The Commander

  • Welcome back Centurions! Come back soon for updates on everything UC High!
  • Do you have anything to complain about? Submit a "Letter to the Editor"

Trump Policy Detrimental to Environment

Josie Krupens, Opinions Editor

April 2, 2020

 In light of the declining state of the earth, it would seem logical for those in power to do everything they possibly can to try to save it. However, President Donald Trump has made significant and undoubtedly negative change...

Column: Hail to the Chiefs

Jenna Harper and Mina Orlic

April 2, 2020

Let's face it, there are so many things one would rather do than spend five hours on a Saturday morning taking a standardized test. But unfortunately, you just can't get out of taking it. When it comes to the SAT/ACT, the harsh...

YouTube Censors Clean Education Material

Elaina Martin, Opinions Editor

April 2, 2020

   Recently, the video-sharing platform YouTube has come under fire for censoring a series of clean educational topics. According to the New York Times, YouTube initially started the mass-censorship to curb the spread of white supremacist ide...

Standardized Testing Fails to Represent Student Intelligence

Arielle Powell, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

   After the August 2019 SAT, there was lots of talk among UC High students about standardized testing and its relation to college success. Many students seemed to be concerned with how this test will play a role in their ...

Unsigned: UC Parking Lot Causes Student Unhappiness

April 2, 2020

 It’s no secret: the UC High parking lot leaves a lot to be desired. The design of the space is not only completely convoluted but is entirely unpredictable. One must be extremely cautious and unwaveringly precise in navigat...

Taking a Gap Year: Good For Student Education or Detrimental? Counter point

Jessica Rivera, Opinions Editor

June 6, 2019

   Graduation is fast approaching, and high school students are all to familiar with the stress that comes with it. Choosing colleges and career paths can feel virtually impossible, so some students may toy with the idea of t...

Choosing to Enlist in the Military

Dillon Carr, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

   In today’s society, college is often pushed as the best, and sometimes only, option. However, this is far from the truth. Many students might find meaning in an alternate path, such as the military.    Often, coll...

Vocational School for a Career

Josie Krupens, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

   Outgoing seniors in high school face many tough decisions when they step foot into the adult world. While many people think that a four-year college is the only option, the truth is that it’s not for everybody. Vocational...

The news site of University City High School
Opinions