Sources: Politico, the Census Bureau, the Hood Incubator (a POC-focused cannabis business accellerator). Infographic by Kian Nassre, Web Editor.

Lack of diversity in the Bay Area cannabis business

Tallula Ricciardi, Arts & Culture Editor December 19, 2018

Since the legalization of recreational marijuana in January of 2018, the Bay Area community and economy have faced drastic changes in the cannabis industry. As more legal dispensaries open in San Francisco...

Supporters of Prop C near the Urban School. By Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor.

San Francisco votes to tax the rich to benefit the poor with Prop C

November 27, 2018

On Nov. 6, 2018 San Francisco voters passed Proposition C to tax the city’s wealthiest businesses in an effort to increase funding for homelessness prevention. The proposition is projected to raise $300...

How social class affects social life

Zella Lezak, Guest Writer June 6, 2018

Ever since I got to The Urban School of San Francisco, I have always been impressed with the way we deconstruct parts of our identities, such as gender, sexual orientation and race, in and out of the classroom....

Historic building classifications further SF housing crisis

Diego Lopez, EIC of Online May 10, 2018

San Francisco is in the midst of a housing crisis, and community organizations are making it worse. Rents are skyrocketing from already high highs to astronomic levels. Last month, the median price for...

Inside Investment Club

Emma Draisin, Editor-in-Chief, Newspaper February 6, 2018

Every Monday at lunch, a group of Urban students gather and discuss investment strategies to manage a fund valued at more than 100,000 dollars. Urban Investment Club, as the group is called, operates under-the-radar...

Deciding between saving money and riding ethically

Aiden Ryan, Staff Writer June 3, 2017

   Sexual harassment allegations. Trade secrets. A short-tempered CEO. All of these factors contribute to controversy surrounding Uber.   Uber is a transportation network founded in 2009 with employees...

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