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

The Student News Site of University of Chicago Laboratory High School

U-High Midway

The Editorial Board argues that the unique space reserved on a college campus for student protest is a shared responsibility between the administration and students.

Confront college conflict

Editorial Board
May 2, 2024
The Editorial Board argues that U-High students must understand the significant political gravity of this event and how it sets the stage for the future of the country.

Students: Don’t ignore the election

Editorial Board
February 22, 2024
The Editorial Board argues that while the MLK assembly is a marker of tradition, it doesnt represent the only way Dr. King’s legacy can be celebrated at Lab. BSA shouldn’t bear the burden of ensuring the school community comes together in January.

Celebrate MLK; address inequality

Editorial Board
January 25, 2024
The Midway editorial board argues though lockdown drills are unpleasant, knowing how to act in emergency situations is crucial for the safety of the entire community.

After alarm, attitude must change

Editorial Board
December 14, 2023
The U-High Midway Editorial Board argues that rather than strictly following guidelines of the outdated Kalven report, the University of Chicago must reinterpret the report so that its institutions, like Lab, are not prohibited from acknowledging important historical realities, such as the prior inhabitants of the university’s land.

Acknowledging history isn’t politics

Editorial Board
October 26, 2023
The Midway editorial board argues as young adults, U-High students are capable of handling information regarding major changes to the school.

Safety changes emphasize distrust

Editorial Board
September 28, 2023
Ensuring security within Student Council elections is about protecting democracy at Lab, says the U-High Midway Editorial Board.

Election breach threatens student voice

Editorial Board
May 25, 2023
To value student wellbeing and concerns, the administration must have more accessible and widespread opportunities for students to freely share their thoughts, argues the U-High Midway editorial board.

Administration must engage differently

Editorial Board
May 4, 2023
The U-High editorial board argues that Lab cannot keep its label of an academically rigorous institution while adequately dealing with a demand for increased mental health support.

Mental health, rigor stand at crossroads

Editorial Board
April 3, 2023
Regardless of intent, joking about mental health can be harmful in the long term, and students should be careful about what they say and create an uplifting environment.

Step up to support peers’ mental health

Editorial Board
February 17, 2023
As artificial intelligence continues to develop, its usage in a school environment must be addressed, and distinct boundaries need to be established by teachers to prevent crossover into academic dishonesty.

It’s time to establish boundaries for AI use

Editorial Board
January 20, 2023
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