The Urban Legend

MultiCulti brings a new crowd to the MultiCulti Week events

August Ackley, Staff Writer

August 22, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture

  Every fall, the leadership group Multi Culti, comprised of leaders of each affinity space, organizes Multi Culti Week, a week of forums and panels aiming to promote multicultural life at The Urban School and engage a diverse range of students. Affinity spaces are lunchtime clubs that are “clo...

Fake IDs

Cole Palmer, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture, News, Top Stories

*The names of sources have been changed to protect their anonymity ** The release of this story was delayed by one year to protect anonymous sources   As he stepped into the gleaming, fluorescent interior of the convenience store, Jamie* eyed the glowing row of refrigerators lined up aga...

A closer look at the annual Urban Film Festival

Aiden Ryan, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture

Illicit substances. Fearsome beasts. Cucumbers. All of these topics and more are featured in this year’s Urban School Film Festival, an event run by video production, video/photography Teacher Kelli Yon and students interested in filmmaking. The purpose is to highlight Urban students’ video production...

Urban student creates film exploring use of Adderall

Vivien Manning, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture, Uncategorized

  Urban student Will Hoppin (’18) decided to closely examine ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and the use of Adderall in what has morphed into a film that explores his own and others’ relationship with Adderall. The film, titled “Amphetateens,” is told from Hoppin’s perspec...

Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why sparks controversy in and out of Urban’s halls

Catherine Silvestri, Staff writer

June 3, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture

[The opinions expressed in this article by Urban students are not the opinion of the Urban Legend. This article discusses self-harm and suicide.] “Welcome to your tape.” These four words begin every monumental moment in the new Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why.” The series, adapted from the 20...

Best Bay Area Views

Best Bay Area Views

Alyssa Romo, staff writer

June 3, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture

   With the school year coming to a close, Urban students will soon find their afternoons free of homework, studying and other school-related obligations. With the promise of more free time, the Yeti wants to share some of the Bay Area’s best landscapes in hopes to inspire readers to spend more t...

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