Illustration credit: Tulin Chang-Maltepe

Return to classroom prompts reflection amongst Urban teachers

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

Students have finally returned to the classroom, fewer and fewer extracurricular activities remain in the confines of Zoom, and both students and teachers feel the buzzing energy of a school environment....

All photos provided by Elana Yonah Rosen.

In memoriam and appreciation of Ezekiel Singer

Lola McAllister, Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2018

  From Matthew Casey: EZ loved unconventional thinking. In physics, he dismissed rote calculations as “garbage” or “utter junk.” And then, often with a smirk, he devised his own...

Infographic of remembrance of Science 1 concepts at Urban, made by Kian Nassre.

Next generation of science class

Kian Nassre, Staff Writer February 7, 2017

  The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS,) created in 2013 by 26 states, represents the consensus on scientific education of world-class scientists, the National Research Council, the National Science...

Sci-Fi or Sci-Fact? Urban science department discusses

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer December 8, 2014

By Lily Dodd The science department is passionate about many things. Among them: The San Francisco Giants, moths, Batman, science (of course), ski jumping, moths, time travel, sea otters, movies, and...

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