The Urban Legend

Behind Urban’s unique stonecarving class

Behind Urban’s unique stonecarving class

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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If you find yourself in the garden at 11am on a Monday morning, you’ll hear the rhythmic tapping of chisels on stone and the intermittent chirping of birds. You’ll see 14 sophomores, juniors, and seniors standing in a line focused and dedicated to carving away at their individual stones. ...

Jennifer Starkweather’s artist residency comes to an end

Jennifer Starkweather’s artist residency comes to an end

Zoe Lusk, Caboose Editor

November 2, 2018


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  Throughout the past year, Urban art teacher Jennifer Starkweather and her frequent collaborator Amanda Hughen have not only been working their day jobs, but they have also been engaged in a special environment-focused artist residency at Recology. Recology is the private company th...

A Halloween to Remember

A Halloween to Remember

Wes Peters, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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On Oct. 31, 2018, Urban students and teachers participated in the Halloween assembly, showing off their elaborate and extraordinary costumes. The winner of the solo costume competition was Belle Davis with her incredible homemade dragon costume. The winners of the group costume competition wer...

New generation leads crusade for Bay Area climate activism

New generation leads crusade for Bay Area climate activism

Ellie Lerner, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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On Sept. 8, San Francisco became the epicenter of climate change activism, playing host to a new generation of Bay Area climate activists with a climate march and the Global Climate Action Summit, hosted by Governor Jerry Brown. More than 30,000 came to view the climate murals and march outside San Fran...

Crazy Rich Asians: A small step towards Asian representation in Hollywood

Crazy Rich Asians: A small step towards Asian representation in Hollywood

Tikloh Bruno Basaing, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018


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This August, “Crazy Rich Asians” was released with unprecedented success in theaters around the world. “Crazy Rich Asians” has climbed to the number 10 spot in box offices, making more than $150 million its first month in theaters, according to Box Office Mojo.  The film featured a completely A...

Dear Yeti

October 25, 2018


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This page will have an ongoing record of Dear Yeti posts this year. Dear Yeti, I feel like all my friends are hooking up with people and I'm just not. I know there's like "no pressure" but how do I know if the other person wants to or if I'm making it weird? Signed, Ligma   Dea...

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