Quarantine Cooking

Orla Meehan, Caboose and Outreach Editor

May 22, 2020

With quarantine canceling our usual lives, we are all looking for new ways to fill our time, and get off the couch. Here is a food haul from members of the Urban community who have been experimenting with the art of cooking. Courtney Rein: Rein, the English Department Chair and an English Teacher...

Looking to the future: California’s plans to reopen after Coronavirus

Sydney Riemer, Editor-in-Chief, Online

May 18, 2020

It has been nearly sixteen weeks since the first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was diagnosed in the United States and more than two months since California’s stay-at-home order began on Tuesday, March 17th. Though not hit as hard as many other states, California was one of the first states...

Urban adopts new active shooter protocol

Infographic of deaths and injuries in school shootings in 2018, sorted by region. Source: Education Weekly.
By Kian Nassre, Web Editor

Wes Peters, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

In 2015, after a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport in 2013 where one Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer died, the TSA released a video detailing the most effective ways to survive a shooting in a business or school. In the video, the TSA coined the catchphrase: Run, hide, fig...

Have frequent mass shootings become an inevitable violence in the U.S.?

Catherine Silvestri, Editor-in-Chief, Magazine

February 13, 2018

On a Friday morning in December of 2012, I was home from school sick and sitting in my kitchen as I watched the news. At the age of 13, I was an avid CNN watcher, keeping up with every natural disaster and news story that hit. But, on this Monday, sitting in my pajamas, the story that hit was unimagin...

Haight Street shooting tests Urban School’s new lockdown procedures

Haight Street shooting tests Urban School's new lockdown procedures

Hannah Gorman and Megan Madden, Staff writers

February 9, 2011

An unidentified man was shot in the back Wednesday one block south of The Urban School, prompting a lockdown as well as a test of Urban's new emergency procedures. The shooting took place at at 1:20 p.m. at Fred’s New Lite Supermarket, located at 1416 Haight Street, on the corner of Haight and Masonic...

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