The Urban Legend

San Francisco 49ers make headlines for off field controversy amidst defeat

Ian Shapiro, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

October 25, 2016

 It was not a good off-season for the San Francisco 49ers. CG technology, a Las Vegas based betting and wagering technology firm, bets that the Niners will lose all 16 of their games by at least two points. This was a huge disappointment to fans who saw the Niners win the NFC title just four years a...

Golden State Warriors set winning record

Golden State Warriors set winning record

Katie Jonckheer, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016

Nothing represents the Bay Area like our sports teams. Not only do we have the revered World Series Champions Giants team, but now we have another feat to be proud of -- the Golden State Warriors, who just set "an N.B.A. record for the most victories in a single season." This season the Warriors won 73 ga...

Teacher Coaches Reflect On what they have learned

Teacher Coaches Reflect On what they have learned

Diego Lopez, Staff Writer

March 29, 2016

When Urban’s varsity soccer team won NCS in November, head coach Danny Cardoza was as focused on his A period Spanish class as he was on the game. Cardoza is one of the few teacher-coaches at Urban including Charisse Wu, History teacher, coach of girls volleyball and assistant coach of girls varsit...

Super Bowl 50 leaves online impression with TV ads and memes

Jack Gallo, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

As another Super Bowl has come and gone, we take a look back on the highly anticipated and critically viewed TV commercials that aired during the game. Fan favorite Doritos lived up to the expectations of many with an instant taking place in a doctor's office during an ultrasound. Hyundai impress...

What do Urban Athletes eat on Game Day?

Colin Heath, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

According to Urban’s website, sixty percent of the student body plays an Urban sport. But what do Urban athletes eat before games and meets?   The results were varied: Lucas Lepinard (’17), a cross-country runner said that he usually eats “carbs, a lot of meat, no vegetables, no ve...

Fantasy football shows prevalence at Urban

Fantasy football shows prevalence at Urban

August Ackley, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

Fantasy football sparks conversation among Urban students every fall. Fantasy sports are online competitions in which participants select real players from the NFL to construct their own imaginary team. Fantasy teams perform based on each real player’s success during the season. There are different...

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