Urban Students Who Vape at a Higher Risk of COVID-19

October 19, 2020

Teenagers and young adults are often thought to be less at risk of adverse reactions to COVID-19. However, the growing number of teenagers and young adults who vape has potentially put them at a higher...

San Francisco bans flavored tobacco in hopes of discouraging teen smokers

San Francisco bans flavored tobacco in hopes of discouraging teen smokers
October 25, 2018

With the approval of Proposition E, San Francisco leads the United States in a fight against Big Tobacco by halting flavored tobacco sales throughout the entire city. On June 5, 2018, San Francisco...

“Love Panel” contributes to diversification of love at Urban

February 28, 2018

Behind the candy grams and raffles of Love Week lies a serious question which Peer Resource has brought to the forefront of students’ minds through their organization of the Love Panel: What does it...

HIPE survey deconstructs stereotypes about substance use at Urban

February 6, 2018

Coming from a sheltered suburban middle school in the Peninsula where it seemed that nobody used substances, I knew nothing about The Urban School’s culture of partying and substance use. So, when seniors...

Urban students struggle to prioritize sleep

June 4, 2015

At 12 a.m., an Urban student gets into bed, sleeping just seven hours before the alarm rings, waking her for another long day of school and homework. Seven hours is not enough but it’s the most she can...

Uncovering the upcoming Urban One Acts

June 4, 2015

One Acts, a favorite Urban tradition, is just around the corner as Urban approaches the end of the spring term. One Acts are student-written and directed one-act plays that take place every spring and...

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