On the ALICE Program

Tate Flack '20

January 15, 2019

Filed under Op/Ed, Uncategorized

With the dramatic proliferation of mass shootings in recent years, University School administration decided to reduce this threat by implementing the ALICE policy. ALICE, an acronym for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate,...

Still My Moment Review

Jack Robey '19

January 15, 2019

Filed under Op/Ed

Tee Grizzly, the hottest gangster off the block, is back with his new project Still My Moment, but his loyal fans and listeners have one question for the popular rapper, Has the money made him soft? Tee Grizzly answers this que...

An Argument for Kyrie

Abem Fetene '22

January 15, 2019

Filed under Op/Ed, Sports

Kyrie Irving is the best point guard to play the game. Other than the crazy handles that can get him past defenders every time he has the ball and his unstoppable finishing ability, Kyrie has many more strengths that make him...

Red Dead Redemption 2 Review

Isaac Haught '22

January 15, 2019

Filed under Op/Ed

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a video game that has been heavily anticipated since it was announced in 2016. After the first game in the series, Red Dead Redemption, became a massive hit in 2010, developer Rockstar Games immediately...

Useless Clubs: A Growing Epidemic

Sai Karnati '20

January 15, 2019

Filed under Op/Ed

At University School, we enjoy a vast number of school clubs. Whether you’re interested in a specific subject, culture, sport, or hobby, there is most likely a club that encompasses your passions. Our school encourages students...

The Case for Juniors Going out to Lunch

Jack Sachs, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

The freedom of choosing where to eat between 11:25 AM and 12:25 PM at University School, a pleasure underclassmen, and juniors long for, is the essence of senior privilege. Students long for the freedom to eat burritos from Chipotle...

The University School Parking Lot

Nic Pujolas, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Filed under General, Op/Ed

This year, parking at University School went from a working system, which required little to no thought, to a devious chore, where one might be punished for a simple mistake. The student parking lot itself is separated into two...

The Spirit of Halloween: Bringing back the Costume Contest

Jack Miranda, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Filed under General, Op/Ed, Showcase

While the leaves fall and students scramble to explain their first quarter comments to their parents, the day of demons and imposters approaches. Halloween is the one day of the year when people can channel their inner tricksters...

The Unjust Application: Joining Student Committees at US

Stephan Leonard, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Filed under General, Op/Ed

Many of University School’s more prestigious clubs, such as the Lo Presti Board, the Student Investment Committee, and the Aurelian society require an application process that is useless to a certain degree. The applications,...

Why You Should Vote Democrat this November

Ali Gardezi, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Filed under General, Op/Ed, Showcase

Benjamin Harrison, Herbert Hoover, and Rutherford B. Hayes had all nominated a judge to the Supreme Court in the last year of their presidencies. Despite all three presidents being Republican, all three of their respectiv...

The Dress Code Conundrum

Tony Peng '20, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

When people picture the common University School student, the first thing that comes to mind is a boy dressed in khakis, a dress shirt, a tie, and dress shoes. Our school dress code is one thing that supposedly helps to keep us...

Expanding Our Horizons: Bringing Standardized Test Prep to US

Daniel Leonard '19, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

The average US student has almost no free time during the week. In between the hours of homework, and the different teams, clubs, and groups that so many students are a part of, there is barely any time for additional tutoring...

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