Students at the Urban School of San Francisco walk out

Students from the Urban School of San Francisco protest the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States in San Francisco's financial district

Emma Draisin, Staff Writer, Features Editor

November 9, 2016

  "At 12:45 p.m. today, 159 of our 417 Urban students organized a walk-out and march down Market Street to the Ferry Plaza to express how disturbed they were by the outcome of the presidential election. The school sent 7 faculty members along with the students to help ensure their safety. Whil...

Why I support Donald Trump

Latté Hutchinson, Guest Writer

October 25, 2016

"Though agreeing with some of Trump’s tactics is rare at Urban, I think it is important to stand up for what I believe in despite the social consequences"

Urban’s elections class analyzes 2016 race

Charisse Wu lectures during Elections and Civics Class, Oct. 5, 2016.

Catherine Silvestri, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016

   In the midst of one of America’s most strange and complex presidential elections, many Urban students have chosen to widen their political understanding in taking the “Elections 2016” course offered as a history elective. One of the few high schools in the Bay Area to offer the course, Urban has c...

First presidential primaries spark conversation and shift support

Donald Trump, President elect of the United States

Marie Bergsund, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

In the final week of January, anticipation for the Iowa caucuses, sparked discussions about the top candidates. For the more liberal voters, there was considerable support for Senator and Democratic candidate, Bernie Sanders. Alex Taschetta (‘19),supporter of Bernie Sanders, said that he admired t...

Rooms With a View

Rendering by Pfau Long Architecture

Zachary Ngin, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016

Urban’s North Campus, the so-called “Blueprint for the Future,” is opening next year. The 63,000-square-foot building will include seven classrooms, two student commons, a college counseling center, a “tournament-sized gymnasium,” and more. Wow. Given the blinding rate of change at 1563 Page ...

Students divided over 2016 Republican presidential candidates

Donald Trump, President elect of the United States

Zachary Ngin, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

When asked to choose the best Republican candidate for president, Urban’s largely liberal student body reacted with indecision, honest consideration, and at times, derision. Interviews and an informal survey reveal a lack of consensus, with choices ranging from establishment stalwarts to conservative insur...

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