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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...

Letters to the Editor (Issue 2, 2019-20)

Loki Olin, Editor-in-Chief, Print

December 1, 2019

“The horoscopes were original, creative, and comical. I hope the entire Urban community can appreciate them.” — Melia Fillipow ‘20 Dear Melia, I also loved the horoscopes, and I am glad they appealed to the Urban community’s great sense of humor. — Loki “This is no joke, I actually...

PG&E cuts power in parts of the Bay Area

Photo Credit: Zoe Lusk

Mira Chandriani, Staff Writer

December 1, 2019

Recent dry and windy conditions in the Bay Area have led to PG&E cutting power to millions of people. Since mid-October, there have been multiple fires in the Bay Area, ranging from smaller fires that were quickly contained to the relatively large Kincade fire. “It was a little scary because [a]...

From Catholic school to Italian prison: former Sacred Heart student murders Italian police officer

Illustration credit: Loki Olin

Wes Peters, Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

In the early hours of July 26th, 2019, an Italian police officer was brutally stabbed and killed. He was investigating a drug deal and was undercover when the situation turned bad. There was a fight, and in the scuffle, the officer was killed. The person who committed the crime was a 19-year-old who...

Death of Justice Scalia raises question of who will take his place

Zoe Meneghetti, Opinions Editor

June 7, 2016

On March 16, 2016, President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland, the chief judge of the United States Court of appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, to serve as the replacement for late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. With the 2016 presidential election fast approaching, the Republ...

Urban school students turn to nontraditional news sources for political guidance

Jacob Winick, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014

Where do you get your news? MCNBC? Fox? Not if you’re an Urban student. Frustrated with the biased nature of major cable stations and network standards that focus on viewership rather than accuracy, Urban students are working hard to find news they can trust. “I know my news is biased,” said...

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