Orchestra: Looking Beyond the Strings

By Avani Papadopoulos Have you ever thought about the instruments in an orchestra? First, you have the violin, the most commonly played string instrument in the orchestra that everybody thinks they want to play. Next, there’s the instrument that all violinists wish they played because it doesn’t take ten years to sound good if you […]

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  • Dear Hank Vol. 1

    “I have no friends because everyone is mean. What do I do?”  Dear Friends,  I’m sorry to hear that you’ve been having trouble making friends. However, there are many ways to make friends here at University! If you believe the people you are with regularly are mean, maybe you should try doing something new so […]

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  • After Hours: Madame Swann

    By Cordell Wilson & Regan Hooker Originally exclusively published in the May 2019 print edition.  UHS’s French and ENL teacher since ‘02 Due to popular demand, we interviewed Shannon Swann for this edition of After Class. While sitting down and talking with Madame it became very clear that everyone should, at some point in their […]

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  • After Hours: Jake Thurman

      By Cordell Wilson & Regan Hooker Originally exclusively published in the October 2018 print edition.  We interviewed Jake Thurman for the first article in our brand new series, Teachers of University: After Hours. First we asked Thurman, who has worked at the school for seven years, what makes a good school day? “A good […]

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  • Climate Strike: A Conversation with Ella Eskenazi

    by Gloria Davidova Editor’s Note: The following transcribes an interview with junior Ella Eskenazi, who helped organize the opportunity for University students to attend the Climate Strike in Indianapolis this March. Why did you go? Why is this important especially for the younger generations? Ella: I went to the Climate Strike to demand greater action […]

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  • Bohemian Rhapsody: 3 J-Term Experiences

    By Celina Kaur During J-Term, three different classes went to the AMC Theatres to see the movie Bohemian Rhapsody. The “History of Rock and Roll” J-term class went to see the movie to observe how the band, Queen, incorporated different ideas and mixed genres to produce their music. In the movie, there is a scene […]

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  • After Hours: Wes Priest

    By Cordell Wilson and Regan Hooker When one thinks of Wes Priest they immediately think of soccer, books, and Apple products. Although these things may play a huge role in Wes’s life, there are many other factors to what makes him an amazing teacher, coach, mentor, and friend.  Wes has been teaching at University for […]

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  • After Hours: Maggie Dean

    By Cordell Wilson & Regan Hooker Originally exclusively published in the February 2019 print edition.  For this segment of University: After Hours we interviewed history teacher Maggie Dean. Dean, who has been with the school for 17 years, tells us that she is from Indianapolis, born and raised, and attended high school at the all-girls […]

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  • Student of the Week: Becky Williams

    by Nerissa Finnen Becky Williams is a sophomore on the varsity girls’ golf team. She kicked off this year’s season with a fantastic score of 1-over-par 72 ather 18-hole match at Elwood Golf Links. Because of the team’s combined effort, they secured first place in the championship for the second year in a row. Beyond […]

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  • Dear Hank: Answers 2

    “I am worried about managing my AP classes and J-Term. Will there be enough time to keep up with everything and keep my GPA high?” Don’t worry! You’ll find yourself having enough time to manage the coursework from your AP classes and the work from your J-Term. If you feel like you’re having trouble managing […]

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