Who really is Urban’s rival?

Urban students cheer on their fellow Blues at a basketball game against Lick-Wilmerding. Photo credit: Kathryn Doorey
May 28, 2019

Rivalries are a core part of sports, from El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid to the Bruce Mahoney match between San Francisco high schools Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory and Saint Ignatius...

After the 2019 Oscars, a look back on red-carpet fashion

Joy Villa 2017
March 15, 2019

From swan dresses to stunning custom-made gowns, the Oscars invite the fashion statements of the year. As Feb. 24 approached, actors and directors from around the world decide what to wear. What many...

Congressional communications director discusses room for bipartisanship in the House of Representatives

Digitally modified photograph of members of the freshman class of Congress pose for a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.
February 27, 2019

After eight years in the minority, Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2018, flipping 39 seats. They now control 235 out of the 435 total voting seats. Calling the...

Midterm Madness V: What’s Next?

Midterm Madness V: What's Next?
December 20, 2018

What 2018 tells us about the Democrats’ 2020 strategy The conversation about the Democrats’ strategy to take on Trump in 2020 is centered on two types of swing states: the rust belt and the sun...

Midterm Madness Part IV: What Happened

Midterm Madness Part IV: What Happened
December 20, 2018

Democrats took the House and Republicans held the Senate, but so much more happened on Nov. 6. When the blue wave crashed down, the fundamental balance of power in dozens of states was shifted in ways...

San Francisco votes to tax the rich to benefit the poor with Prop C

Supporters of Prop C near the Urban School. By Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor.
November 27, 2018

On Nov. 6, 2018 San Francisco voters passed Proposition C to tax the city’s wealthiest businesses in an effort to increase funding for homelessness prevention. The proposition is projected to raise $300...

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2018