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

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Senior pranks shut down: the past and future of a school tradition

Luke McKane, Staff Writer, Designer April 26, 2022

Senior pranks are an iconic tradition at many high schools, including Urban, and after returning to a non-hybrid spring schedule many students have been wondering if the pranks will make a comeback. Urban...

The best film and television of 2020

The best film and television of 2020

Lochlain Steere, Staff Writer January 20, 2021

Television: I May Destroy You - Created, written, co-directed by and starring Michaela Coel, the semi-autobiographical “I May Destroy You” follows Coel’s character, Arabella, and her journey to...

The new age of relatable teenage romcoms

The new age of relatable teenage romcoms

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

[slideshow_deploy id='12189']Cliches have been the epitome of the teenage romantic comedy industry for decades, but as society demands more accurate representations of human experiences in the film sector,...

Voices of Incarceration class explores criminal justice

Voices of Incarceration class explores criminal justice

Kyra Nagle, Arts and Culture Editor, Design Managing Editor December 1, 2019

From short stories to podcasts to in-class speakers, Urban’s new Voices of Incarceration class seeks to shed light on stories from victims of mass incarceration and their families. Currently, over 70...

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Stick and Pokes Gone Viral: Hepatitis, HIV, and Herpes

Tallula Ricciardi, Outreach, Caboose, and Online Editor October 27, 2019

Once mainly popular among prisoners, homemade “stick and poke” tattoos have become mainstream—especially among teenagers. The method of tattooing is simple enough for people to do at home on themselves...

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Behind Urban’s unique stonecarving class

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer November 7, 2018

If you find yourself in the garden at 11am on a Monday morning, you’ll hear the rhythmic tapping of chisels on stone and the intermittent chirping of birds. You’ll see 14 sophomores, juniors, and...

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