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

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

Maya Campbell, Arts and Culture Editor

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 Urban. On June 15th, 2020, 90 interns and 12 coordinators logged on to a Zoom call and awaited instructions...

Summer anti-racist groups: what they did and how to get involved

Clementine Daniel, Editor in chief, Print

October 19, 2020

On June 9th, 2020, just days before the end of spring term, faculty members Samantha Littlejohn, Ben Slater, and Courtney Rein sent an email to the student body “on behalf of all who want to help our community work against racism and anti-Black violence.” Their goal was to bring together faculty and students to continu...

Summer Horoscopes

Zodiac public art. Photo credit: Uplash Royalty-Free Images.

Tallula Ricciardi, Arts and Culture Editor

May 20, 2019

Aries (March 21 - April 19) This summer, your competitive nature will get the best of you — be prepared for your pride to drown in that clear blue sea as you become so obsessed with winning that you fail at what is truly important in your life. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Your friends will notice you become more...

Kian Kafaie ‘19 reflects on summer Arctic adventure

Illustration of an iceburg, by Lena Bianchi, Design Editor

Kyra Nagle, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

While many students attended summer camps or held summer jobs, Urban student Kian Kafaie ‘19 was part of a summer program called Students on Ice (SOI). The 2018 program focused on ocean literacy, sustainable development goals, climate change adaptation, and truth and reconciliation “with the...

Summer ’17: the Urban way

Image credit to Avalon Edwards ‘20

Tallula Ricciardi and Zoe Lusk

October 24, 2017

It’s a chilly San Francisco morning in the dead of summer. One Urban student is hard at work in a white lab coat, while another is slumped on his couch in his ravioli-stained pajamas. For some, relaxation was their primary concern. Others used last summer to pursue academic and personal passions. Rile...

Best Bay Area Views

Map of San Francisco

Alyssa Romo, staff writer

June 3, 2017

   With the school year coming to a close, Urban students will soon find their afternoons free of homework, studying and other school-related obligations. With the promise of more free time, the Yeti wants to share some of the Bay Area’s best landscapes in hopes to inspire readers to spend more t...

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