The Urban Legend

Got stress? Many Urban School students do. What to do.

Adrienne von Schulthess, Opinions editor

December 10, 2009


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I recognize the irony of writing this article at 10 p.m. After a no-homework weekend and Thanksgiving break, during which I found myself with no assignments, sports or other obligations — the anxiety is back: the early mornings, the tests, the social and family tensions and the pressure. Mark Salkind,...

Local Company Develops Needle-Free Vaccines

Local Company Develops Needle-Free Vaccines

Hannah Gorman

December 10, 2009


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As swine flu season begins, many people aren’t worrying about getting sick; they’re dreading the vaccine. Simone Hudson (’12) freely admits that she is terrified of needles. “I just hate needles,” she explains. “[They] freak me out…the thought alone makes me wince.” The Journal of Fam...

Sendak

December 10, 2009


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By Cassiel Chadwick Look to the wall: there hangs a simple, childish drawing of a man and his monkey, evidently meant for a children’s book. And what do they wear? Why, those look like Nazi uniforms! And they are, as this is the work of Maurice Bernard Sendak, who once said, “Evil will persist,...

Dig This

December 10, 2009


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By Megan Madden The Urban Legend has undergone many transformations since its birth. Last year, it welcomed Beatrice Motamedi as its new adviser. Now, in the span of one year, it is a paper with several accomplishments under its belt - a nomination for the National Pacemaker award, comparative to...

Twitter founder says tweets are new tool for news

Twitter founder says tweets are new tool for news

Madeleine May

October 28, 2009


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Evan Williams, chief executive officer and co-founder of Twitter, promoted its growing usefulness in a keynote address Oct. 2 at the Online News Association conference held at the Hilton San Francisco. Besides speaking about Twitter’s success since its creation in March 2006, Williams also took the...

Shirin Ebadi: U.S. and Iran must work for peace

Shirin Ebadi: U.S. and Iran must work for peace

Daniel Moattar

July 13, 2009


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Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to a packed auditorium at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center on May 18, touching on Iran’s feminist movement, the country’s upcoming June elections, and the need for peace between Iran and the United States. The question-and-answer discussion...

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