Urban community scores below standard on common knowledge quiz

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative March 28, 2021

Urban is a school that prides itself on “academic excellence” through “rigorous engagement, comprehensive assessment and thoughtful self-evaluation,” according to Urban’s Mission and Core Values...

In memoriam of Anthony So

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative March 28, 2021

From Courtney Rein: Anthony started every 2A class with a wild, inspiring, deep quote, usually from whatever he was reading (he was VORACIOUS and all-encompassing in his reading); they ranged from...

MOU Posters Spotlight

Caroline Wu and Anna Masto, Guest Writers March 28, 2021

Caroline Wu '22: “This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear...That is how civilizations heal.”...

Information provided by 2020 College Board Report and 2018 ACT Profile Report. Infographic credit: Mira Chandriani.

Opinion: the SAT and ACT have overstayed their welcome

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative November 19, 2020

A rising number of colleges have begun phasing SAT and ACT scores out of their admissions decisions, in a move that is long overdue. Not only are these standardized tests extremely time-consuming to study...

SF high schools alter schedules and curriculums due to COVID-19

SF high schools alter schedules and curriculums due to COVID-19

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative October 19, 2020

Instead of returning to the classroom for a new school year this fall, students across the Bay Area have found themselves learning from their homes. This new reality of Virtual School brings an added twist...

Photo Credit: Zoe Lusk

PG&E cuts power in parts of the Bay Area

Mira Chandriani, Staff Writer December 1, 2019

Recent dry and windy conditions in the Bay Area have led to PG&E cutting power to millions of people. Since mid-October, there have been multiple fires in the Bay Area, ranging from smaller fires that...

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