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    Whitewashing in Hollywood

    by Ryan Ricks and Karen Wang Hollywood and Western media at large have always had a history of marginalizing and misrepresenting people of color and other minorities through whitewashing and the exclusion of non-white actors. But can whitewashing really be considered “history” and has Hollywood made progress in terms of representing people of color in […]

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    Girls Basketball – The Path to a Sectional Championship

    By Jay Maturi   The girls basketball team entered this season with a young roster. After losing three seniors, the team was led by lone senior Natalie Nickless. However, with the help of transfer guards Brooke Andrus and Haley Tomlinson, as well as returning juniors Lily and Lucy Snyder and sophomore all-star Lindsey Syrek, the […]

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    Elwood Swim Meet 2018 Recap

    By Regan Hooker On Wednesday, January 17, University raced both Eastern Hancock and Elwood. Girls placed third, while boys placed a close runner up to Elwood. Four school records were broken including both the girls 200 free relay (2:05.88) and the boys 200 free relay (1:43.04). Records were also broken by Keegan Priest, who swam […]

A UHS Mascot: To Be or Not To Be?

Mascots are physical representations of school pride. University may be spirited, but we lack this symbol of hope and enthusiasm. Larger schools – like Carmel and Park Tudor – use the characteristics of animals to portray a vision of their school. Animals like panthers and wildcats represent a winning spirit and the hope to win. […]

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  • An Event to Remember: Invisi-Fall-Fest

    I spoke with Invisi-Fall-Fest coordinator Robin MacKellar about the preparations leading up to the event. Robin said that the people involved have been planning since the start of the year. We both thought the dance floor was empty in the beginning, but later on in the night people came onto the dance floor to have […]

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  • A “Pitch Perfect” Review

    Pitch Perfect was a funny, charming, and upbeat film with charismatic and dynamic characters. The movie begins with Beca, an incoming freshman at Barden University. She is an outcast, because she isn’t quite sure how fit in. She doesn’t fit the cookie-cutter type of music styling at Barden. Instead, Beca enjoys remixing beats and hopes […]

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  • Why Homeland Is Must-Watch Television

    The most review-worthy fall premiere show is hands-down the second season of Homeland on Showtime. This R-rated show deals with most of the normally avoided dinner table topics: politics, sex and violence. So, if you’re too young to be watching shows with those themes, Homeland is not for you. Now, if you are interested in […]

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  • Girls Basketball: Park Tudor 38, University 20

    If you build it, they will come. In this case, “it” is a foundation and “they” are wins.  Tuesday night’s game was the first step for the Lady Blazers towards defending their sectional championship.  With three starters from last year’s team gone — Ali MacAllister and Hannah Meinen since graduated and Cassidy Stow has transferred […]

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  • Athlete of the Week: Emily Johns

    Congratulations to senior Emily Johns, University High School volleyball player and The U Post’s athlete of the week! Emily Johns started playing volleyball at Sycamore School in 5th grade. During her senior year at University High School, Emily has really distinguished herself as a leader, helping the team earn their 9-16 record. The team advanced to […]

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  • Lindsey Stirling: An Up-and-Coming Artist

    When it comes to music, no artist can please everyone. We all have a variety of tastes. However, there are a number of artists who are recognized for their talents by almost everyone. A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of discovering Lindsey Stirling, an up-and-coming violinist. She has created her own style – […]

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