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San Francisco awaits the opening of new Warriors stadium

San Francisco awaits the opening of new Warriors stadium

Wes Peters, Staff Writer

May 18, 2019

On September 15, 2015, the owners of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors announced plans to build their dream arena, which will be situated in San Francisco, across the bay from their current home in Oakland, CA. About a year-and-a-half later, Oakland-based NFL team the Raiders announced plans to move...

Urban School joins in annual March Madness craze

Tikloh Bruno-Basaing, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018

From March 13 to April 2, 68 men’s college basketball teams faced off to take home the title of the NCAA Division One March Madness tournament. The tournament is an annual event with games hosted in colleges across the country. Each team represents their school in single elimination games, playing...

The Urban School introduces PAs during the school day

Phoebe Grandi, Head of Photography

November 16, 2017

This Fall, U Periods were introduced to the Urban School weekly schedule as a way to relieve the stress of academic life through non-graded courses about subjects students are interested in, including physical activities. Students made U Period selections last spring. Physical Activity U Period...

The unknown talent of our teachers

The unknown talent of our teachers

Aidan Ryan, Sports Editor

August 22, 2017

The Urban School’s faculty is filled with athletic talent. There are several previous Division 1 athletes, who dedicated their college years to constant sport for their university. Below are a few of the D1 teacher athletes at Urban: a baseball player from UC Davis, a basketball player from Boise ...

The ballers of the Salkind Center Gym

Lola McAllister, staff writer

April 27, 2017

At around 11:20 a.m., the newly built Mark Salkind Center is a bustling place. People wait anxiously for their food from Flik, students hunch over their laptops to cram for their test next period, while some swish threes and break ankles all over the basketball court. This group of basketballers fl...

Urban freshmen playing varsity sports reveal their secrets to success

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

ALIZA MAYER How and when did you start playing tennis? “I started playing tennis when I was four years old, just taking lessons. In seventh grade I played for the United States Tennis Association, which was a competition for San Francisco tennis players and also sponsor the US Open.” ...

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