Happy America Recycles Day!

Today, November 15th, is America Recycles Day. In the past few years, the recycling program at University has declined. Gum, food, and other unacceptable waste materials are often thrown into recycling bins, while paper and bottles are often thrown into trashcans. During lunch alone, University produces approximately 27 pounds of waste per week. This is […]

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  • Confessions of a College Visitor

    By Jordan Dalton and Naomi Farahan Last weekend, we took a trip to a small liberal arts college in a nearby state. It will remain unnamed. Apparently, there is a science to college visiting, and it is one we have yet to perfect. We started off our long car ride far too early. After a […]

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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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  • What Does It Mean to Be a Trailblazer?

    For my last piece here on The U Post, I was asked to write about the graduating seniors. But I guess you could say I’m channelling my inner Sara Bareilles here because I’m not gonna write you a “senior story.” I could re-hash the things we’ve accomplished, but to be honest, that’s what this week—especially Friday’s Prize […]

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  • Trying to make you think. Trying too hard.

    Just think about this for a second. How many breaths do you take in every minute? No, stop that. Measuring while you’re reading is cheating. No, I mean it. Stop. If you don’t, I’ll… Um… I… NO! I digress, you probably didn’t know off the top of your head, nor do you remember each breath […]

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  • Why I Love Parks & Recreation

    There’s something inherently happy about a tiny horse. And by tiny horse, I don’t really mean a pony, although I have nothing against a good pony. I mean a miniature horse, like Li’l Sebastian from Parks and Recreation. Yesterday was the inaugural Happiness Day at University High School, and to me, this made-up holiday is […]

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