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How do students feel in light of Atatiana Jefferson and Botham Jean’s murders?

How do students feel in light of Atatiana Jefferson and Botham Jean’s murders?

Zadie Winthrop, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

Atatiana Jefferson was murdered on October 12th, 2019. Botham Jean was murdered on September 6th, 2018. Atatiana Jefferson and Botham Jean. If you still don’t know their names, learn them. Then say them 20 more times. On October 23, 2019, Urban held a forum in memory of Botham Jean and Atatiana Jefferson....

Do Urban students know what’s in the handbook?

Do Urban students know what’s in the handbook?

November 27, 2019

“What handbook?” said Alex Uchimura ‘20 when asked if he had ever read Urban’s Student/Family Handbook. “Isn’t the handbook a Google Doc, not an actual book?” said Dustin Bobila ‘20, another Urban senior. Bobila’s question is reasonable. The Student/Parent Handbook is a PDF, and to...

Urban recognizes M&Ms on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Urban recognizes M&Ms on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Sophia Gibson, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

On October 14, 2019, The Urban School of San Francisco gathered together in an all-school meeting and celebrated National M&M Day. Even though the state of California recognized that day as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the holiday was not mentioned, other than a dedicated minute of silence at the end...

Lowell student advocates for a lower voting age

Lowell student advocates for a lower voting age

Callum Yeaman, Staff Writer

November 24, 2019

Ella Yitzhaki, a 17-year-old senior at Lowell High School, is not your average student. Since the 2012 presidential race, when she was only ten years old, politics have been Yitzhaki’s voice. Yitzhaki has met with prominent legislators including congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, whom she regards as her inspiration,...

Behind the Scenes: ‘Matilda”s Process

Behind the Scenes: ‘Matilda”s Process

Maya Cambell, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

This year members of Advanced Theater have plunged into action as they prepared to perform Urban’s Fall Production, “Matilda”. While the audience is presented with a final product, much goes unknown and unrecognized during the preparation of a production like this one. As student-led One Acts...

California’s game-changing law allows payment of college athletes

California’s game-changing law allows payment of college athletes

Loki Olin, Editor-in-Chief, Print

October 29, 2019

On Monday, Sep. 30, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB-206, a bill that will allow athletes at California colleges to profit off the commercial use of their names, images, and likenesses. Newsom signed the bill on television as a guest on “The Shop: Uninterrupted,” an HBO series produced by N...

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