U-High Midway Audio

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Wednesday May 19, 2021

Due to the coronavirus precautions, the physical environment of the cafeteria has changed, replacing the once-crowded tables with individual desks set six feet apart creating physical and mental separation between students.

Wednesday May 19, 2021

Driving for the first time on your own is a scary yet liberating milestone for young adults. Getting a driver's license is a rite of passage into adulthood with many benefits. The ability to grab your keys, hop into the front seat and drive wherever you want is a privilege, but at the same time, driving offers the opportunity for serious danger. As U-High students receive their licenses, they begin to experience the freedoms and responsibilities of becoming an adult.

Wednesday May 19, 2021

Driving during the pandemic is a win-lose situation. People can get eased into driving when fewer cars are on the roads, but this can create bad habits if they get used to no-consequence driving.

Monday May 17, 2021

Whether learning to drive is a scary or fun experience, most can agree that there are many benefits to the activity. This entails gaining independence, confidence, and even giving a glimpse of adulthood to teenagers.

Monday May 17, 2021

Who is the GOAT? It's Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James. Two U-High seniors, each with an allegiance to one of the legendary basketball players, make their points and defend who they think is the Greatest of All Time.

Monday May 17, 2021

The pandemic has posed challenges for everyone, including high school students. However, it has also given many teenagers the opportunity to expand their interests, and many of these hobbies have led to more time spent outdoors. While seemingly trivial, walking through a park, skateboarding to a store, or playing Spikeball can yield unparalleled aid to mental ailments.

Monday May 17, 2021

Many students have hit growth spurts over the pandemic that have caused them to outgrow their typical school clothes, and with the majority of students return to school in person, the amount of clothes that need to re-accumulated is substantial.

Monday May 17, 2021

It may just sound like a few friends playing video games together, but it was actually a practice session for the varsity “League of Legends” team at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. The esports team offers an opportunity for students not inclined toward physical activity to experience the world of competitive team sports.

Sunday May 16, 2021

After going one year without collective rehearsals, students, conductors, and staff at CYSO say they emerged from the pandemic with an even greater appreciation and love for live ensemble music.

Thursday Apr 15, 2021

The results of the 2020 health and wellness survey revealed that nearly 40% of all U-High students indicated that they were not exclusively romantically or sexually attracted to the binary opposite gender. Cali Abbey (she/her) of the U-High Midway speaks with Lia Garvey (she/they) and Itzel Rojas (she/they), the co-presidents of Spectrum, about what this means for the U-High community.

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