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Illustration Credit: Ella Chen.

‘Say gay’: students speak out on anti-LGBTQ+ legislation

Ella Chen, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

Over recent months, countless bills across the United States have been enacted that discriminate against the LGBTQ+ community. From Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act, deemed the “Don’t Say...

How “Encanto” empowers: the importance of representation in media

Dawson Hoe, Staff Writer, Designer March 3, 2022

On Rotten Tomatoes, “Encanto” has a 91% rating on the tomatometer, 195 reviews, a 93% audience score, and over 2500 verified ratings. Encanto’s hit song “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” has...

An Urban student looks at the Find My Friends app. Photo credit: Phoebe Grandi.

Trust me or track me: how cell phone tracking affects child-parent dynamics

Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor May 31, 2019

A few years ago, cell phones were the newest frontier for teenage independence. With the increasing popularity of apps like Find My Friends, however, parents have turned teens’ cell phones into location...

San Franciscos Dolores Park, a beloved landmark to many Urban School students, is completing a $13.2 million renovation that began last June and is aimed at enhancing children play areas.

San Francisco’s Dolores Park undergoes renovation

Ella McLeod, Staff Writer November 17, 2011

A beloved San Francisco park is in the last stage of a major renovation aimed at making it cleaner and safer for the city’s children and families. On Oct. 27, the Dolores Park Community Outreach Project...

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