The Urban Legend

Senior pranks let school down

Diego Lopez, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

   The Urban School of San Francisco suffers from senior pranks that don't appeal to the entire student body. The senior class is restricted by rules enforced by the Head of Student Life, Charlotte Worsley. The pranks must be approved by Worsley as well as Dawn Jefferson, the 11th/12th Grade Dean, and H...

Nationalism and globalism will define the political landscape

Cole Palmer, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

"These fissures opening up in the political establishment are endemic of a system organized around an outmoded principle: the left/right dichotomy."

EDITORIAL: Career Services Could Expand Urban’s Horizons

Jack Cogen, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

One of the Urban School’s core values states that “learning extends beyond the classroom to instill in students a sense of mission and purpose as citizens of the larger community and world.” Urban reinforces this mission with the Service Learning program, an effective way to involve students with v...


April 24, 2017

Our school campus is not our bedroom. It’s a simple truth, but a worthwhile reminder. All too often, Urban students walk into class to find a mess of food packaging, crumbs, uncapped pens and paper scraps. The sights and smells are particularly unpleasant following large club meetings and popular forums...

OPINION: 50 years later, Urban School core values continue to carry school community

Zoe Meneghetti, Editor-In-Chief of News

February 8, 2017

The 2016-2017 school year marks lots of change for The Urban School. This includes the creation of The Salkind Center and a new job title. However, despite these grand changes, The Urban School has been able to stay true to its original values. “Learning is an active, joyful process of discovery......

Local proposition to lower voting age fails by small margin

Katie Jonckheer, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Voting is an integral part of American society. In the wake of the 2016 election season, many have been analyzing, studying  and dissecting its complexities. Although the presidential election may be taking up media coverage at the moment, it is extremely important to pay attention to the local ball...

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