The Urban Legend

EDITORIAL: Urban School should recognize 9/11

Zoe Meneghetti, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

14 years ago, Americans vowed to never forget September 11, 2001. Though many have stayed true to that promise and have not forgotten the devastating result of 9/11, it seems that Urban has. The New York Times declared 9/11 to be the “worst and most audacious terror attack in American history.” How...

Review of live music venues in San Francisco

Olivia DiNapoli, Staff Writer

June 10, 2015

San Francisco has a thriving music scene built upon venues that host up-and-coming, as well as new and exciting artists. Ranging from older, iconic establishments to smaller, vibrant ones. Here is a compilation of some of San Francisco's finest live music venues. Slim’s 333 11th St. Slim’s, opened by R&B star Boz Scaggs in 1988, is a ...

Uncovering Urban’s Stereotypes

Zoe Meneghetti, Staff Writer

June 10, 2015

I was sitting in the car on my way to my first high school visit, and for the third time that day, I begged my mom to cancel it. I told her that I did not think Urban was the right school for me. It was a school for artsy students and druggies. Unconvinced, she dropped me off on the corner of Page and...

Urban’s tuition to increase to $40,000 for the 2015-16 year

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

$40,000 can buy a wide variety of things. It can buy a new car, a year’s tuition, room, and board at any University of California school, or it can buy next year’s tuition at the Urban School of San Francisco. Urban’s tuition will be increasing over five percent, from $38,100 to $40,050, for...

Urban students celebrate Winterfest

Jacob Winick, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015

Urban students trickled into the gym for the opening all school meeting of this year’s Winter Festival on the morning of Friday Jan. 30  after being welcomed to school 30 minutes later than normal by Student Committee members making pancakes in the student center.     During ASM, stu...

Ending the drought one drip at a time

Ending the drought one drip at a time

Ilana Brandstetter, Features Editor

November 19, 2014

Despite the Urban community’s pride as environmentalists, few students have made significant changes in the midst of California’s worst drought in reported history. Diana Silvestri (’15), a member of Green Team, noticed a lack of knowledge underneath our big talk. “We can throw big words like...

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