La Cocina strives for representation in the food industry

La Cocina strives for representation in the food industry

Katherine Weltzien, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017

White workers hold 81 percent of United States restaurant management positions, and “a disproportionate amount of these male,” according to a survey of 133 fine dining restaurants by the Restaurant Opportunities Center United. La Cocina hopes to change that. Located in San Francisco’s Mission Di...

Urban students engage in activism through art

Urban students engage in activism through art

Katherine Weltzien, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

 From lunchtime forums to class discussions, there are plenty of platforms for students to engage in political discourse at the Urban School of San Francisco. However, the public, vocal nature of Urban’s political atmosphere raises the question: How do students who do not feel comfortable speakin...

Celebrating Valentine’s Day at Urban and beyond

Valentine's Day pillow fight in Justin Herman Plaza.

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

Feb. 14 can be a confusing time. It can be a dreaded day for some, but for others, it’s business as usual. Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, which means that most Urban students won’t be slipping cards or candy into each other’s boxes on Feb. 14. But it seems like that’s a tradition...

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