Future for Muni Looks Bleak Post-COVID

Cooper Makhijani, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

Urban students rely heavily on Muni and other public transportation to get to and from school, but coronavirus-caused Muni closures and budget problems have many worried the transportation agency may never fully recover. Muni is San Francisco’s municipal transportation agency. Muni runs buses,...

Democrats and Republicans clash over mail-in ballots amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Zadie Winthrop, Managing Editor

June 10, 2020

On the first Tuesday of November in 2008, 2012, and 2016, I was late to school. This morning is reserved for a family trip to the polls, and my parents’ every-election-year speech about the value of democracy. To my family, and many other Americans, voting is a privilege and right which we hold d...

Seniors consider gap years amidst coronavirus pandemic

Eli Gordon, Editor-in-Chief, Print

May 22, 2020

For current seniors at Urban, the year 2020 was meant to be a relatively scripted experience: celebrate in the spring, graduate in June, and move away to college in August or September. But just as the coronavirus pandemic has done away with traditional end-of-high-school rituals, it has introduced uncertainty...

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