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Uma Raja

Uma Raja, Assistant Managing Editor

Communications senior Uma Raja, Assistant Managing Editor and third-year staffer, was born in Manhattan, New York City. She loves animals and enjoys traveling the world to see different aspects of nature and various cultures. Raja's passion has been writing ever since kindergarten, and she has been published several times. She received an Excellent in review writing at the National High School Journalism Convention, third place for news writing in the Palm Beach Post Journalism Awards two years in a row, a Scholastic Silver Key for journalism, and three Editor’s Choice awards for journalism pieces in the literary magazine Teen Ink. She spent her summer at the Washington Journalism and Media Conference, where she participated in writing workshops and received instruction from seasoned journalists. She looks forward to creating intriguing articles and putting in a full effort. Raja has worked with esteemed writers like James Patterson and National Geographic Editor-in-Chief Susan Goldberg, and she hopes that her writing will one day inspire others.

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In Defense of the Coyote

In Defense of the Coyote

December 13, 2016
Communications senior Zahariah Leggett organizes carnations for the “Seeds” Valentine’s Day flower delivery. “[Students] should buy [carnations] because they’re cheap gifts to buy for all of their friends on Valentine’s Day. It also supports the annual publication of ‘Seeds,’”  “Seeds” Editor-in-Chief and communications senior Taylor Spruce said.

Carnation Craze

February 16, 2016
Digital media and visual majors converse with college representatives and receive critiques on their artwork at Portfolio Review Day on Jan. 20.

Portfolio Review Day

January 20, 2016
Outstanding Oshogatsu

Outstanding Oshogatsu

January 12, 2016
The logo for YoungArts, a performing arts contest where students who advance are eligible to receive large scholarships.

YoungArts Finalists

November 20, 2015
The cover page of the

“Shrek” Cast Announced

September 30, 2015
An example of a student's work from the Summer Art Show on Sept. 2.

Summer Art Show

September 6, 2015
The

My Boyfriend Is a BIRD

August 12, 2015
Suskauer (pictured in white) takes bows with the cast of

Becca and the Beast

June 30, 2015
Strings sophomore Emily Winters studies her sheet music for her upcoming jury whenever she can.

Jury Flurry

May 29, 2015
Three injured owls huddle on top of the doorway at Busch Wildlife Sanctuary.

[Photo] Bird(wo)man

April 19, 2015
Jodi Benson (right) voiced the iconic Disney character Ariel in

Part of Our World

March 10, 2015
Theatre seniors stand in front of The Bean in Chicago.

Chicago Unified

February 20, 2015
In the

Uma vs. the World

November 8, 2014
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