To Wall or Not to Wall: The Government Shutdown

Ali Gardezi '20

March 3, 2019

Filed under Op/Ed

The United States government was partially shut down from December 21st, 2018 to January 25th, 2019. Over the course of these 35 days, government officials had been working without pay, uncertain of when the shutdown would en...

A Review of the It by Stephen King

Stefan Leonard '20

March 3, 2019

Filed under Op/Ed

As only a young 9th grader, I was hesitant to pick up and begin reading the 1,000-paged novel It by Stephen King, which seemed more like a daunting task rather than a read for pleasure. Even though the book has been published ...

The Second Semester Slump

Neil Agarwal '20

March 3, 2019

Filed under Op/Ed

Entering school for the first time after a long winter break, most US boys probably wished to get back into their pajamas and go back to spending their days in front of the television. Entering the hallowed halls of University...

A Standardized Solution for Standardized Testing

Nick Protasiewicz '19

March 3, 2019

Filed under Op/Ed

No one likes standardized testing. Most of us would probably rather receive fifty parking violations from “the Dean” than spend hours on a Saturday morning cranking out multiple-guess questions. At the same time, however,...

The CBA (Canceled Basketball Association)

Spencer Thomas '21

March 3, 2019

Filed under Op/Ed, Sports

By now, most people have heard about the fight that took place before winter break last year. In a routine CBA game, two students got into an altercation that turned physical, leading to a suspension of the league. Now after a...

Will the Real Drake Please Stand Up: A Review of Drake’s “Scorpion”

Jack Robey '19

March 3, 2019

Filed under Op/Ed

2018 will be remembered as a turbulent year all around. In a similarly hit or miss year for the music industry, it is hard to pick just one loser of 2018. If there were to be a loser, it would be Drake with his new album Scorpion. After ta...

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...

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