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Urban diets

Lily Daniel, Staff Writer
June 3, 2017 • 178 views
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As kale chips have gone from a crunchy hipster trend to a San Francisco corner store staple, it seems as if healthy and clean dietary choices are taking over the world. While approximately 3.2 percent of Americans eat a vegetarian diet, according to a study by Harris Insights and Analytics, a market researc...

Obamacare: the bill that changed everything

Obamacare: the bill that changed everything

Kian Nassre, staff writer
June 3, 2017 • 233 views
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On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. However, in spite of the law’s fame (or infamy depending on your political views,) many do not even know what Obamacare does. Considering the Republican bill in Congress that seeks to repeal and...

Greenaction addresses environmental issues in residential development of Bay Area

August Ackley, Staff Writer
June 2, 2017 • 264 views
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  On April 23, 2017, representatives from Greenaction, an environmental justice organization, came and spoke to the students of the Urban School of San Francisco students during an All-School Meeting. Brian Butler, Greenaction Community Organizer & Policy Advocate, along with Lisseth Ramos and Ca...

La Cocina strives for representation in the food industry

La Cocina strives for representation in the food industry

Katherine Weltzien, Staff Writer
May 30, 2017 • 175 views
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White workers hold 81 percent of United States restaurant management positions, and “a disproportionate amount of these male,” according to a survey of 133 fine dining restaurants by the Restaurant Opportunities Center United. La Cocina hopes to change that. Located in San Francisco’s Mission Di...

Seniors take classes to explore what’s next

Alyssa Romo, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017 • 141 views
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In the spring term of each school year , the Urban School offers exclusively senior courses that explore topics not included in the Urban curriculum called Senior Spring classes: One Acts, Cal Studies, Research and Action Project, and Art as a Daily Practice. Among these, RAP and Art as a Daily Practice...

Urban School students take on a diverse array of summer jobs

Urban School students take on a diverse array of summer jobs

Sophia Vahanvaty, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017 • 316 views
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At 1:30 pm on June 8th, 2017, Urban students will disperse from the school and embark on a variety of summer adventures. Some students will go on graduation trips that take them around the world, some will attend academic programs, some will take advantage of the extra hours of sleep summer affords ...

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