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Election cycle exposes political cynicism at Urban School of San Francisco

Election cycle exposes political cynicism at Urban School of San Francisco

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...

Best of 2016

Olivia Meehan

January 17, 2017

In retrospect of a good year, I asked Urban students what they thought the album, song, movie, TV show, shoe and celebrity of 2016 was. From songs such as “Keep The Family Close,” to shoes such as the Adidas Yeezy Boosts, Urban students have an upbeat and innovative taste. Tommy Civic Alb...

Urban School of San Francisco students look inward and outward in an attempt to process Trump’s victory

Urban School of San Francisco students look inward and outward in an attempt to process Trump’s victory

Ian Shapiro, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

November 9, 2016

"There is significant fear that a man who has been accused of sexual assault by a dozen women and a man who is seen by many students as xenophobic, islamophobic, racist and misogynistic is now our president-elect” -Dan Matz

Reflecting on Rio olympics 2016

Katie Jonckheer, Arts and Culture Editor

November 2, 2016

   The summer Olympics take the media by storm for two hectic weeks every four years. Although the excitement has died down on American televisions, the host city continues to  confront the impacts of the events. For Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the games brought pride and creativity, but also violence, ...

Why I’m with her

Skylar Baker, Guest Writer

October 25, 2016

"Since her first presidential campaign in 2008, I've viewed Clinton as someone who exemplifies the very things my family has raised me to value: female empowerment, generosity, open-mindedness, and moderation."

Why I support Donald Trump

Latté Hutchinson, Guest Writer

October 25, 2016

"Though agreeing with some of Trump’s tactics is rare at Urban, I think it is important to stand up for what I believe in despite the social consequences"

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