The Urban Legend

Trust me or track me: how cell phone tracking affects child-parent dynamics

An Urban student looks at the Find My Friends app. Photo credit: Phoebe Grandi.

Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor

May 31, 2019

A few years ago, cell phones were the newest frontier for teenage independence. With the increasing popularity of apps like Find My Friends, however, parents have turned teens’ cell phones into location trackers. Out of 53 Urban students who responded to a schoolwide survey regarding location track...

San Francisco’s Dolores Park undergoes renovation

San Francisco's Dolores Park, a beloved landmark to many Urban School students, is completing a $13.2 million renovation that began last June and is aimed at enhancing children play areas.

Ella McLeod, Staff Writer

November 17, 2011

A beloved San Francisco park is in the last stage of a major renovation aimed at making it cleaner and safer for the city’s children and families. On Oct. 27, the Dolores Park Community Outreach Project held a meeting where it was decided that the clubhouse will be knocked down and replaced with...

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