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Election cycle exposes political cynicism at Urban School of San Francisco

Election cycle exposes political cynicism at Urban School of San Francisco

Kian Nassre, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

  “I'm so infuriated and disgusted at all the politicians who are not in it for the community they swore an oath to but for their greedy selves,” tweeted by Miss Peregrine @Dafifthsistah on Feb. 8th, 2016. This is one of many tweets from this election cycle exhibiting political cynicism: the bel...

Urban School of San Francisco students look inward and outward in an attempt to process Trump’s victory

Urban School of San Francisco students look inward and outward in an attempt to process Trump’s victory

Ian Shapiro, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

November 9, 2016

"There is significant fear that a man who has been accused of sexual assault by a dozen women and a man who is seen by many students as xenophobic, islamophobic, racist and misogynistic is now our president-elect” -Dan Matz

Emotions Play Vital & Underrated Role in Classroom

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

The first attack occurred on July 30, 2015 during the gay pride parade in Jerusalem. Six people were stabbed and one — a sixteen year-old Israeli girl named Shira Banki — died from her wounds. Less than a night later in West Bank, two Israeli settlers burned the home of a Palestinian family to the ...

India: How our lens shapes our experience

Zoe Meneghetti, Opinions Editor

March 23, 2016

As I flew across the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Bangalore, my head was filled with the images of India I had internalized during my History of South Asia class. These visions included destitute children in the streets, an open discord between Hindus and Muslims, and young people whose choices ...

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