Thanking the Teachers

Thanking the Teachers

Posted on 13. May, 2016 by .

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Staff Editorial Television shows, movies and books all seem to portray the same, stereotypical high school classroom: a teacher speaking in a monotone voice, disinterested children sitting in rows and bland subject matter displayed on a chalkboard. The media may typecast teachers as boring and authoritarian, but this is far from the experience we’ve had […]

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Off the Beaten Path

Off the Beaten Path

Posted on 13. May, 2016 by .

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by Maeve O’Brien ’16 Junior Drew Harper is taking an alternate approach to his senior year of high school: he’s attending United World College (UWC) in New Mexico. UWCs are two-year IB diploma schools, located in 15 different places around the world. The admissions process is both competitive and intense, involving a written application, Skype […]

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UA Profiles: Summer Edition

UA Profiles: Summer Edition

Posted on 12. May, 2016 by .

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By Ellise Shafer, ’17 German Exchange Trip: Ellie Auch Junior Ellie Auch will be traveling to Germany with other UAHS students as part of a foreign exchange program. German students visited Upper Arlington back in Oct., and in June UAHS students will become foreign exchange students themselves. This trip is especially meaningful to Auch since […]

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Closing the Gap

Closing the Gap

Posted on 12. May, 2016 by .

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Recent UAHS graduates share their gap year experiences By Ellise Shafer, ‘17 Taylor Staub After graduating last year, UAHS alumna Taylor Staub decided to take a gap year, hoping to work on an organic farm in Hawaii. Although her original plans did not work out, Staub was able to find happines through this process. “This […]

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Our Right, Our Fight

Our Right, Our Fight

Posted on 11. May, 2016 by .

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Columnist discusses Jon Husted’s initiative to keep 17-year-olds from voting in the presidential primaries. Column by Maeve O’Brien, ’16 Less than two weeks before the presidential primary on March 15, The Columbus Dispatch broke the news to teenagers across Ohio: Secretary of State Jon Husted barred 17-year-olds who would be 18 by the general election […]

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Sports Recap

Sports Recap

Posted on 26. Apr, 2016 by .

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Winter sports finish season strong

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Autism and Academics

Autism and Academics

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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Autism Awareness Month brings attention to how schools treat students with ASD

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The Gender Gap

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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By Jenny Jiao, ’16 Boys outnumber girls in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnoses by about four to one. Logically, this seems to mean that boys are more susceptible to ASD than girls. Recently, however, research has shown that that may not be true. Researchers have taken to looking at how autistic features manifest themselves in […]

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Autism Speaks Under Scrutiny

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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By Maeve O’Brien, ’16 Autism Speaks, founded in 2005, is the leading organization for autism advocacy in the world. It funds research for identifying causes, treatments, and a cure for autism. While this organization has garnered popularity for its dedication to autism awareness, Autism Speaks has come under some harsh criticism for how it executes […]

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Capstone Profiles

Capstone Profiles

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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Seniors showcase their year-long projects

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Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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The coming of spring yields new music from breakout artists

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An Honor to Our Veterans

An Honor to Our Veterans

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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Columnist shares veterans’ stories and urges students to appreciate their work

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Letter from the Editor: Open Your Mind About Autism Spectrum

Letter from the Editor: Open Your Mind About Autism Spectrum

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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Editor speaks out about neurodiversity

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