Jennifer Starkweather's artist residency comes to an end

Jennifer Starkweather’s artist residency comes to an end

Zoe Lusk, Caboose Editor November 2, 2018

  Throughout the past year, Urban art teacher Jennifer Starkweather and her frequent collaborator Amanda Hughen have not only been working their day jobs, but they have also been engaged in...

Oil companies admit contribution to climate change

Loki Olin, Staff Writer May 28, 2018

In an effort to avoid doling out billions of dollars to the cities of San Francisco and Oakland, five multinational oil companies have been forced to confront the scientific implications of fossil-fuel...

Concern for national science funding in the face of the new administration

Blake Case, Staff Writer August 22, 2017

Scientific coalitions nationwide, including the Society for Freshwater Science, The American Geophysical Union, and the American Association of Geographers, are concerned that the Trump administration...

CLIMATE: Urban School responds to COP21 and climate change

Olivia Meehan, Staff Writer March 24, 2016

The November 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, France, was a major stepping-stone on the path to fighting climate change. Consented to by 195 nations, this voluntary agreement...

The California drought is so severe that many beautiful lakes like Shasta Lake are drying up.

Ending the drought one drip at a time

Ilana Brandstetter, Features Editor November 19, 2014

Despite the Urban community’s pride as environmentalists, few students have made significant changes in the midst of California’s worst drought in reported history. Diana Silvestri (’15), a member...

San Francisco, CA: The San Francisco skyline, taken from the top floor of the Marriott Marquis hotel on Mission Street in downtown San Francisco.

Whack weather: Drought on one coast, snowstorms on the other

Marie Bergsund and Jacob Winick March 3, 2014

It doesn’t take a meteorologist to know our weather is whack. Here in San Francisco, our summer is winter, and our hot days fall somewhere between fog-filled August and no-sun November. A little sunshine...

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