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...

Stuck in the Past: The US Math Department

Neel Agarwal '20, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

Walking into math class my freshman year, I noticed I was the odd guy out. However, it wasn’t because of my skin color or my strange attire; rather it was because my “fancy” TI-Nspire. Other than the name printed on the to...

Library Hijinks

Arnold Von Engelbrechten, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

We’ve all heard the famed quote, “a few bad apples can ruin the whole lot.” It’s a quote that resonates deeply for many Americans living in the 21st century, however, it remains to be a fallacy overlooked by many peopl...

A Call for Longer Lunches

Pearce Richer '19, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

Most days of the week, I walk into the lunchroom just in time for grace. But as soon as grace ends, there suddenly appears a gargantuan line with people who would like other food options than the ones on the tables. Often times...

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