With a Little Help: A Profile of Chuck Webster

By Lauren Hall  “I was an inconsistent high school student to say the least.” It is surprising to hear such a mediocre self-assessment come from Chuck Webster, the head of University High School.  Webster oversees one of the best college preparatory schools in the nation, with a strong and commanding presence. But his firm commitment […]

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  • Deconstructing Fear

    The science behind what scares us  Advanced English: Journalistic Literature students  My eyes are dilated and adrenaline is pounding through my veins. In that moment, I genuinely wanted to be almost anywhere else in the world. But the thing is, I paid for the experience. The haunted house is designed to produce maximum fear. Every room […]

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  • Profile on Praseeda Govindadas

    By Betsy Duck High school is by no means easy. There are exams, clubs, peer pressure, homework, and college applications, to name a few. In addition to these stresses, students are figuring out how they study best. Research has shown that most high school students have very different styles of learning and studying. While some […]

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  • Profile of Tom Fitzgibbon

    By Jordan Dalton You may know Tom Fitzgibbon as the secretive teacher of your AP European History class, or as the man you see filling up his water bottle “at least six times a day.” Maybe you know him as “Fitzy,” or as fellow teacher Derek Thomas’s comedic rival. But the truth, however shocking it […]

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  • I Post, U Post, We All Post for U Post

    I just finished editing Drake Jellison’s last piece. I can’t tell you how sad that makes me feel. Thus far, this whole editor thing has been one of the most valuable aspects of my high school experience. This exchange takes place and it’s really meaningful. The writer is willing to open up about a subject. He/she researches, […]

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  • Chris Morrison: Complacency’s Worst Enemy

    By Isaac Mervis “But when I stopped learning… I realized, you know what?  I kind of liked that learning thing,” said the man driving the soccer bus, swerving, and failing, to circumvent the pothole. Chris Morrison, now teacher, soccer coach, and honorary bus driver, at University High School of Indiana, has always had a passion […]

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  • Profile of Alicia LaMagdeleine

    By Tara Brugh Sitting down at the round table in her office, Alicia LaMagdeleine leaned back in her chair and looked over my head as she reminisced on an incident that left her temporarily blind for 36 hours. She brought her hand to her chin and repeated my question to herself. “Well, I don’t remember […]

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  • Obama Makes Address to the Nation

    By Jordan Dalton In an address to the nation on Wednesday, September 10th, President Obama outlined plans for dealing with the increasingly threatening Middle Eastern terrorist group known as ISIS. The president presented a four-step plan to not only defend against ISIS, but to move further into the offensive and “defeat them.” This came shortly […]

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  • C 7 Times in Row

    This piece was written by freshman Patrick Naremore.  CARMEL, IN— In the days leading up to fear and despair that is finals, University High School students prepared to test their knowledge. They studied last night in hopes of passing these treacherous finals. Local sources have reported that during a particularly hard freshman biology final, one […]

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