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Fun things to do over winter break

Lola McAllister

December 26, 2017


Filed under Features

Want to stay indoors and enjoy the warmth of your home? Perhaps you could bake! Check out these fun holiday recipes: Kwanzaa Recipes Christmas Recipes Hanukkah Recipes Treat yourself to a Netflix (or hulu or other such platforms) binge day Devan Jeffrey ('18)recommends New Girl ...

Puerto Rico post Maria: “feed the islands, not the exports”

Puerto Rico post Maria: “feed the islands, not the exports”

Lily Daniel, Caboose Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features

In the wake of destruction caused by Hurricane Maria, sustainable farming organizations in Puerto Rico such as El Departamento de La Comida are attempting to encourage a shift away from the country’s dependence on imports towards sustainable food practices. Over a month since the hurricane first hit t...

Dear Yeti,

Ana Gorski, Editor of Arts and Culture

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Dear Yeti, Why is saying hi in the hallways to a boy such a hard thing to do? Signed, An introvert Dear introvert, The Urban School has a small student body with two campuses and many narrow, intimate hallways that are opportune for encountering this boy. Chances are, you run into him at lea...

California declares state of emergency due to hepatitis A outbreak

Katherine Weltzien, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features

On October 13, 2017, California Governor Edmund Gerald Brown declared a state of emergency due to the recent hepatitis A outbreak in Southern California in order to secure sufficient hepatitis A vaccines, according to a press release from the California Department of Public Health. To date, the outbreak...

Testing accommodations–not always so accommodating

Sophia Vahanvaty, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

As the Urban School students gear up for Week 12 testing, students with learning differences face the additional struggle of making sure their testing accommodations are in order. This process can be intense and draining and add additional stress to an already tense time. When asked to describe the ...

Students and teachers react to new Being at Urban classes

Students and teachers react to new Being at Urban classes

Eli Gordon, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Sitting up on pillows and lying down on blankets, Urban School students focus on their breath while directing positive thoughts at people they love in a practice called “heartfulness.” This is a Being at Urban class, which Urban School sophomores and juniors are now required to take for one trimes...

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