U-High Midway

Arguing way to the top, debate duo achieves historic U-High success

Jacob Posner, Features Editor

March 8, 2018

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The greatest debaters in U-High’s history are not lost to the past — in fact, they walk the halls of the school today. As a debating duo, seniors Dheven Unni and Michael Hellie have earned six bids to the Tournament of Champi...

Cultural clubs struggle to recruit members

Sonny Lee, Deputy Editor

March 8, 2018

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Despite the growing number of students in the high school, clubs like Muslim Students’ Association and Latinos Unidos have found difficulty in gaining members, causing residual problems which result in fewer events and less attention to the club.

State approves gun control laws

Dheven Unni, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018

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In the weeks following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Illinois legislators have passed multiple pieces of new legislation regulating the gun sales industry. These policies have been appro...

Cultural clubs struggle to recruit members

Sonny Lee, Deputy Editor

March 8, 2018

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Despite the growing number of students in the high school, clubs like Muslim Students’ Association and Latinos Unidos have found difficulty in gaining members, causing residual problems which result in fewer events and less atten...

Faculty union, director at odds about new policy

Michael Rubin, Managing Editor

March 8, 2018

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A new fingerprint-based background check requirement has placed Lab Schools Director Charlie Abelmann and the Faculty Association at odds. Dr. Abelmann has proposed the mandatory procedure for all Lab Schools employees as a con...

Photo: Artsfest

Photo: Artsfest

March 8, 2018

Toxic turf: athletes express concerns about Jackman upgrade

Katerina Lopez, Reporter

February 8, 2018

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A plan to replace the grass on Jackman Field with turf has at least one soccer player concerned about toxic chemicals and evaluating whether he should play next fall. Athletics Director David Ribbens emphasized that the grass fi...

Class at law school allows students to discuss rights

Priyanka Shrijay, Opinion Editor

February 8, 2018

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On Monday nights, eight U-High students head to law school. They join eight students from the U. of C. Woodlawn charter school for “The Constitutional Rights of Minors from the Minors’ Point of View,” instructed by law ...

Students miss less school than teachers say they do

Jacob Posner, Features Editor

February 8, 2018

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While it may seem to students that teachers often complain about students missing class, a recent analysis of attendance data shows that U-High students are in class nearly all of the time. Colin Rennert-May, English department chair,...

Facebook’s Messenger Kids app raises parents’ concern

Dheven Unni, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2018

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After social media messaging apps at Lab caused cyberbullying issues, lower school parents and counselors are now concerned about student expectations on the internet after Facebook’s release of Messenger Kids Dec. 4. Messeng...

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