The Urban Legend

The brain behind The Oxbow School tells all

Olivia Meehan, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

Filed under Arts and Culture

Imagine a school where you can make art to your heart’s content, do your homework by a river, grow your own food, and have your creativity valued as much as your academic skills. Welcome to The Oxbow School. In 1997, Ann Hat...

Ai Weiwei’s exhibition uses Alcatraz to retaliate against lack of freedom of speech

Olivia Meehan, Staff Writer

January 15, 2015

Filed under Arts and Culture

52 years after it held America’s worst criminals, Alcatraz is now home to the internationally renowned work of China’s famous art activist, Ai Weiwei. In 2011, Weiwei was secretly detained for 81 days in China, due to voca...

GALLERY: Urban’s Stone Carving class creates elegant sculptures out of an unforgiving medium

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

June 6, 2014

Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

Stone Carving has traditionally been an 11-week, Urban Advanced Studies (UAS) course taught by art teacher Kate Randall every spring. Next year, it will be taught during both the fall and winter terms as well as in the spring...

GALLERY: Humans of Haight

Niki King Fredel, Lily Dodd, and Olive Lopez

June 5, 2014

Filed under Features

The "Humans of Haight" photo gallery hopes to capture the essence of the characters of Haight Street. It is inspired by the photography website, Humans of New York. The photos were taken by Niki King Fredel with reporting assistance fro...

QUIZ: What Netflix movie should you watch this summer?

Niki King Fredel, Photo Editor

May 29, 2014

Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

What Netflix Movie Should You Watch This Summer? » make test...

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