Tag Archives: Spotlight

Managing Masculinity

Managing Masculinity

Posted on 28. Apr, 2014 by Miriam Alghothani.

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Teenage males reflect on the societal pressure to maintain a muscular physique despite long term health effects

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Protected or Paranoid

Protected or Paranoid

Posted on 24. Mar, 2014 by jjiao.

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Recent interactions with UAPD leave some questioning the role of police officers in a suburban community.

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Constantly Connected

Constantly Connected

Posted on 29. Aug, 2013 by admin.

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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 [...]

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DIY Body Art

DIY Body Art

Posted on 28. Mar, 2013 by admin.

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Students experiment with self-expression through the potentially unsafe practice of self piercings and homemade tattoos

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Making the Leap

Making the Leap

Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by admin.

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Students are driven by their passion for dance with many planning to continue the endeavor as a professional career

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Students Speak

Students Speak

Posted on 30. Jan, 2012 by admin.

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UAHS students are surveyed on the topic of homosexuality

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The Balancing Act

The Balancing Act

Posted on 12. Apr, 2011 by admin.

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Race to Nowhere film highlights the time-consuming, stress-inducing nature of high school in the United States, an issue with which the UA community has been dealing for years.

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Catching Zzzs

Catching Zzzs

Posted on 03. Dec, 2010 by admin.

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Although a vital element to any healthy life, sleep is overlooked as a priority by students
By Alison Gilbert ‘11 & Victoria Slater ‘12
Junior Rohit Menon walks in the door, tosses his backpack aside and settles down at home, exhausted, after a nearly sleepless night coupled with a tedious day at school. He leaves his notebooks [...]

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Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke

Posted on 02. Feb, 2010 by admin.

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After anxiously waiting in a classroom for 48 minutes, senior John* is finally released for lunch. He exits the building and crosses the parking lot toward his car, but before he starts the engine, fastens his seatbelt, or even closes the door, he does what he has been waiting to do all morning—he lights up [...]

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