London Breed permits reopening as SF theaters remain shuttered

London Breed permits reopening as SF theaters remain shuttered
November 19, 2020

In March, theaters across the country--including all AMC, Cinemark, and Regal Cinema locations--closed for what they expected to be a six to 12 week period. It has now been seven and a half months since...

Decline in San Francisco tourism hits small businesses hardest

November 13, 2020

The continual increase in visitors to San Francisco over the past 10 years has resulted in record-breaking growth in the city’s tourism. However, COVID-19 has brought the tourism industry down on its...

Urban Students Who Vape at a Higher Risk of COVID-19

Urban Students Who Vape at a Higher Risk of COVID-19
October 19, 2020

Teenagers and young adults are often thought to be less at risk of adverse reactions to COVID-19. However, the growing number of teenagers and young adults who vape has potentially put them at a higher...

Urban students lead the charge in the Stop AAPI Hate Youth Campaign

Urban students lead the charge in the Stop AAPI Hate Youth Campaign
October 19, 2020

Activism is “acting on empathy...giving voice to those that are marginalized, those that are often disenfranchised,” says Cassie Eng, co-leader of the Asian/Pacific Islander (API) affinity space at...

Performative activism: how white savior mentality is taking over the BLM Movement

October 19, 2020

Since George Floyd’s murder, Urban students’ social media platforms have transformed into spaces where people advocate for human rights, share what they feel passionate about, and encourage peer...

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