Lowell student advocates for a lower voting age

Ella Yitzhaki, a senior at Lowell High School, poses for a photo. Photo credit: Callum Yeaman.
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...

Walking Out for Change

Walking Out for Change
June 6, 2018

      It was 10 a.m. on a foggy Wednesday morning. At this time on a regular Wednesday, Urban students would be halfway done with their B period class, taking notes on Spanish...

La Cocina strives for representation in the food industry

La Cocina strives for representation in the food industry
May 30, 2017

White workers hold 81 percent of United States restaurant management positions, and “a disproportionate amount of these male,” according to a survey of 133 fine dining restaurants by the Restaurant...

Urban students engage in activism through art

Urban students engage in activism through art
April 25, 2017

 From lunchtime forums to class discussions, there are plenty of platforms for students to engage in political discourse at the Urban School of San Francisco. However, the public, vocal nature of Urban’s...

MultiCulti week spreads awareness of activism through art

December 1, 2015

The theme: “Activism through the arts.” The vibe: “Celebration and pride.” The overarching question: “What do you value?” This is what Shafia Zaloom, health teacher and MultiCulti faculty leader,...

Bring Back Our Girls’ “School Girl March” seeks to raise awareness about Nigerian kidnappings

Campaigners march in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, as a part of
May 22, 2014

Bring Back Our Girls, a social awareness campaign that started in California, is organizing a worldwide School Girl March today to raise awareness about the plight of 276 Nigerian girls abducted from their...

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