Election cycle exposes political cynicism at Urban School of San Francisco

Infographic of measuring politically cynical responses at Urban, made by Kian Nassre.

Kian Nassre, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

  “I'm so infuriated and disgusted at all the politicians who are not in it for the community they swore an oath to but for their greedy selves,” tweeted by Miss Peregrine @Dafifthsistah on Feb. 8th, 2016. This is one of many tweets from this election cycle exhibiting political cynicism: the bel...

Protest Is Patriotism

Jack Cogen, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Urban recognizes that democracy does not start and end in the voting booth. On November 9, 2016, 159 Urban students walked out of school to peacefully protest the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. I did not attend the protests because of a commitment at my Service Learning site,...

First presidential primaries spark conversation and shift support

Donald Trump, President elect of the United States

Marie Bergsund, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

In the final week of January, anticipation for the Iowa caucuses, sparked discussions about the top candidates. For the more liberal voters, there was considerable support for Senator and Democratic candidate, Bernie Sanders. Alex Taschetta (‘19),supporter of Bernie Sanders, said that he admired t...

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