October 19, 2020

As Urban continues to familiarize itself with the COVID-19 pandemic, the community is challenged with trying to maintain safe conditions while simultaneously...

October 19, 2020

Urban students rely heavily on Muni and other public transportation to get to and from school, but coronavirus-caused Muni closures and budget problems...

June 10, 2020

On the first Tuesday of November in 2008, 2012, and 2016, I was late to school. This morning is reserved for a family trip to the polls, and my parents’...

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October 19, 2020

According to CNN, wildfires have burned an area around the size of Connecticut, or 3.6 million acres, in California in 2020 alone. With a new heatwave...

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...

October 19, 2020

Since George Floyd’s murder, Urban students’ social media platforms have transformed into spaces where people advocate for human rights, share...

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January 20, 2020

Benchwarmer. It feels almost like a forbidden word. No one wants to admit that they are one. Benchwarmers practice every day, dress up on game days, and promote their games. Since the Winter season has started up at Urban, lots of people are talking...

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Urban Students Who Vape at a Higher Risk of COVID-19

October 19, 2020

Ninth grade at Urban is full of awkward introductions, getting lost in the corridors of the Page Street campus, staying on top of homework, and trying to find a place in the both welcoming and at times intimidating Urban community. Though beginning this year virtually is not easy for anyone, the Class of 2024 is dealing with...

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 their original curriculums. Geoff...

June 21, 2020

With COVID-19 wreaking havoc across the globe, shelter-in-place rules have been implemented in order to contain the outbreak. Despite restrictions being reduced, many people’s summer plans have drastically changed. “The coronavirus crisis has constant readjusting of expectations and a constant roller coaster of emotions,”...

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June 10, 2020

For many members of the Urban community, the 2020 presidential primaries will be the first time they are eligible to vote and decide for themselves which candidate best represents their interests...

Rethinking the Reader

February 4, 2020

With forty years of history, Readers have become a staple in the Urban Curriculum. Teachers are continuously adapting Readers to fulfill students’ needs, but is it time for Readers to take...

February 1, 2020

Having a sibling who leaves for college is often very difficult. Whether you confide in them about everything or you only talk to each other at dinner time, having one less person in your house...

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April 24, 2020

In the Urban Legend’s first issue this year, I reviewed the biggest and baddest movies to hit the theaters; however, theaters no longer really exist. Because of that, the theme this time will be movies that I’ve...

Here’s how to trick-or-treat every day at Urban

May 20, 2019

Being a student at Urban can be stressful, especially as the school year comes to an end. With all the projects, papers, and tests that come along with finals, it is nice to take a break, watch a TV show or maybe...

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