U-High Midway Audio

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Wednesday Mar 31, 2021

The Wilmington Insurrection of 1898 was an event that shares many parallels with the riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Events like these must not be lost to history so that we can learn from them.

Wednesday Mar 31, 2021

Due to the portrayal of people on social media sites of only a slight glimpse that is incredibly enhanced and exaggerated, a constant pressure to translate this “perfect” life is ingrained into all aspects of real life relationships and connections. 

Wednesday Mar 31, 2021

For many students, quarantine and distance learning has negatively impacted their mental health and left them feeling socially isolated. Students share their experiences with isolation, what they wished their peers knew, and a therapist weighs in on the importance of human connection. 

Monday Mar 15, 2021

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the sophomore volunteer requirement at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools was waived, leaving many organizations across Chicago without an extra assistance.

Monday Mar 15, 2021

The organization SLAP’D began as a website a few years ago, where teens could share their stories about losing a parent. Amelie Liu, a student at the Lab Schools has expanded this organization into Instagram with the hopes of helping more teens like herself.

Monday Mar 15, 2021

Zoom classes restrict the kind of jokes and quick clarifications found in casual classroom conversations that might not fly in front of an audience. In response, students have turned to texting during or after class to connect throughout distance learning.

Sunday Mar 14, 2021

In this segment on President Biden's early policies, our panelists discuss his ideas and actions around foreign policy.

Sunday Mar 14, 2021

In this segment on President Biden's early policies, our panelists discuss his ideas and actions around climate change.

Saturday Mar 13, 2021

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