Archive for 'Spotlight'
Posted on 29. Aug, 2013 by Melanie Terez.
Interpersonal skills can take a back seat to the allure of social media
by Melanie Terez, ’14
On a typical Wednesday afternoon, sophomore Isabelle Durrenberger and junior Morgan Wilcox have vastly different routines.
Durrenberger races off to violin practice for two-and-a-half hours after school, getting home to have a quick dinner before practicing again. Wilcox hitches a ride [...]
Posted on 20. May, 2013 by admin.
Students search for balance in mental and physical health
By Cassie Lowery, ‘13 and Elizabeth Tzagournis, ‘13
In America, over a quarter of the nation’s population qualifies as obese, and less than ten percent of Americans are happy with their weight according to Gallup polls. There are TV shows, newspaper articles, magazine covers and government programs all [...]
Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 by admin.
Recent school shootings impact UAHS and spur legislation
by Matias Grotewold, ‘13, Anna-Maria Thalassinos, ’14, Carly Tovell, ‘13
From Columbine to Sandy Hook, every school shooting makes the public reel, as if each bullet hit the nation in its entirety instead of individual children. Twelve dead, 27 wounded. Twenty-six dead, one wounded.
Each life lost brings a communal [...]
Posted on 19. Nov, 2012 by admin.
Students discuss their thoughts outside of formal religion
by Kate Magill, ‘13
Throughout UAHS, there are numerous religions by which students abide. However, one set of beliefs that often goes overlooked is atheism, which includes individuals who do not base their values in a religion or deity.
Senior Ally Cole is one student who considers herself an atheist [...]