U-High Midway

Quick Q: Social Media

Katerina Lopez

May 10, 2018

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How do you use social media, and how does it hurt and benefit your life? Terrance Travis, senior: “I mainly use social media to learn new things (mostly tech and business related) and talk to friends. I almost exclusively use Sna...

Expert warns against sharing on social media

Leah Emanuel, Arts Editor

May 10, 2018

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Multiple platforms of social media. Cambridge Analytica hacks. Targeted personal ads. In the age of online scrutiny, consumers are rethinking what they should share on social media. Louis McHugh has done extensive research on c...

Younger students ditch Facebook for Schoology to organize events

Emma Trone, Sports Editor

May 10, 2018

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Facebook has long dominated as the preferred social and informational platform of U-High, but underclassmen are increasingly turning away from Facebook to other platforms such as  Schoology. Freshman Cultural Union repres...

1968 Milestones

Jacob Posner, Features Editor

January 26, 2018

Filed under In-Depth, Uncategorized

JAN. 30 85,000 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese attack 36 major Vietnamese cities and towns, surprising U.S.-led forces and weakening public support in the United States. The Tet Offensive — named for the Vietnamese celebration of ...

High schooler discovers the alt-right online

Dheven Unni, Editor-In-Chief

October 12, 2017

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The Midway contacted a member of the alt-right to ask about his views. “Kyle,” whose name has been changed to protect his privacy, is a high school student in Indiana. After discovering the alt-right on a conspiracy theory website...

Expert urges discomfort for teens

Natalie Glick, Deputy Editor

October 12, 2017

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Listening to opposing views is critical to being part of a working democracy, but one First Amendment scholar says teens need to listen more. Geoffrey Stone, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School, has spent mu...

Websites provide resources

Katerina Lopez, Reporter

October 12, 2017

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With recent events such as anti-Semitic graffiti, and open fire shooting victimizing African-Americans at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, there are many ways to help. Here are resources to learn more and to take action ...

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