A year in review: 2020-2021

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online June 7, 2021

First Day of School August 31, 2020 The absence of the Senior Raid into the Salkind Center gym on August 31, 2020, marked an untraditional start to the 2020-2021 school year, yet other ASM traditions...

A psychopharmacological revolution: the rise of antidepressants

Orla Meehan, Caboose Editor and Managing Editor, Creative June 4, 2021

In 1987, a new drug known as Prozac hit the market. From that moment onwards, depression would never be treated the same. With this medical breakthrough came a new wave of antidepressant drugs known...

Q&A with new Urban Co-presidents Ben Kenvin and Ava Desouza

Zoe Sokatch, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

In late March 2021, creative posters, declarations of commitment to the Urban community and endless Blues puns flooded the Co-President Election Zone on Schoology. Nine candidates from the class of 2022...

The Peters perspective: applying to college

Wes Peters, News Editor June 4, 2021

The college process is a time of stress, pressure and maturing. It’s the beginning of adult life, and money is something that becomes all too real as students apply to and decide on colleges. A recent...

San Francisco’s Slow Street Program on ‘Path to Permanence’

San Francisco’s Slow Street Program on ‘Path to Permanence’

Sydney Riemer, Editor-in-Chief, Online June 3, 2021

Page Street, used by Urban students as a gathering space after classes and an avenue for crossing between the Page and Oak Street buildings, has become a part of one of San Francisco’s newest initiatives:...

Illustration credit: Mira Chandriani.

Urban community reflects on post vaccination life

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative June 3, 2021

Having braved over a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, US citizens are now seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. Vaccinations have resulted in the decline of new COVID-19 cases in the US and the loosening...

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