LGBT rights may depend on your zip code

Polygonal art of various states
February 6, 2018

Urban students are constantly encouraged to have difficult conversations and to practice listening and sharing to all perspectives. This month, students are invited to participate in Urban’s annual Month...

Trump is out, but The Urban School joins the Paris Agreement

Infographic of Carob Dioxide emissions per capita of the most polluting countries.
November 16, 2017

The Urban School will become the first high school in the United States to join the “We Are Still In” declaration. When Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris Agreement on June 1, 2017,...

Summer ’17: the Urban way

Image credit to Avalon Edwards ‘20
October 24, 2017

It’s a chilly San Francisco morning in the dead of summer. One Urban student is hard at work in a white lab coat, while another is slumped on his couch in his ravioli-stained pajamas. For some, relaxation...

Fake IDs

June 3, 2017

*The names of sources have been changed to protect their anonymity ** The release of this story was delayed by one year to protect anonymous sources   As he stepped into the gleaming, fluorescent...

What happens if you Google crazy state laws

Infographic showing some of the strange state laws in the US, made by Kian Nassre, Head of Infographics.
April 25, 2017

It all began when I heard something bizarre on an old episode of Bones: apparently premarital sex is illegal in Virginia. My first thought was no way. There is no way that in the 21st century, the state...

2016 Election Results

Infographic of 2016 Election Results, made by Kian Nassre.
February 2, 2017

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