Politics on the Homefront: The University School “Political Survey”

Neel Agarwal

February 21, 2020

All-male, upper class, overwhelmingly Caucasian: a stereotype the Preppers have dealt with since the conception of University School in 1890. With this stereotype comes the prevailing notion that US predominantly is conservative...

The South Asian Platform

Ajay Krishnaney

November 20, 2019

A new club coming to the US community this year is the South-Asian Platform. The club has aspirations of introducing the US community to the culture of the region of South Asia. However, the South-Asian platform does not just...

Post AP Biology, Anatomy & Physiology and Biotechnology

Ryan Cvelbar '19

March 29, 2019

As the third quarter comes to a close, the pressure of what courses to take next year is beginning to amp up. Our school has a wealth of courses to choose from, courses ranging from Mao and Modern China to Machine Learning. With...

Why a 2019 Recession Is Unlikely

Jack Sacks '20

March 3, 2019

In spite of the volatility of U.S. stocks in recent months, scrutiny over the Federal Reserve, and seemingly endless buzz about the potential onset of a recession, the prediction that the U.S. is headed for a 2008-esque collapse...

Passionate about Her Students, Chinese Culture, and Food

Jack Miranda '20

March 3, 2019

After teaching at John Carroll University, Ms. Shi Jiang, also known as Jiang lǎo shīto to her students, often remarks that it was her destiny to teach at University School. After returning from her trip to China, she sent her...

US’s Newest Club: The Sports Debate Club

Seth Melamed '20

January 15, 2019

University School offers many clubs, each with their own unique identities. Some clubs promote diversity and equity in the community, such as the L’Chaim Society, the Pembrooke Society, and FOCUS. Others bring students together...

Midterm Study Tips

Akhil Medarametla '20

January 15, 2019

Around this time of year, when the cold starts to set in, you’re forced to stay inside and find a way to entertain yourself. You desperately search around the house, looking for anything interesting after having exhausted all...

US Concerts

Zach Keum '19

January 15, 2019

As the first semester comes to a close, all of the music ensembles (University Singers, US Males, Glee Club, Orchestra, and Jazz Ensemble) will be having their annual holiday concerts. Each ensemble has put in many hours of preparation,...

California Schools in the Face of Wildfires

Ryan Cvelbar '19

January 15, 2019

A few weeks ago, California schools were forced to take action in the face of engulfing flames. From restricting activities to the indoors, to having “fire days” (the equivalent of a snow day), all the way to having school...

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