Urban students lead the charge in the Stop AAPI Hate Youth Campaign

Maya Campbell, Arts and Culture Editor

October 19, 2020

Activism is “acting on empathy...giving voice to those that are marginalized, those that are often disenfranchised,” says Cassie Eng, co-leader of the Asian/Pacific Islander (API) affinity space at Urban. On June 15th, 2020, 90 interns and 12 coordinators logged on to a Zoom call and awaited instructions...

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 of altered schedules and curriculums, forcing schools throughout San Francisco to modify and redesign...

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...

Urban’s One Acts adapt to new, virtual format

Alex Stross, Staff Writer

May 28, 2020

Everyone knows and loves the One Acts festival, an Urban theater tradition that takes place every year during the spring term. Seniors write and direct their own single-act plays that their fellow Urban students perform in. Despite Urban’s decision to continue virtual school for the remainder of the...

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