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Green is the new black: thrifting could be the answer to fast fashion pollution

Green is the new black: thrifting could be the answer to fast fashion pollution

Ellie Lerner, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

This December, the Urban school Green Team hosted a school clothing swap in which Urban students donated clothes and were able to choose items to add to their wardrobe from one another’s donations. “The goal,” said Elsie Lipson ‘20, the leader of the clothing swap on Green Team, “[was] to brin...

Controversy continues to surround the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Controversy continues to surround the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Zoe Lusk, Caboose Editor

February 24, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

In 2015, after being known as the San Francisco General Hospital for more than 100 years, the institution was renamed after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, who donated $75 million to the hospital. Now known as the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG), the name change ...

Five pizzas every San Franciscan should try

Five pizzas every San Franciscan should try

Kian Nassre, Web Editor

February 16, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Reviews, Top Stories

Whenever my mom travels for work, my dad and I embark on what we call our “Pizza Odyssey.” Basically, we have tried almost every good pizza place in San Francisco. Sorry deep dish or NY slice fans, but I have a bias toward Italian thin crust pizzas. And now, for the benefit of the Urban community,...

Inside the 2019 Winter Art Show

Inside the 2019 Winter Art Show

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Reviews, Top Stories

On Thursday, Feb. 14, 18 dedicated Urban artists will gather in the Page Street building to present their installations which have been weeks in the making as a part of the Winter Art Show. The Winter Art Show class runs annually during Winter term, providing Seniors with an “opportunity to deepen an ...

The amazing pets of Urban

The amazing pets of Urban

Sydney Riemer, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Online Exclusive, Top Stories

Animals play a significant role in the lives of people all around the world as well as the lives of the Urban students. They are our companions, our best friends and a part of our families, but our pets are often even more unique and amazing than we imagine. Continue reading and you will find fun s...

Podcast: The end of daylight saving time in California

Podcast: The end of daylight saving time in California

Eli Gordon and Phoebe Grandi

January 10, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Online Exclusive, Top Stories

Do you know why we have daylight saving time? Do you know what it is? Do you know that California might be getting rid of it?  If you answered no to any of those questions (or even if you answered yes), check out the Urban Legend’s first-ever episode of its first-ever podcast: LegendCast. The podcas...

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