The Urban Legend

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...

Deciding between saving money and riding ethically

Aiden Ryan, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017


Filed under News

   Sexual harassment allegations. Trade secrets. A short-tempered CEO. All of these factors contribute to controversy surrounding Uber.   Uber is a transportation network founded in 2009 with employees around the world and headquarters in San Francisco. Lyft, its main competitor, also operate...

The Urban School and Lick Wilmerding co-host fourth annual Girl Talk

Ana Gorski, Head Fact Checker

May 30, 2017


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  Snaps of agreement resounded through the theater in collective understanding as those who identified with the female experience shared their stories. On Friday, April 21, Urban’s Students for Women’s Equality and Rights (SWEAR) club and Lick Wilmerding’s Organization of Women (LWOW) club hosted the...

San Francisco implements Prop Q

San Francisco implements Prop Q

Lily Daniel, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


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 According to Investopedia, San Francisco is the second most expensive city in the United States. According to The American Council on Science and Health, it’s also home to one of the biggest homeless populations. In an interview with Jeff Kositsky, San Francisco's first Director of Homelessness ...

GOP’s Obamacare replacement passes House of Representatives

Kian Nassre, staff writer

May 13, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

  On Thursday, May 4, the American Health Care Act passed the House of Representatives 217 to 213. The vote came just one day after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA) announced that the House would hold a vote for the bill.   The vote was largely along party lines, with all 192 Democrat me...

Spanish language exchange trip to happen in 2018

Emma Draisin, Staff writer, Features Editor

April 25, 2017


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   In the next academic year, 2017-2018, a third language exchange trip will be added to the international trip rotation: a Spanish immersion trip to various places around southern Spain. This trip is the brainchild of Urban School Spanish teachers Mary Lee and Esteban Speier. Since its conception in...

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