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The Student News Site of University of Chicago Laboratory High School

U-High Midway

The Student News Site of University of Chicago Laboratory High School

U-High Midway

Louis Auxenfans

Louis Auxenfans, News Editor

Louis Auxenfans is a member of the Class of 2023 and serves as the news editor for the U-High Midway. He began in the 2020-21 school year when he was a sophomore and previously served as an assistant editor. So far, his favorite Midway story is on student melatonin usage. Outside of journalism, he is the principal clarinetist of CYSO’s Symphony Orchestra and serves on the U-High Finance Club board. He also enjoys playing the piano, watching soccer and learning about economics.

Awards:

2024 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award: Certificate of merit, podcast, “A rite of passage: Seniors reflect on first voting experience,”

2023 National Scholastic Press Association Digital Story of the Year: Podcast, second place

2023 Scholastic Press Association of Chicago, personality profile: excellent

2022 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award: Briefs writing, first place (with Chloë Alexander, Joaquin Figueroa, Chloe Ma, Amy Ren, Katie Sasamoto-Kurisu), Vol. 98, Issue 8 (March 10, 2022), Page 3

2022 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award: News feature, certificate of merit, "Elevator obstacles generate anxiety"

2020 National Scholastic Press Association Fall Best of Show: Sixth Place, Election Reporting (contributor), “As trailblazer for multiple identities, Harris inspires students”

All content by Louis Auxenfans
Jason Pallas

Jason Pallas

Louis Auxenfans, News Editor
September 12, 2022
Matthew Insalaco

Matthew Insalaco

Louis Auxenfans, News Editor
September 12, 2022
Deb Donely

Deb Donely

Louis Auxenfans, News Editor
September 12, 2022
Cody Boukather

Cody Boukather

Louis Auxenfans, News Editor
September 12, 2022
Shannon Barker

Shannon Barker

Louis Auxenfans, News Editor
September 12, 2022
A sparkling voice: Marjorie Bryant

A sparkling voice: Marjorie Bryant

Louis Auxenfans, Assistant Editor
March 28, 2022
Elevator issues such as long wait times and break-downs increase stress in students who need it to get to class.

Elevator obstacles generate anxiety

Louis Auxenfans, Assistant Editor
February 7, 2022
After experiencing renovations, the Pullman Clock Tower is now the Pullman National Monument Visitor Center, and part of the Northern Front Erecting Shops.

Pullman: A monumental neighborhood

Louis Auxenfans, Assistant Editor
December 15, 2021
The 2021 U-Highlights yearbook won the NSPA best of show and placed ninth in the 144-264 page yearbook category.

U-Highlights staff win national awards

Louis Auxenfans, Assistant Editor
November 17, 2021
The Model UN team had a strong showing during a training conference Oct. 2.

Model UN team starts season strong

Louis Auxenfans, Assistant Editor
October 18, 2021
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