Shucking the Corn Belt

Jay Burton, Reporter

February 18, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

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

Filed under News, Sports

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

Filed under News

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 ...

Monitoring Snapchat

Monitoring Snapchat

December 3, 2015

Representing U: debate over pioneer mascot

Mary Spaulding, Editor, Reporter

December 2, 2015

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The most debated issue at the U right now revolves around one of the school’s most traditional images: the pioneer mascot. It started when senior David Phipps proposed a U-Crew t-shirt design to Bob Fitzgerald, facult...

ONE club seeks to empower

Jess Huber, Reporter

December 2, 2015

Filed under News

ONE club, started by junior Taylor Lindsey, is designed to empower high school girls and to be a place where all girls can come and give each other support. “No girl should ever feel insecure or bullied, and we have all...

Taking tests for fun

December 1, 2015

The face of the main office

The face of the main office

November 20, 2015

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