Expectations and equity: Urban’s Eurotrip culture

Various European landmarks in France and Italy. Illustration Credit: Loki Olin

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer

June 1, 2019

Eurotrips have been an unspoken cornerstone of the post-graduation experience for countless past Urban students. Many see it as a time for them to experience the world and spend time with their high school friends one last time before venturing out into the world, but there are certainly some equity...

A summer in Jordan

Sophia Vahanvaty

November 2, 2016

India: How our lens shapes our experience

Zoe Meneghetti, Opinions Editor

March 23, 2016

As I flew across the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Bangalore, my head was filled with the images of India I had internalized during my History of South Asia class. These visions included destitute children in the streets, an open discord between Hindus and Muslims, and young people whose choices ...

Annual junior trip to Joshua Tree coming to an end

Annual junior trip to Joshua Tree coming to an end

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014

Sunburns, rocks, and tradition: These defining parts of Joshua Tree may be left in the desert dust as Urban explores other options for the annual junior class trip. When Urban was smaller, all students went on a trip in October, with a different location each year. In 1983, Point Reyes was identi...

San Francisco contemplating possible renaming of airport for gay icon Harvey Milk

Ariel view of SFO at night.

Aideen Murphy, Staff Writer

April 10, 2013

It was the first city to ban plastic shopping bags. It was the first city to be on track to produce zero waste. Now San Francisco is considering another first: Renaming San Francisco International Airport after Harvey Milk, the famed local gay rights leader who was assassinated in 1978. The official...

Urban student reflects on experiences with India

Clara Hendrickson, Guest Writer

February 22, 2012

How is it that I first fell in love? Well, it’s funny you ask, because I wasn’t looking for anything serious at the time. She was attractive, full of color and gorgeous people. She had great taste in music and produced some stunning and hilarious pieces of cinema. But it wasn’t until I started...

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