Summer plans during COVID-19

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...

Short-lived legends: Urban students reflect on their fame

Short-lived legends: Urban students reflect on their fame
June 5, 2018

Originally coined by Andy Warhol, the phrase “15 minutes of fame” comes from something Warhol said in his exhibition in 1968: “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” However,...

Coaches offer insight into junior varsity sports

October 24, 2017

While Urban’s varsity games attract a lot of attention and sometimes have free food and transportation to and from, frosh-soph and junior varsity sports programs are, as frosh-soph girls’ volleyball...

Next generation of science class

Infographic of remembrance of Science 1 concepts at Urban, made by Kian Nassre.
February 7, 2017

  The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS,) created in 2013 by 26 states, represents the consensus on scientific education of world-class scientists, the National Research Council, the National Science...

Sci-Fi or Sci-Fact? Urban science department discusses

December 8, 2014

By Lily Dodd The science department is passionate about many things. Among them: The San Francisco Giants, moths, Batman, science (of course), ski jumping, moths, time travel, sea otters, movies, and...

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