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Danger, Content Banned.

Danger, Content Banned.

February 14, 2019

On Jan. 15, YouTube released its new policies regarding videos featuring dangerous and harmful pranks and challenges. The company has officially banned...

Silenced

Silenced

February 13, 2019

Surf Club Makes Waves

Surf Club Makes Waves

February 12, 2019

On a Tuesday afternoon, students cluster in the Johns Hopkins classroom to review surfing safety rules. One of UPA’s newest club additions—the Surf...

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The Real Life “Crossy Road” Experience

Ruchika Singla, In-Depth Editor
June 8, 2018

Thirteen and a half years. We had been preparing for 13 and a half years to enter the realm of adulthood by stepping into the next phase of our life: college. We crammed every bit of those 13 and a half years into a 350 word essay, a brief resume, a portfolio. We, taking information from...

Getting That Good Grade

Desiree Pekar, Reporter
February 15, 2019

Study Tips: Breathe in a specific scent through your nose, as it is actually scientifically proven by Mark Moss from Northumbria University to help you remember content better. They used the scent of rosemary to help strengthen the pupils’ memory. While studying for finals, spray a certain perfume or cologne, and when testing day comes, spray a little bit on your wrist.   Part 1 of studying:...

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Coding Clubs Spark Interest Among Boys and Girls Alike

Ishan Madan, Web Manager
February 13, 2019

Prior to the 2018-19 school year, UPA was a notable exception to the long list of Silicon Valley high schools with computer science clubs. That changed starting this school year, as UPA has doubled its computer science learning opportunities. In addition to the existing Intro to Computer Science and AP Computer Science courses, UPA now offers a Coding Club and a Girls Who Code Club to students...

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Anxiety From a Teacher’s Perspective

Rasleen Saran, Publicity Manager
February 12, 2019

Anxiety, a prominent issue among teenagers, has negatively impacted school and personal lives. English teacher Andrea Aquino has personally dealt with anxiety and hopes to help teenagers cope with their concerns. “Over the years I have been teaching, I have been more open about my struggles with mental health because in the past I thought I need to get over it and have 0% mental health to...

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Pick & Roll Podcast | Season Update #1

January 18, 2019

Pick and Roll Podcast | Season Preview

December 14, 2018

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Fortnite: An International Success

February 15, 2019

Spot the Differences Answer Key

February 12, 2019

Spot It!

Spot It!

February 11, 2019

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