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Unlocking Locker Culture at Urban

Unlocking Locker Culture at Urban

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019


Filed under Features

If you walk down the hallway at the Urban School, you’ll see rows of dark blue lockers just like any other high school, but one thing might stand out: there are almost no locks.   At Freshman Orientation, each student is given a locker number, code, and combination lock. These locks, however, oft...

Boys soccer kicks off first winter season

Boys soccer kicks off first winter season

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

In December, the boys soccer teams will kick off their seasons in the winter rather than the fall for the first time. Many schools, including Lick-Wilmerding High School, University High School, and Marin Academy, have already made this move to the winter, leaving Urban to compete in a fall league wit...

How The Urban School and California manage vaccination exemptions

How The Urban School and California manage vaccination exemptions

Sophia Vahanvaty and Katherine Weltzien

June 7, 2018


Filed under Features

California continues to be at the forefront of the national debate on vaccines, as those who argue for individual rights have repeatedly come to a head with those who advocate for individuals’ communal responsibilities. In 2015, the California legislature decided to take a decisive stance on the i...

“Love Panel” contributes to diversification of love at Urban

Loki Olin

February 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Behind the candy grams and raffles of Love Week lies a serious question which Peer Resource has brought to the forefront of students’ minds through their organization of the Love Panel: What does it mean to love? At lunch on Tuesday, nine Urban teachers shared personal advice and experiences of love ...

Students and teachers react to new Being at Urban classes

Students and teachers react to new Being at Urban classes

Eli Gordon, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Sitting up on pillows and lying down on blankets, Urban School students focus on their breath while directing positive thoughts at people they love in a practice called “heartfulness.” This is a Being at Urban class, which Urban School sophomores and juniors are now required to take for one trimes...

The Urban Legend Crossword returns: Whose House?

The Urban Legend Crossword returns: Whose House?

Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief of Visuals

November 15, 2017


Filed under Games

Clues Answers   Are you sure you want to look at the answers?   Are you 100% certain?   You gotta be sure before you look at them, so are you?   Last chance, all spoilers are on you now.   ...

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