Imagine relocating to blazing Tucson from arctic Michigan. Now imagine moving to Chile from England. Most wouldn’t enjoy such stark temperature differences, but for Sra. Hedges—this year’s extension of the UHS Spanish Department—it’s all a part of her mystique. Last week, I braved muddy grounds and steep stairs in an effort to unravel some of [...]
What to Listen to: Falling In Love At A Coffee Shop- Landon Pigg: This is quite the soothing, rainy day type of song, so if you’re looking for anything incredibly calm I definitely recommend this one. The lyrics are sweet and the melody is simple instrumental serenity– a piano, guitar and some cello making up [...]
This is my first article in quite a while about the college process which has been ongoing since the beginning of senior year and arguably for some time before that. The end of January means most applications have been submitted and financial aid deadlines are soon to be met. I ended up applying to four [...]
Editors Note: With the popular overthrow of thirty-year President Hosni Mubarak and his government, Egypt has been in the news lately. Contributor Nina Foushee shares some of her previously recorded reflections on encountering Egyptian mores as an American abroad. During a six-week State Department Scholarship study in Egypt, I realized the extent to which I [...]
Twenty-six letters: Millions of combinations. Words: Short and long, simple and complex. When strung together, have the power to do anything: To express opinions, ideas, emotions, To compliment, to belittle, To persuade, to critique, to teach, to praise, to surrender To initiate conflict, to negotiate, to establish peace, to debate, To enlighten, to entertain, to [...]
For different takes on school spirit and pep assemblies, read Amelia Marsh’s “Smells like School Spirit” and Mozelle Weine’s “Indifferent Pep.” http://www.uhsperspective.org/2010/10/11/smells-like-school-spirit/ http://www.uhsperspective.org/2010/10/11/indifferent-pep/
It seems that I have a roasted-tomatoes-as-an-ingredient trend happening here. It is accidental, I assure you. This recipe comes from the magazine Gourmet, via a vegetarian recipes website. I made this recipe for the most recent Culinary Club meeting—which was themed Red, Pink, or Chocolate Foods in honor of Valentine’s Day—and it went over really [...]
Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Here are all the notes we received over the past week — they’re a mix of touching, funny, sweet, and beautiful.
Please click on the above picture to zoom in on the excited senior faces.
What to Watch: Something’s Gotta Give: With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I decided that you all needed a few romantic movies that not many people consider. This delight is certainly one of those. Jack Nicholson plays a bachelor, shocking I know, who has spent 50 odd years chasing down women in their 20s, and has [...]