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    The Dark Side of PETA

    By Ryan Ricks Here’s a question: when you think of an organization that supports animal rights and veganism, an organization that fights against animal cruelty, which organization do you think of? Chances are you thought of PETA, or People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. This organization is one of the largest and most popular […]

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    4 Albums Out Now That You Should Listen To

    By Keegan Priest Crushing Julia Jacklin A- Break-up records aren’t uncommon. If anything you’ve heard this record a million times in different variations. But there’s something about Australian songwriter Julia Jacklin’s ability to lay herself down so vulnerably throughout every track of this album. In an interview with Dork magazine, Jacklin says “There are so […]

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    MARVEL-ous Movies

    By Mary Rozembajgier The start of the new year means the start of another year of fantastic Marvel movies, with 2019 being a big year for the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Not only will we finally see the true impact of Thanos’s fatal snap, but 2019 brings the start of a new phase. From the […]

Artist of the Week: Brittany Fukushima

This week’s featured artist is senior Brittany Fukushima. Over the summer, she attended a three-week intensive at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). We discussed her inspirations, her experiences, and her views on art. Who is your favorite artist?It’s hard to narrow down to just one artist. Egon Schiele is a huge […]

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  • Stewardship Update

    Update from Morgan Wood, Class of 2013. Stewardship Council truly benefits University High School. It is one of the prominent resources for students in that they are able to make significant contributions to the school. For instance, just this year, Stewardship Council implemented a brand new vending machine full of healthier choices. This was a […]

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  • Fall Sports: Sectional Numbers

    The fall sports season was an impressive one for University High School. Here are a few numbers of note from the final games, matches, and meets of the season: Notable Performances: 10/2/12 Girls Soccer — Maggie Smith 4 Goals, Karina Casey 2 Assists 10/3/12 Boys Soccer — Patrick Sanders 1 Goal, Shakir Hindi 1 Assist […]

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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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  • Athlete of the Week: Marvin Scott

    Congratulations to junior Marvin Scott, University High School tennis player and The U Post’s athlete of the week! Marvin Scott was born to roam the courts, picking up tennis at an early age.  He has been playing ever since. Scott played number 1 singles for the University High School Varsity tennis team during the fall.  […]

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  • 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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  • 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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