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Midterm Madness V: What’s Next?

Midterm Madness V: What’s Next?

Kian Nassre, Web Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive, Top Stories

What 2018 tells us about the Democrats’ 2020 strategy The conversation about the Democrats’ strategy to take on Trump in 2020 is centered on two types of swing states: the rust belt and the sun belt. Rust belt swing states (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa) are more tra...

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


Filed under News, Top Stories

"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

Urban’s elections class analyzes 2016 race

Urban’s elections class analyzes 2016 race

Catherine Silvestri, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Features

   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

First presidential primaries spark conversation and shift support

Marie Bergsund, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016


Filed under News

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...

Urban school expresses apathy towards Democratic primary

Colin Heath

October 14, 2015


Filed under News

With fewer candidates, the 2016 Democratic presidential primary is garnering much less attention than the Republican primary. Candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders currently receive the vast majority of media attention, and lead in the polls. Clinton is the product of a political dynasty, and has significant experience in American politics as a secr...

Feeling Lost in the Electoral Landsacpe? Here’s a Refresher

Cole Palmer, Staff Writer

June 10, 2015


Filed under News, Top Stories

The clear frontrunner in the Democratic primary is Hillary Clinton. Adopting fringe left politics such as gay marriage, cannabis decriminalisation, and gun control only when they become mainstream, Clinton is a member of the old guard but is willing to adapt; however on some issues such as militarism...

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