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Maximizing Productivity; One Bite at a Time

Olivia Mitchel and Katie Jonckheer

June 4, 2016

Food and studying go hand in hand. But not just food in general— healthy food! Many recent studies have shown that both healthy eating and eating before working are crucial for a well functioning brain. According to CNN, a new study published in the journal Neurology supports “the long standing notion...

Students react to Urban’s logo change

Catherine Silvestri, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

With the North Campus Expansion underway and the 50th anniversary approaching, the Urban School of San Francisco released their new logo, a tri-colored letter U with the word "Urban" wrote simply beside it. The previous logo, as seen below, were just the words, "The Urban School of San Francisco." ...

New Food: An investigative report on SF Bay private school cafeteria Food

New Food: An investigative report on SF Bay private school cafeteria Food

Alex Hoskins, Online Editor

February 11, 2016

     I know a lot of conversation has come up in my community about what new food options could possibly be going into the new Urban School building on Oak Street opening the fall of 2016. Some wishful thinking is being thrown around if you're listening, as I have heard all different crazy sorts of id...

Is Urban Educating Us?

Is Urban Educating Us?

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic

February 4, 2016

Each day at Urban, my peers leave me in awe. They have diverse interests, take advanced classes, speak multiple languages, and hold the future in their palms. They dance so quickly to the rhythm of the school day that they often collide in the stairwell. They have the grace to immediately forgive and for...

20 Great Reads of 2015

20 Great Reads of 2015

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic

December 16, 2015

Here is a sampling of the best nonfiction articles of the year.       MEET THE AMERICAN VIGILANTES WHO ARE FIGHTING ISIS Jennifer Percy – The New York Times Magazine “Like Marlow on his way up the Congo, these men seemed to experience a disturbance in their Western consciousness. … These were ...

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