Urban community scores below standard on common knowledge quiz

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative March 28, 2021

Urban is a school that prides itself on “academic excellence” through “rigorous engagement, comprehensive assessment and thoughtful self-evaluation,” according to Urban’s Mission and Core Values...

Information provided by 2020 College Board Report and 2018 ACT Profile Report. Infographic credit: Mira Chandriani.

Opinion: the SAT and ACT have overstayed their welcome

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative November 19, 2020

A rising number of colleges have begun phasing SAT and ACT scores out of their admissions decisions, in a move that is long overdue. Not only are these standardized tests extremely time-consuming to study...

SF high schools alter schedules and curriculums due to COVID-19

SF high schools alter schedules and curriculums due to COVID-19

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative October 19, 2020

Instead of returning to the classroom for a new school year this fall, students across the Bay Area have found themselves learning from their homes. This new reality of Virtual School brings an added twist...

Summer plans during COVID-19

Mira Chandriani, Staff Writer June 21, 2020

With COVID-19 wreaking havoc across the globe, shelter-in-place rules have been implemented in order to contain the outbreak. Despite restrictions being reduced, many people’s summer plans have drastically...

Quarantine Crossword Answers

Mira Chandriani, Staff Writer June 11, 2020

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