Urban Student’s Motivation During Quarantine

Kyra Nagle, Arts and Culture Editor, Design Managing Editor

June 10, 2020

Several weeks into Virtual Urban, many students are struggling to find motivation during the school day, whether it is completing homework assignments or studying for tests. Students have expressed that their classes are boring without the commotion of people talking over one another or laughing at jokes...

Pro-lifers Storm Market Street

Emmy Hicks-Jablons, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

Over the past weekend, San Francisco was not itself. Children perched on the shoulders of their parents, soaking up a sea of abortion symbolism as tens of thousands of pro-life protestors flooded Market Street. On Friday and Saturday January 22nd and 23rd, the 12th annual Walk for Life West Coast took...

Urban students share their memories from interblock break

Olivia Meehan, Staff Writer

March 24, 2015

Celebrities were spotted, basketball games played, taxi drivers enraged, and butter spilled during The Urban School’s interblock break. Read on to get an incite into the lives of Urban students un-professional lives during the week-long vacation. Alley Rome ('17): “I went to Mexico and w...

Review: Urban’s Student Committee hosts first-ever ice skating night

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

January 12, 2015

On January 9th, Urban students and teachers attended an ice skating night at the Yerba Buena Ice Skating Rink organized by Urban's Student Committee. Reporting assistance from Jacob Winick ('15).

Ending the drought one drip at a time

The California drought is so severe that many beautiful lakes like Shasta Lake are drying up.

Ilana Brandstetter, Features Editor

November 19, 2014

Despite the Urban community’s pride as environmentalists, few students have made significant changes in the midst of California’s worst drought in reported history. Diana Silvestri (’15), a member of Green Team, noticed a lack of knowledge underneath our big talk. “We can throw big words like...

High schools new breeding ground for stem cell studies

Zoe Pleasure

April 15, 2011

With the recent opening of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine in February, Urban students are going behind the headlines to study stem cells. The Urban science department incorporated a unit about stem cells into the sophomore Science 2A class two years ago. According to science teacher...

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