COVID-19 in India: What happened and how to help from afar

Sophia Gibson, Features Editor June 1, 2021

On May 6, 2021, India reported more than 400,000 daily new cases of COVID-19, the largest single-day spike in the world. This case number stands in stark contrast to India’s peak of 90,000 daily new...

India: How our lens shapes our experience

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Zoe Meneghetti, Opinions Editor March 23, 2016

As I flew across the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Bangalore, my head was filled with the images of India I had internalized during my History of South Asia class. These visions included destitute...

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New Urban School academic initiative aims to create global citizens

Sabrina Werby and Cody Siler, Staff writers February 23, 2012

Urban’s curriculum committee is tackling the new frontier of global education as part of its Vision 2013 initiative. Over the next few years, students can expect to get Skype buddies, study global issues...

Urban student reflects on experiences with India

Clara Hendrickson, Guest Writer February 22, 2012

How is it that I first fell in love? Well, it’s funny you ask, because I wasn’t looking for anything serious at the time. She was attractive, full of color and gorgeous people. She had great taste...

Urban School students head to India — catch their blog

Urban School students head to India — catch their blog

David Immerman, Staff Writer December 14, 2011

A group of 15 Urban students, along with 11th and 12th grade Dean Dan Matz and Director of Outdoor Trips Sarah Fontaine, landed in Mumbai, India at approximately 2:50 a.m. Mumbai time (12 p.m. local time)...

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