4 Urban Juniors Run Weekly 8.46 Miles in Response to Police Brutality

October 19, 2020

Following the murder of George Floyd, an innocent 46-year-old African American man accused of using a counterfeit twenty dollar bill, America was left in a state of outrage and indignation. Urban students...

“The Last Dance” shifts modern discussions of NBA greats

June 1, 2020

On April 19th, ESPN premiered The Last Dance, a ten-part documentary that has offered basketball fans worldwide consolation for the NBA’s suspended season. The documentary covers the 1997-98 NBA season...

Voices of benchwarmers at Urban

January 20, 2020

Benchwarmer. It feels almost like a forbidden word. No one wants to admit that they are one. Benchwarmers practice every day, dress up on game days, and promote their games. Since the Winter season has...

MLB playoffs reveal a new generation of baseball

MLB playoffs reveal a new generation of baseball
December 4, 2019

After a regular season spanning 162 games, the Major League Baseball (MLB) postseason began on October 1st, 2019 with the Washington Nationals and Milwaukee Brewers playing in the National League Wild...

California’s game-changing law allows payment of college athletes

Illustration credit: Loki Olin
October 29, 2019

On Monday, Sep. 30, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB-206, a bill that will allow athletes at California colleges to profit off the commercial use of their names, images, and likenesses. Newsom...

Urban boys lacrosse players reflect on team’s tumultuous past

Urban boys lacrosse players gather for a photo after a game. Photo credit: Tikloh Bruno-Basaing.
June 4, 2019

The Urban boys lacrosse team trudged off the playing field and toward the sideline. They had just been defeated in a May 8 North Coast Section game against Piedmont High School, bringing the 2018 season...

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