Urban Students Who Vape at a Higher Risk of COVID-19

Urban Students Who Vape at a Higher Risk of COVID-19

Simon Hereford, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

Teenagers and young adults are often thought to be less at risk of adverse reactions to COVID-19. However, the growing number of teenagers and young adults who vape has potentially put them at a higher risk of catching the coronavirus. The Stanford University School of Medicine surveyed 4,351 teenagers...

Trump and Biden: Face to Face on COVID-19 Policies

Sophia Gibson, Features Editor

October 19, 2020

Intro: Why does COVID-19 matter in the 2020 election? The COVID-19 pandemic has been the worst global health crisis in over a century. The U.S accounts for 23% of all COVID-19 cases and 21% of all deaths in the world while making up only 4% of the global population. In the upcoming election, it will...

Urban students lead the charge in the Stop AAPI Hate Youth Campaign

Maya Campbell, Arts and Culture Editor

October 19, 2020

Activism is “acting on empathy...giving voice to those that are marginalized, those that are often disenfranchised,” says Cassie Eng, co-leader of the Asian/Pacific Islander (API) affinity space at Urban. On June 15th, 2020, 90 interns and 12 coordinators logged on to a Zoom call and awaited instructions...

Urban’s community prepares for a hybrid future

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

As Urban continues to familiarize itself with the COVID-19 pandemic, the community is challenged with trying to maintain safe conditions while simultaneously providing the hands-on, collaborative education which Urban so values. In an all-school email sent on August 5th, Head of School Dan Miller,...

Summer anti-racist groups: what they did and how to get involved

Clementine Daniel, Editor in chief, Print

October 19, 2020

On June 9th, 2020, just days before the end of spring term, faculty members Samantha Littlejohn, Ben Slater, and Courtney Rein sent an email to the student body “on behalf of all who want to help our community work against racism and anti-Black violence.” Their goal was to bring together faculty and students to continu...

SF high schools alter schedules and curriculums due to COVID-19

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative

October 19, 2020

Instead of returning to the classroom for a new school year this fall, students across the Bay Area have found themselves learning from their homes. This new reality of Virtual School brings an added twist of altered schedules and curriculums, forcing schools throughout San Francisco to modify and redesign...

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