January 20, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden has long-held the promise that he will choose a Cabinet that “looks like America.” With this pledge in mind, Biden is building...

Riots at the Capitol mark the end of the Trump era

January 7, 2021

For the President of the United States, several right-wing politicians and the President’s supporters, January 6, 2021 has long been a crucial day since...

December 14, 2020

As the January 5th Georgia runoff election approaches, many people are looking for ways to get involved in making sure the senate seats are filled ethically...

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January 20, 2021

For more than 40 years, the share of consumer spending on experiences and events has increased by 70%. Millennials have been at the forefront of preferencing...

January 20, 2021

As we enter the tenth month of COVID-19 precautions, school closures and on-and-off stay-at-home orders it is evident that this period has taken a toll...

January 20, 2021

The ongoing pandemic, which hit the United States this march, has transformed how Urban students socialize with one another. Teenagers must now balance...

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January 20, 2020

Benchwarmer. It feels almost like a forbidden word. No one wants to admit that they are one. Benchwarmers practice every day, dress up on game days, and promote their games. Since the Winter season has started up at Urban, lots of people are talking...

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The best film and television of 2020

January 20, 2021

Television: I May Destroy You - Created, written, co-directed by and starring Michaela Coel, the semi-autobiographical “I May Destroy You” follows Coel’s character, Arabella, and her journey to rebuild her life after being drugged and raped. She is a writer in the process of starting the follow-up to her successful debut,...

December 4, 2020

To attend this event click HERE The cast of the Roads to Liberation: A Feminist Cabaret Natalia A                    Ella J Molly B                       Philo J Morgan B                   Bluma L Lilia C                         Kikani L Audrey D             ...

Social media addiction, fake news and the Social Dilemma

November 19, 2020

“If you’re not paying for the product, then you are the product.” That’s what former Google design ethicist and co-founder of The Center for Humane Technology, Tristan Harris, said about social media applications. In addition to exploring this claim, Netflix’s latest documentary, “The Social Dilemma,” discusses...

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Opinion: not embracing progressive policies is political suicide for the Democratic Party

January 13, 2021

As Democrats across the country celebrated President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over Republican incumbent Donald Trump, many overlooked the substantial number of seats lost in the House of...

November 19, 2020

When I decided to spend the last six weeks of the 2020 fall term doing Virtual School in Germany, I expected to miss both the physical aspects of San Francisco as well as conversations with my...

Opinion: the SAT and ACT have overstayed their welcome

November 19, 2020

A rising number of colleges have begun phasing SAT and ACT scores out of their admissions decisions, in a move that is long overdue. Not only are these standardized tests extremely time-consuming...

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Eco Thanksgiving Recipes

October 27, 2020

Name: Lucia Ferris Previous School: Creative Arts Charter Favorite Color: blue Go to book/movie/tv show: book - The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman The food you'll never get tired of: thai food What you...

October 25, 2020

Across 3. possibly contaminated surface 6. Alvin the _______ 7. unusually contagious individual 8. spooky night in October 12. traditional fall flavor 13. flatten the _______ 14. hybrid-learning student...

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