An annoying sophomore’s take on his “favorite” Urban classes

Kian Nassre, staff writer

May 18, 2017

Computer Science 1 & 2 My name for it: there are 10 types of people in this world, people who get binary and people who don’t. Computer Science is rather hard to explain, so I will define some of the terms that you may run into. Recursion: If someone says “you’re dumb,” then takes it...

Next generation of science class

Infographic of remembrance of Science 1 concepts at Urban, made by Kian Nassre.

Kian Nassre, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

  The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS,) created in 2013 by 26 states, represents the consensus on scientific education of world-class scientists, the National Research Council, the National Science Teachers Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The framework o...

Health, biology, and literature offer teachable moments on weed

Sabrina Werby, Staff Writer

November 2, 2010

California’s marijuana debate is smoking hot. But while politicians, law enforcement, and voters struggle to decide the future of marijuana, students at Urban address the same issues in their classrooms. Urban’s health curriculum covers marijuana basics. “There is a lot of misinformation about...

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