories of a wounded nation coming together. […]

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