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Fast Food: A Better Bang for Your Buck?

March 21, 2016

There is a very common misconception about fast food. This can help explain why many Americans are overweight or unhealthy, especially those with lower incomes. The fact that a fast food meal is cheaper than a healthy one is ...

Got Milk? …Or Not

Got Milk? …Or Not

March 21, 2016

Have We Gone Too Far?

February 18, 2016

You gave us the Paws system. We understand that you think that this will help students manage their schedule. However… Does this help us grow? Maybe we don’t need to be told when we have too much work. Mr. Kassissieh s...

Jewish Pride

December 17, 2015

Last year I went to an orthodox Jewish school. There were varying levels of observance, but all the kids and half the teachers were Jewish. We had a dual curriculum: mornings in Judaic studies, afternoons in secular subjects. The schoo...

No To New Start Times

December 17, 2015

Just a couple of weeks ago, Seattle Public Schools passed a measure saying that as of next year, school is going to start later. In response to this, it’s easy for us Pumas to say: “Why can’t we start later?” or “I wan...

Armenian Genocide

December 8, 2015

Dear U Prep Community, I am writing this letter in order to educate my classmates and their relatives, faculty, staff and community members on the terrible atrocities that occurred in 1915 in present-day Turkey. 100 years...

Saving Our Animals

December 8, 2015

I have always considered myself an advocate for animals. I have been aware of animal poaching for a while, but I didn’t know the extent it is affecting animal populations around the world. A couple years ago, I learned about...

Sleep Better, Learn Better, Do Better

December 1, 2015

I’m sure that plenty of students hate getting up in the morning and yawning throughout the day. Based on a report by the National Sleep Association, teens require at least eight to ten hours of sleep every night. They also s...

Commons Care Has Turned Into A Mess

December 1, 2015

I predict the new Commons Care policy is not going to work. In fact, it will be an epic fail. There has been a radical and unnecessary change to Commons Care. There is no longer a set class that will take care of cleaning up ...

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