The Urban Legend

E-Scooters roll into the limelight

Loki Olin, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

The E-Scooter, which bears a striking resemblance to its predecessor, the Razor scooter, has proven its worth on San Francisco streets in a variety of ways. The E-Scooter has been observed drastically shortening the trek from Street Taco back to the Page Street Campus, providing Urban students with a...

How social class affects social life

Zella Lezak, Guest Writer

June 6, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Ever since I got to The Urban School of San Francisco, I have always been impressed with the way we deconstruct parts of our identities, such as gender, sexual orientation and race, in and out of the classroom. However, the socioeconomic status of students does not seem to get as much attention outside of t...

Past and present Urban School students reflect on what it means to “Go Greek”

Past and present Urban School students reflect on what it means to “Go Greek”

August Ackley, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Every year, we hear about seniors graduating from high school and “going Greek” in college. All of a sudden, when you log onto Facebook, you see pictures of your friend surrounded by thirty others dressed in formal attire in front of a house with bold Greek lettering across the front. But what does...

Short-lived legends: Urban students reflect on their fame

Short-lived legends: Urban students reflect on their fame

June 5, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

Originally coined by Andy Warhol, the phrase “15 minutes of fame” comes from something Warhol said in his exhibition in 1968: “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” However, it is likely that this idea was taken from an even earlier Elizabethan idea of “nine days of fame....

Urban trips offer opportunity to broaden their perspectives

Vivien Manning, Features Editor

May 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Whether by seeing ancient churches and Picasso’s masterpieces, or exploring museums in a center of literary talent and civil rights activism, the two upcoming trips to Spain and Mississippi offer students a way to augment their learning through real world experiences. While The Urban School has take...

Promposals continue despite admin’s disapproval

Lola McAllister, Editor-in-Chief, Design

May 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Afternoon, sunny-day, garden promposals seem characteristic to Urban’s prom season. However, the reminder that the school does not support public asks seems equally as characterizing. Every year, Assistant Head for Student Life Charlotte Worsley explains to the student body—either in an email or...

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