Urban reacts to death of Apple’s Steve Jobs

David Bill, Urban's director of technology, writes on his Steve Jobs memorial wall on Oct. 6.

Hannah Sears and David Immerman, Staff Writers

October 6, 2011

Steve Jobs, co-founder and previous CEO of Apple, died Oct. 5 at age 56. “He is considered by many to be on par with DaVinci, Einstein, and Edison. There’s lots of folks that see (Jobs) as a genius and a true innovator,” said David Bill, director of technology at The Urban School. In response...

Stories of strength and support emerge from Japan after earthquake and tsunami disaster

Jessie King Fredel, Staff Writer

March 24, 2011

On March 11, Japan was hit by one of the greatest natural disasters in recent history: a combination of an earthquake and a tsunami (and now threats of nuclear explosions) that are comparable to 2005’s Hurricane Katrina. However, stories of heroism and bravery of the Japanese people have surfaced through...

Comparing the Pros and Cons of the iPad, Kindle and Dell Streak

Jessie King Fredel

January 20, 2011

Imagine the Urban library in the midst of exam week: Clusters of students huddled around desks, sipping warm coffee as they furiously try to cram as much information into their brains as possible. Others, done for the day, groan under the weight of their backpacks, which are laden down with heavy textbooks....

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