Ful-Bright future

Patrick Deneen, Reporter

April 25, 2016

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Twelve years ago, U-High basketball player Andrew “Gametime” McDowell knew his ultimate career goal. “Coaching at U-High has always been a goal of mine, but I didn’t think I would happen this quickly,” McDowell said. He...

10 months and still no budget

Christian Prenzler, Reporter

April 6, 2016

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The lack of clarity on available funds has state institutions skittish. ISU is unsure how much funding they will receive for 2015 and 2016, leaving U-High’s administration unsure how much funding will come from ISU. “About...

First-time voters turn out at the polls

Christian Prenzler, Reporter

March 22, 2016

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Moving their clocks ahead wasn’t the only shift students made last week. Almost 200 made a shift towards adulthood as they cast their votes in the Illinois primary for the first time. “It was organized and simple. They make ev...

Day of the Toupee

Day of the Toupee

March 17, 2016

Calling all acts

Brian Fry, Reporter

February 23, 2016

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Stand up comedy, dance, musical groups, or spoken word performances are just a handful of the acts Pioneer Palooza is looking for this year. “We are looking for all types of groups,” student senate sponsor Hannah Fole...

Shucking the Corn Belt

Jay Burton, Reporter

February 18, 2016

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U-High announced that it will be departing the conference it helped create back in 1950 to join the Central State Eight. The departure of Mahomet and Eureka have already left two vacancies in the Corn Belt conference; U-High’s...

New couches, same rules

Brett Drake, Reporter

February 16, 2016

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If you take a walk through the U-High lounge, you may notice a group of seniors piled on top of each other. What brings them so close is not their bond, it’s what they’re piled on top of: new couches. Replacing the couch...

Age is but a number

Age is but a number

January 27, 2016

Pioneers down but not out

Brett Drake, Reporter

January 21, 2016

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After the first game of the season, the girls basketball team was without their only two seniors and undoubtedly the two leaders of the team. Chante Stonewall, a DePaul commit, tore her ACL in a summer basketball league and underw...

Medieval start to the holiday season

Brian Fry, Reporter

December 10, 2015

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For the 29th consecutive year the extracurricular singing groups, Madrigals and Court Singers, put on the Madrigal Dinners. This is the 18th year for choir director Chris Corpus who inherited the program.   “It’s been a...

“U-High runs on Dunkin'”

Amanda Martin, Reporter

December 3, 2015

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Or at least that’s what the students are saying, according to junior Kaylee Birlingmair. Open campus privileges lend themselves to coffee runs, and students are frequently seen carrying their 32-ounce iced coffee from class to ...

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