U-High Midway

Back-to-Lab plan dictates grades 3-12 remote in the fall
Students demand change around DEI, administration point to new plan
With the goal of being a relaxing, joyful event, prom took place virtually June 6

With the goal of being a relaxing, joyful event, prom took place virtually June 6

June 8, 2020

It took a year of planning, raising funds, and countless meetings before the coronavirus pandemic striked and cancelled an...

Achievements recognized with virtual awards assembly, senior celebration

Achievements recognized with virtual awards assembly, senior celebration

June 7, 2020

U-High students tuned in to Zoom to commemorate student achievement through virtual slideshow and video presentations at the student awards assembly and at the senior celebration on June 4. This year’s awards assembly was shorter than previous years as it excluded department awards.

Fundraiser to benefit school custodian after death of husband

Fundraiser to benefit school custodian after death of husband

June 3, 2020

Laboratory Schools community members have created and continue to contribute to a fund to benefit Delores Murdock, a school...

Lab community protests police brutality, racism throughout Chicago

Lab community protests police brutality, racism throughout Chicago

June 1, 2020

Sophomore Leila Garfinkel ended the weekend remembering police officers smiling while beating a woman.  “They just...

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Gone the distance: Deborah Ribbens retires as U-High coach after 18 years
Top 6 places to hike or camp near Chicago

Top 6 places to hike or camp near Chicago

June 4, 2020

‘Friendly Confines,’ not confined to home: It’s time for fans to return to stands

‘Friendly Confines,’ not confined to home: It’s time for fans to return to stands

June 2, 2020

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Lo-fi hip hop finds niche at U-High for simple, relaxing nature
Netflix comedy ‘Space Force’ a simple, silly, hilarious military satire
Historical drama ‘Mrs. America’ illustrates trials, tribulations of women’s liberation movement

Historical drama ‘Mrs. America’ illustrates trials, tribulations of women’s liberation movement

June 3, 2020

Take one part “Mad Men,” add strong female leads, Nixon-era U.S. politics and a dash of ’70s glam...

Movie night: Moviegoers miss unique, nostalgic movie theater experience during closures

Movie night: Moviegoers miss unique, nostalgic movie theater experience during closures

June 2, 2020

Whether for a night out with friends, a first date or simply an excuse to scarf down overpriced popcorn,...

Midway illustrators driven by satisfaction, artistic practice

Midway illustrators driven by satisfaction, artistic practice

June 2, 2020

As their artistic minds scan through different ideas for the next issue of the Midway, seniors Ace Zhang...

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School uniforms should be a part of Lab’s dress code
We are all responsible for the death of George Floyd
Students need role in directorial decision
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Lo-fi hip hop finds niche at U-High for simple, relaxing nature
Zzzz: Student sleep schedules change noticeably due to social distancing, remote learning

Zzzz: Student sleep schedules change noticeably due to social distancing, remote learning

May 26, 2020

Social distancing and remote learning have noticeably changed many students’ sleep schedules, as they have no reason to...

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The Student News Site of University of Chicago Laboratory High School