The Second Semester Slump

Neil Agarwal '20

March 3, 2019

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

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,...

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

Jack Robey '19

March 3, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

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