The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Illustration credit: Ella Chen.

Spread: Four important SCOTUS cases you should know about

Zoe Sokatch and Sofia Arango November 17, 2022

The 2021-2022 Supreme Court term rattled the nation. With controversial and historical rulings such as the overturning of Roe v. Wade, the term demonstrated a shift in power with conservative-leaning justices...

A deep dive into Urban’s unique school spirit

Zoe Sokatch, Editor in Chief, Print October 23, 2022

Urban was founded as an unconventional and boundary-breaking school meant to foster creativity and passion in high school students. With MultiCulti getting more student engagement than spirit squads and...

Illustration Credit: Ella Chen.

‘Say gay’: students speak out on anti-LGBTQ+ legislation

Ella Chen, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

Over recent months, countless bills across the United States have been enacted that discriminate against the LGBTQ+ community. From Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act, deemed the “Don’t Say...

McKane’s Movies

Luke McKane, Staff Writer and Designer March 3, 2022

Classics: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” is the quintessential spaghetti western—a film set in America’s Wild West but filmed in Europe, typically Italy,...

Letter from the Editors

Zadie Winthrop, Mira Chandriani, and Maya Campbell, Editors in Chief January 21, 2022

Dear Urban, Your Urban Legend Editors are thrilled to share the 12th edition of The Yeti magazine with you. Despite the challenges the pandemic presented this month, our staff continued to produce...

Illustration credit: Morgan Bandy.

Junot Diaz and his novel “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” re-spark controversy

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online November 30, 2021

While the due date for final essays on Toni Morrison’s “Beloved” grew near, students of the Modern American Literature class debated whether or not to read the next assigned book: Junot Díaz’s...

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