Urja Mittal


Name: Urja Mittal
Position: Print Editor-in-Chief
Graduation Year: 2010


Stories (7)


Security increases due to recent incidents

By Rebecca Guterman Urja Mittal | Dec. 17, 2009, 11:08 a.m. | In Print News »

Security measures and enforcement on school grounds have increased after several incidents of student misconduct in the past few weeks, according to assistant principal Andrew Coleman. School security has focused on deterring students from going off-campus during the school day and preventing thefts within the building, he said.

Thefts and other incidents lead to increased security

By Rebecca Guterman Urja Mittal | Nov. 24, 2009, 1 a.m. | In Local »

Security measures and enforcement on school grounds have increased after several incidents of student misconduct in the past few weeks, according to assistant principal Andrew Coleman.

Moving away from Afghanistan

By Urja Mittal | Nov. 12, 2009, midnight | In Print Opinions »

When President Barack Obama was announced as the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, both his ardent supporters and his harshest critics, were surprised. The rationale for the prize turned out to be the cooperative, multilateral nature of engagement that Obama has brought to the global stage.

Practicing and preaching free speech

By Urja Mittal | Oct. 8, 2009, 7:25 a.m. | In Print Opinions »

The world without Holden Caulfield, Atticus Finch or Frodo would be an empty place indeed. For those of us who grew up with Harriet the Spy as a partner in crime or Harry Potter as our nightly bedside read, a life of reading without these companions is almost unimaginable.

Blair meets AYP for second consecutive year

By Rebecca Guterman Urja Mittal | Oct. 8, 2009, midnight | In Print News »

Blair met Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) requirements for the second year in a row for the 2009-2010 school year, which has led to the removal of Blair from Year Two School Improvement status, according to Principal Darryl Williams.

Singled out

By Urja Mittal | June 5, 2009, midnight | In Print Opinions »

One room, 20 high-school boys and one teacher made all the difference. It's a story that could easily be a based-on-a-true-story movie, and it's happening right next door at Einstein, where an all-male class has made great strides in improving the education and lives of several students.

Ranking our schools and giving out grades

By Urja Mittal | Feb. 7, 2009, midnight | In Print »

What makes one high school better than another? Is it the school's atmosphere - a matter of striking a balance between fun and straightforward learning? Is it the teachers, the core of any educational environment? Or is it just an academic measurement, with test scores and Advanced Placement (AP) enrollment offering quantitative answers?



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Photo: baltimore

By Urja Mittal | April 29, 2010, 8:12 a.m.

The glass enclosed Baltimore Aquarium skywalk provides an expansive view of the harbor and surrounding buildings.