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

Painting a picture of the Winter Art Show: Getting to know the artists

Reese Bassuk, Sports & Caboose Editor February 6, 2023

Over 20 years ago, the Winter Art Show was created to allow students to create original work and experiment freely with various mediums and artistic styles. The show is designed to help students develop...

The Middle East takes center stage with Golden Thread Productions

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor February 9, 2022

“Nobody else was telling our stories and on the rare occasion that they were telling our stories, they weren't doing a good job of it.” In 1996, Torange Yeghiazarian founded Golden Thread Productions...

Students in the Drawing/Mixed Media art class in 2021. Photo credit: Kate Randall.

Quantifying creativity: should Urban grade art classes?

Eliot Solomon, Staff Writer October 16, 2021

Art is subjective, so naturally, it is difficult to grade. Since its founding, Urban has been well known for the arts and has a wide range of art classes. Therefore, grading art is taken very seriously....

A year in review: 2020-2021

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online June 7, 2021

First Day of School August 31, 2020 The absence of the Senior Raid into the Salkind Center gym on August 31, 2020, marked an untraditional start to the 2020-2021 school year, yet other ASM traditions...

Students showcase art made in quarantine

Mira Chandriani, Design Editor May 21, 2020

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Stephen Dawes 21. Photo credit: Clementine Daniel

Students who Songwrite

Clementine Daniel, Managing Editor February 11, 2020

There are numerous immersive music courses offered at Urban, focusing on a variety of complex musical techniques that range from Chamber Orchestra to Music Production and Engineering. Students can focus...

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