Sarah Short

Sarah Short

Uni High teachers learn new tricks on Tuesdays

Uni High teachers learn new tricks on Tuesdays

Teachers at University High are getting a new education; however, this implementation has a long way to go. Every other Tuesday, students are dismissed early so teachers can work on professional development to improve teacher performance. This year, a committee of...

The stolen Uni logo

The stolen Uni logo

Our beloved school logo, a blue and orange split "U," symbolizes University High in a simple, but recognizable way. The U invokes school pride and is one of the first things that people see and think of when the school is mentioned. Where has this logo of ours gone?...

University High ASB officers take action this semester 

University High ASB officers take action this semester 

As the second semester kicks into gear, newly elected ASB Board officers are introducing new initiatives that significantly improve the cleanliness and atmosphere of the campus as well as unify the students of University High. “My most important goal as president is...

Mission Impossible: Sleeping as a high school student

Mission Impossible: Sleeping as a high school student

  Sleepless University High students roam the school hallways mindlessly like zombies on "The Walking Dead." In a survey of 85 Uni students, 76 percent of students did not get the suggested 8 to 10 hours of sleep on the average school night, whether it is staying up...

Opinion: Common Core: The ‘rotten apple’

Opinion: Common Core: The ‘rotten apple’

As Common Core failed to fully integrate itself into the classrooms of LAUSD over the past few years, the results from the last Smarter Balance test came to University High parents, students and staff as a shock. At a statewide level, 44 percent of students who took...

Uni High teachers learn new tricks on Tuesdays

The Battle of the Budget: Where is the money going?

With an $8 million budget, but no toilet paper in the bathrooms, broken air-conditioning systems and a lack of computers in the classrooms, students are beginning to wonder where all this money is going at University High School. “The conditions of the bathrooms have...

Uni High teachers learn new tricks on Tuesdays

#BooksNotBullets: Spreading Malala Yousafzai’s message

Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban on her bus ride home from school and nearly died on Oct. 9, 2012 at the age of 15. She was simply doing something that many students complain about on a daily basis, commuting to school. However, Yousafzai was...