March 30, 2021

The shootings near Atlanta, Georgia which took place on March 16, 2021, and claimed eight lives, were a harsh reminder of the rise in anti-Asian...

March 28, 2021

  This story is split into 2 parts, The Renaming gives concrete details about the bay area schools being renamed and the criteria. The Students...

March 28, 2021

In the predominantly democratic Bay Area, the official Presidential Inauguration of Joe Biden on Jan. 20, 2021 came as a sigh of relief. According...

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An honor beyond the words on the page: featuring AJ Jolish, one of Urban’s newest published authors

March 30, 2021

The shootings near Atlanta, Georgia which took place on March 16, 2021, and claimed eight lives, were a harsh reminder of the rise in anti-Asian...

March 28, 2021

    Before March 6, 2020, our daily lives were broken up into two sections: school life and home life. Whether you thought quarantine...

March 28, 2021

"The names of interviewees in this article have been changed to ensure anonymity. Any correlation between the names and existing students is purely coincidental." Utah...

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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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March 28, 2021

Caroline Wu '22: “This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear...That is how civilizations heal.” This condensed quote by Toni Morrison inspired me to design posters for MOU 2021. My goal of these posters was to find...

January 20, 2021

In a year like no other, full of uncertainty and hardship, music can be a reliable source of joy, comfort and escape. Many people have turned to music to get them through 2020. As the calendar turned to December, you may have found social media timelines and feeds clogged with screenshots of people’s Spotify Wrapped or Apple...

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,...

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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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