U-High Midway

Chemistry student recognized for high exam score
Heavy workload aggravates students
Adults learn to identify, respond to student distress

Adults learn to identify, respond to student distress

November 9, 2021

As the year kicked off, 122 Lab teachers, administrators and clerical staff will be trained to understand, identify and respond...

New system can ease hassle of printing in library

New system can ease hassle of printing in library

November 2, 2021

Year after year, students rush to the printer island in the Pritzker-Traubert Library five minutes before the start of class...

Photo gallery: Protestors rally outside UChicago president’s inauguration

Photo gallery: Protestors rally outside UChicago president’s inauguration

November 1, 2021

Protestors rallied outside Rockefeller Chapel on Oct. 19 during the inauguration for new University of Chicago president...

Club sets up ofrenda to spread knowledge, celebrate the Day of the Dead

Club sets up ofrenda to spread knowledge, celebrate the Day of the Dead

October 29, 2021

Filled with photos, skulls, beverages, flowers and all types of bright-colored designs, Latinos Unidos has set up an ofrenda...

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It is the responsibility of these politicians to accurately represent their constituents by sacrificing partisanship in the name of upholding the traditional American value of business opportunity, writes reporter Samuel Beck.
Spending bill shows real victims of partisanship
Samuel Beck, Reporter • November 8, 2021

Every few years, the national debt ceiling debate resurfaces and becomes a contentious political discussion. The Treasury Department defines the "debt limit" (or ceiling)...

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Traditions like jersey day should never be used to decide who is and isnt valuable in our community, writes City Life Editor An Ngo.
Let's rethink jersey day
An Ngo, City Life Editor • October 28, 2021

Every year, on jersey day you can walk out onto Kenwood Mall and see students dressed in jerseys posing together taking pictures for their Instagrams. Each athletic team has...

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The isolation of the world of female fashion is no longer suited to our understanding of gender, writes content manager Chloe Ma.
Male fashion is lagging behind
Chloe Ma, Content Manager • October 26, 2021

At most awards shows, female-presenting celebrities or spouses are expected to show up decked out in glitter and fine fabrics, while their male counterparts show up in a traditional...

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Here’s how you spend your leisure time
Here’s how you spend your leisure time
Meena Lee, Sports Editor • November 16, 2021

The U-High Midway surveyed 212 students Oct. 17-Nov. 5 asking how much free time they have during the week and the activities they are most likely to engage in. The survey considered free time to be any...

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Social media trends like the wear it big challenge reinforce the idea that only certain body proportions are beautiful or acceptable.
Social media apps increase body dysmorphia
Clare O'Connor, Assistant Editor • November 10, 2021

A trove of leaked internal Facebook documents exposed a frightening truth: Facebook has knowingly fostered an environment on its social media...

Artsfest posters can be seen across the school and in Gordon Parks Arts Assembly in light of them accepting submissions.
ArtsFest accepting workshop submissions through Dec. 19
Téa Tamburo, Deputy Managing Editor • November 17, 2021

As daily life gradually returns to what it was pre-pandemic, ArtsFest will be one of the quintessential U-High events that will be happening fully in-person. The ArtsFest board is accepting submissions...

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Organizers hold up the “Columbus Day Parade” sign at the corner of State Street and Wacker Boulevard at the beginning of the parade route on Monday, Oct. 11. The organizers were preceded by a marching band.
Parade watchers express differing views on Columbus and holiday
Téa Tamburo and Audrey Matei October 19, 2021

The Columbus Day parade took place downtown in the Loop, early afternoon of Monday, Oct. 11. Under overcast skies small crowds of people gathered behind barricades...

Throughout the pandemic, students turned to childhood favorites like Nickelodeons Avatar: The Last Airbender for the comfort and escapism offered by nostalgia.
Nostalgia inspires hope
Ashley Husain, Reporter • June 3, 2021
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Users face challenges identifying facts from misinformation in consuming mass amounts of information each day.
Fact or Fiction: Determining truth from falsehood
Peter Pu, Audrey Park, Erich Raumann, and William Tan October 7, 2021

One of the primary issues of the digital age is determining truth from falsehood. Skills of reasoning and media literacy have become more relevant than ever before. 

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Journalist Ethel Payne was a voice for Black Americans in a predominantly white news landscape but was buried in an unmarked grave. Using a GoFundMe campaign, travel historian Tammy Gibson hopes to purchase a headstone for Ms. Payne.
Historian fundraises to honor trailblazing Black journalist
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor • November 8, 2021

Known as the “First Lady of the Black Press,” journalist Ethel Payne was a voice for Black Americans in a predominantly white news landscape....

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