The Urban Legend

We talk.

Ana Gorski, Editor of Arts and Culture

February 6, 2018

When I first came to Urban my sophomore year, I never considered introversion or extroversion to be a large factor of the high school experience until I heard a rumor that “Urban is a school for extroverts.” As an anxiety-ridden young transfer, it lead me to believe that students who were ambivert...


Lily Daniels, Caboose Editor

January 22, 2018

One day as myself and two other students sat stuck in traffic in the back of a van, we were flanked on our left by the front of a tuktuk. Because driver’s sit in the right side of the car in India, he was quite close to us and his stares seemed strong enough to shatter the car window. Over and over, ...

McDonalds closing offers possibility of affordable housing

Vivien Manning

November 29, 2017

At an open meeting dedicated to the imminent closure of the McDonald’s on Haight Street, a panel of affordable housing experts detailed the plans and considerations for the new space, as well as the complexities of affordable housing in San Francisco. The panel, held in the Park Branch public libra...

Meet the class of 2021

Phoebe Grandi, Head of Photography

October 24, 2017

Here is a spotlight on three of this year’s newest Blues!   Cate Gorski Previous School: Mark Day School. Favorite Movie: “Sing Street” or “Begin Again” Favorite Activities:  Volleyball and Dance Favorite Animal: Lion One song she would listen to for the rest of her life: “3005” by Childish Gambino Fun F...

The Urban School shows spirit at pep rally

Vivien Manning, Features Editor

October 18, 2017

   Spirit day at The Urban School on Friday kicked off with a pep rally in the garden, the main event being the chance for students to ‘pie’ their favorite teachers. As students showed their Urban spirit by making signs for the upcoming sports games, face-painting, and signing up for a raffle for...

Urban student creates film exploring use of Adderall

Vivien Manning, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017

  Urban student Will Hoppin (’18) decided to closely examine ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and the use of Adderall in what has morphed into a film that explores his own and others’ relationship with Adderall. The film, titled “Amphetateens,” is told from Hoppin’s perspec...

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