Hiding From Bystander’s Eyes

Emily Hung

November 17, 2016


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On October 29, 2016, a 6-foot-tall, three-part foldable divider was put up to secure the privacy of the girls’ bathroom by the gym. There had been no previous intention of such an idea until the divider showed up in the office, brought by an anonymous donor. Since then, the divider has been useful in...

Students Volunteering at Election

Joshua Cheah and Tyler Jacobsen

November 15, 2016


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“Don’t forget your sticker!” the volunteer said as the woman started to walk away after having finished casting her vote for one of the presidential candidates. Every 4 years citizens of our country gather together to cast their vote for the presidential candidate they believe will best ser...

ASB Carnival: Take Two

Megan Wescoat

November 14, 2016


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To celebrate the end of the second marking period, ASB held a carnival and food fair on Friday, Nov. 4. “UPA wants to celebrate the hard work of all students,” ASB Advisor Andrew Yau said, “and the Carnival is meant to be a time where students can relax and have some fun at the end of each mar...

UPA Left in Darkness?

Carlo Barrera

October 27, 2016


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It was just another Monday at UPA when the lights went out unexpectedly, resulting in both the Horton and the Learning Center being in darkness. The incident occurred during lunchtime at 12:45 p.m; however, the power came back on at 12:50 p.m, only lasting about five minutes. ​The students wer...

See New Things, Like New Things

See New Things, Like New Things

Diana Rendler

October 23, 2016


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On Oct. 17, 2016 hundreds of UPA students from grade 7th through 11th walked off buses and onto college campuses throughout the Bay Area. Every year, UPA students travel to different universities to explore and speak to alumni while evaluating whether they could envision themselves attendi...

The Great American Clown Crisis

The Great American Clown Crisis

Nicole Rendler

October 19, 2016


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Amidst crazy hurricane storms and a heated presidential election comes the “clown crisis”, a term that describes the dozens of sightings of people dressed in ugly and scary clown costumes. According to a website The Verge, it all started in South Carolina back in August. A mother and her chil...

Crumbs Causing Chaos

Crumbs Causing Chaos

Anton Loeb

October 14, 2016


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By Anton Loeb, News Editor​ Due to complaints from UPA’s landlord, the Cathedral of Faith, about rising amounts of food and waste found on campus, the administration is now actively enforcing the rule that forbids students from eating in carpeted areas of the campus. This is not a ...

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