The Commander

  • Visit this website often for the latest District and UC High news!
  • Would you like to comment on an article? Submit a "Letter to the Editor"

Construction on New Aquatic Center for UC Schools Has Begun

Ghada Atalla, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

  Construction that will benefit the greater University City area has begun adjacent to Standley Middle School, where a new aquatic center is being built and Sprekels Elementary school is being modernized.     Ac...

COVID-19 Outbreak Sweeps Through West Wing

Maddie Williams, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

   On October 2, President Donald Trump announced publicly that he had tested positive for COVID-19, raising concern about those who may have been exposed to the disease and about what is next to come regarding  public proc...

2020 Presidential Debates Occur During COVID-19

Cassandra Bristol, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

   The debates between the candidates of the Democratic and Republican Parties, occurring throughout the month of October, are now being hosted with social distancing enforced in various locations across the United States to giv...

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebrates Native Stories

Jack O'Donnell, News Editor

October 19, 2020

    Increasing numbers of states, cities, and universities are celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day on October 12, which celebrates Native American history and stories as an alternative to Columbus Day.     According to th...

Changes to 2020 Election Polling Stations Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Ghada Atalla, Staff Writer

October 5, 2020

By Ghada Atalla Staff Writer    Polling Stations all over California will be opening from October 31 to November 3 in order to allow local voters the opportunity to cast their ballots in person.     According t...

ASB Hosts Virtual Events Amid Distance Learning

Madeline Williams, Staff Writer

October 5, 2020

By Madeline Williams Staff Writer    UC High ASB and faculty are trying their best to promote school spirit during the pandemic by hosting virtual events like Club Rush, Back to School Night, and virtual competitions like t...

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Being Tested Around the World

Dean Ormsby, Opinions Editor

October 5, 2020

By Dean Ormsby Opinions Editor    Many vaccines are currently being tested by researchers globally in order to save future lives from being lost to the COVID-19 pandemic.    More than 170 candidate vaccines are g...

Judge Amy Coney Barret Selected as Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

Jack O'Donnell, News Editor

October 5, 2020

By Jack O’Donnell News Editor    President Trump announced that Judge Amy Coney Barret is his nominee for the vacant Supreme Court seat on September 26, eight days after the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. ...

September Carries Significance as Suicide Prevention Month

Maddie Williams, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

By Madeline Williams  Staff Writer     September is National Suicide Prevention Month, a month in which there is a focus on spreading awareness and informing the public about suicide and its warning signs, as well as s...

The news site of University City High School
News