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Back and Forth… a column

Dorian Uson, Editor-in-chief

June 2, 2017

Filed under Opinions

  This year has passed by so fast. High school… as long as it seems, it goes by in the blink of an eye. I, personally, am not ready to say goodbye. I’m going to miss the Commander staff, Dance Team, Mrs. Susan Bristol and all the gre...

Bus Cuts a Bad Choice for Choice Students

Unsigned, Editorial Board

June 2, 2017

Filed under Opinions

  For the past several years, schools in the San Diego Unified School District have minimized their bus fleets. UC High has undergone its own changes, but the greatest change will happen during the 2017-18 school year. Choice...

Disney Grad Nite is at Serious Risk of Dissolving

Sydney Patchett, Editor-in-chief

June 2, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Senior year is the most fun and laid back year in all of high school. Similarly, senior activities are considered the most exciting events of one's high school career. At UC High, most students are provided the opportunity to g...

UC High Bathrooms Not Made for Socializing, so Just Leave

Shana Neto, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017

Filed under Opinions

   It’s seriously uncomfortable and rather gross, and chances are you’ve run across it if you’ve ever walked into one of the student bathrooms on campus. Yep, it’s that annoying group of students who hang out and ch...

Layoffs of Valuable Teachers are Detrimental to UC

Unsigned, Editorial Board

April 28, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Many of us have seen our teachers walk around in those red t-shirts with the phrase “Together We are Stronger” stamped across the front. Sadly, it’s not the hot new fashion craze. It’s an act of resistance against the...

Trump’s First 100 Days Display His Inexperience

Emma Conrad, News Editor

April 28, 2017

Filed under Opinions

  Towards the end of last October, President Trump revealed his 100 day agenda to “Make America Great Again.”  According to National Public Radio [NPR], he laid out a  “...plan for working with Congress to introduce ten ...

Back and Forth… a column

Sydney Patchett, Editor-in-chief

April 28, 2017

Filed under Opinions

  Last time I was writing for this column, I had absolutely no idea where I was going to be living or going to school for the next four years of my life. A lot has changed, and my heart is set on my new home. I will be going...

College Waitlists Cruel Consolation Prize for Students

Shana Neto, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

Filed under Opinions

With the end of the year approaching and college acceptance letters arriving, being waitlisted is a torture for soon-to-be high school graduates. Waitlisting definitely isn’t the end of the world, but it sure is annoying.  ...

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