The Urban Legend

Gifts for every Urban student

Katherine Weltzien

December 14, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture

The Perfect Gift for your Friend Who:   Is taking all UAS classes (and has told you 50 times) Moleskine Planner   Can never hang out after school because “they have practice” Hydro Flask with Sport Cap   Doodles all over their notebooks Harry Potter Coloring Boo...

Reviews on Previews

Emma Draisin, Co Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture

After two long years, I am reintroducing former Urban School student and Urban Legend staff writer Lily Dodd’s concept of reviewing upcoming cinematic works based exclusively on their trailers. I have not seen these movies, and I may never. After a few minutes of previews, I have prepared my thoughts b...

‘Sweeney Todd’ brings horror to the Gumption Theater

‘Sweeney Todd’ brings horror to the Gumption Theater

Lena Bianchi, Head of Illustration

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture

Gory, creepy, and eerie are only a few of the words the audience might think of after watching The Urban School’s fall production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. This horror musical both shocked and entertained the audience. The 15 students in the this year's fall production class tack...

The Urban Legend Crossword returns: Whose House?

The Urban Legend Crossword returns: Whose House?

Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief of Visuals

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture

Clues Answers   Are you sure you want to look at the answers?   Are you 100% certain?   You gotta be sure before you look at them, so are you?   Last chance, all spoilers are on you now.   ...

Alumni pursue careers in the arts

Katherine Weltzien, Editor of News

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture

Alums of The Urban School, Jenny Assaf (‘16) and Shannon Finnegan (‘07) have worked to pursue careers in the visual arts since graduating high school. Both women developed interests in visual arts and refined their skills during their time in high school, and have used those skills to inform the...

Summer ’17: the Urban way

Summer ’17: the Urban way

Tallula Ricciardi and Zoe Lusk

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture

It’s a chilly San Francisco morning in the dead of summer. One Urban student is hard at work in a white lab coat, while another is slumped on his couch in his ravioli-stained pajamas. For some, relaxation was their primary concern. Others used last summer to pursue academic and personal passions. Rile...

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