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From Monday to Friday

From Monday to Friday

February 15, 2019

The clock ticks 8:15 and students are filing into their chairs. 50-minute periods back-to-back along with break, lunch, and passing periods add up to release...

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

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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...

It’s Not About the Name

Alexandra Rozmarin
March 11, 2019

Science teacher Christopher Lucas drank his first alcoholic beverage at a Stanford party in 1997. The then-16-year-old college freshman downed the Jägermeister given to him by a fraternity boy and immediately clutched his chest in pain. College is about exploring, and whether referring to academics, alcohol or otherwise, that is exactly what Lucas did. Lucas, a human biology major,...

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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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Dribble, Pass, Shoot.

Dribble, Pass, Shoot.

March 11, 2019

Pick & Roll Podcast | Season Conclusion

March 8, 2019

How to Make Sand Succulent Bowls
Life of…

Life of…

February 17, 2019

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