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Urban School’s faculty battle it out in March Madness bracket competition

Urban School’s faculty battle it out in March Madness bracket competition

Jason Cinti, Sports writer

April 11, 2010


Filed under Features, Sports

March was a mad time of year in the basketball world- especially for the Urban faculty who competed in a March Madness faculty bracket. This year, 21 faculty members “played for fun” in a competition without monetary bets, said Greg Angilly, Urban's athletic director. Each faculty member created...

Multitasking a common practice among Urban School students, teens, and our generation

Multitasking a common practice among Urban School students, teens, and our generation

Sarah Maccabee, staff writer

April 11, 2010


Filed under Features

It is a Thursday night. Caitlin Iglehart (’10) is sitting in her kitchen working studiously. In addition to trying to complete her math homework, she has “Tik Tok” by Ke$ha sounding from her laptop. “I usually only listen to music while I’m doing my math or Spanish homework, or when I’m checking...

Whole Foods: Urban School’s new neighbor

Hannah Gorman, staff writer

April 1, 2010


Filed under Features, News

The great clash is coming, Urban: Hippies against Yuppies, skateboards against minivans, homeless against homemakers. Four blocks west from Urban, at Haight and Stanyan, a Whole Foods supermarket is preparing to invade. But according to Ken Hines, Whole Foods Vice President of Development for Northern...

Brower Youth Awards set stage for youth environmentalism

December 10, 2009


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By Sara Brooks Our culture does not typically bestow responsibility upon teenagers. Yet teenagers all over the United States (as well as other parts of the world) have taken on the responsibility of trying to counter the dangerously fast-growing practice of environmental neglect. By taking initiative...

Is YouTube for You?

Is YouTube for You?

Jenna Waldman, staff writer

December 10, 2009


Filed under Features

You have a final in 20 minutes, you forgot your study guide at home, you haven’t had any lunch and your mother is on your back about studying for the SAT. But cheer up: Somewhere in the YouTube universe, someone is doing something so silly, ridiculous and embarrassing that it’s just about guaranteed...

Noah Schlager reflects on Urban School kayaking trip, the wilderness

Noah Schlager reflects on Urban School kayaking trip, the wilderness

December 10, 2009


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By Noah Schlager On level with the glassy surface, propelling oneself atop the watery element, a kayaker’s world is a primordial one of balance with the water. Unlike a powered boat, which fights the water to propel itself, a kayak works with the currents and motions. It allows one to share t...

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