U-High Midway

‘Pippin’ will give actors more chances to dance

Abigail Slimmon, Midway Reporter

March 8, 2018

This May, the drama department will have magic to do for the U-High community. The department  announced the Broadway success “Pippin” will be the Spring musical. Tryouts were Feb. 28-March 5, and rehearsals have begun t...

Photo: American Epic

Photo: American Epic

February 8, 2018

More alumni, professionals will lead Artsfest workshops

Audrey Matze, Midway Reporter

February 8, 2018

Whether they plan to draw their classmates as Star Wars characters, make vivid protest posters or set up still-lifes of sweets and candy, U-High students eagerly wait for this year’s Artsfest, a day dedicated to teaching ar...

On the big screen: Other TV shows based in Chicago

Nikhil Patel, Midway Reporter

February 8, 2018

Throughout history, Chicago has been a desirable venue for numerous successful shows. While “The Chi” is the latest, here are three others currently on TV. “Shameless” (2011-present) Taking place on the south side of Chicago, “Shameless” focuses on the fa...

Familial connections create love for country music

Iván Beck, Assistant Editor

January 19, 2018

Each year, over 150,000 people gather in Indio, California, to listen to several performers at the world’s largest country fest. But Chicago country music fans don’t have to travel far to experience a big festival. The LakeShake ...

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