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‘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...

Reflecting on Month of Understanding

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online March 3, 2022

An array of forums, panels and interactive events prompted the Urban community to question both their immediate community and the world around them. From January 11 to February 3, a total of 13 events...

COVID-19 and gender at the NCAA Tournament

Lochlain Steere, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

In 2020, for the first time in NCAA history, both the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments were canceled due to the growing threat of COVID-19. Now a year later, the ongoing threat of the coronavirus...

Gender in the classroom

Zoe Sokatch, Staff Writer March 28, 2021

I’m sitting (virtually) with Nora Onek ‘23 on a Wednesday afternoon exactly two weeks after the Month of Understanding forum, Gender in the Classroom, hosted by Students for Women’s Equality and...

Quarantining brings back old gender norms

Sophia Gibson, Features Editor May 22, 2020

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, much of the world’s population has had to restructure their daily lives. In the Bay Area, the shelter in place order has forced adults to work remotely from home,...

Growth in gender affinity groups points to need for more talk on sexism, Urban School students say

Jacob Winick , Staff Writer November 14, 2013

With approximately 140 members combined, Students for Women’s Equality and Rights (SWEAR) and Young Men’s Group (YMG) are a strong presence at Urban this year. Students signed up to join the SWEAR...

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