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Inside teacher offices

Inside teacher offices

Lena Bianchi, Design Editor

January 11, 2019

Have you ever wondered what the inside of a teacher’s office looks like? Do their offices match their personalities? Watch this video highlighting a few stories behind Urban teacher offices.

Month of Understanding, 2019

Sally Cobb, Staff Writer

January 2, 2019

MOU 2019 Week Six Sally Cobb, staff writer On Thursday 17, 2019, members of the Students of Color affinity space (SOC) and Green Team held a forum about environmental racism. There is often little discussion surrounding this topic, which is why this forum was so important. Environmental racism r...

Passage of Prop C may not be enough to solve SF homelessness crisis

Passage of Prop C may not be enough to solve SF homelessness crisis

Loki Olin, Features Editor

December 20, 2018

San Francisco’s wealthiest citizens represent the peak of American prosperity. In fact, becoming a member of San Francisco’s top one percent requires a higher annual income than any other city in the United States. An attractive destination for business owners and entrepreneurs alike, San Franci...

Kian Kafaie ‘19 reflects on summer Arctic adventure

Kian Kafaie ‘19 reflects on summer Arctic adventure

Kyra Nagle, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

While many students attended summer camps or held summer jobs, Urban student Kian Kafaie ‘19 was part of a summer program called Students on Ice (SOI). The 2018 program focused on ocean literacy, sustainable development goals, climate change adaptation, and truth and reconciliation “with the...

New database streamlines efforts to aid San Francisco’s homeless

New database streamlines efforts to aid San Francisco’s homeless

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018

Homelessness is one of the most pressing issues San Francisco has faced in the last few decades and this year could be pivotal in addressing it. Although there are numerous organizations working to combat homelessness, the homeless population of San Francisco only decreased by 0.5% between 2015 and 2...

Urban ramps up security for new school year

Urban ramps up security for new school year

Loki Olin, Features Editor

October 26, 2018

In recent weeks, numerous adjustments to Urban’s security have been made to address previous flaws that exposed the school to both external and internal threats. The doors to the Page Street entrance are now locked throughout the school day and are monitored by a security guard sporting a gleaming badge...

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