The Urban Legend

Urban Swimming team’s positive attitude

Zoe Lusk, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

Last place. It isn’t a place that many high school teams would like to accept, but for Urban’s swim team, accepting a loss does not mean accepting defeat. Some credit this acceptance of mixed results to the team’s size. Urban’s team has only twelve members, while opponents such as Marin Aca...

Urban School joins in annual March Madness craze

Tikloh Bruno-Basaing, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018


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From March 13 to April 2, 68 men’s college basketball teams faced off to take home the title of the NCAA Division One March Madness tournament. The tournament is an annual event with games hosted in colleges across the country. Each team represents their school in single elimination games, playing...

Korea unites for the Olympics

Tikloh Bruno-Basaing

April 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Korean Peninsula has been saturated with conflict between North and South Korea for decades due to war and politics. Like in many cultures, athletics have been able to provide a level of harmony between the countries. In the past, North and South Korea have united in the name of sports, where th...

Russia at the 2018 Olympics

Phoebe Grandi

April 3, 2018


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Tensions in the Russian doping scandal have deepened as two participating Russian athletes received positive drug test results in the last weeks of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. This year, there was noticeably no official Russian team at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Inste...

Emerging underclassmen track stars chase league success

Emerging underclassmen track stars chase league success

Ana Gorski, Editor of Arts and Culture

March 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Runners stand before the starting line, waiting in anticipation for a moment no longer than a couple minutes in which they will sprint for 800 meters, or twice around the Kezar Pavilion track. They have been training for this short period of time for months. Their legs tremble with adrenaline, steady,...

Sports regulation complicates athletes’ participation in club and school sports

Lola McAllister, Editor-in-Chief, Design

November 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Though California Interscholastic Federation Law 600 intends to prevent the overworking of high school athletes, it has ended up having unintended gendered consequences in athletics at The Urban School. The law states that “A student on a high school team becomes ineligible if the student competes in a contest on an ‘outside’ team, in the same sport,...

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