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

Built on community: The restaurant that gave NOPA its name

Rylan Waterman, Staff Writer February 16, 2023

Each day on my commute to school, I travel down Divisadero Street through the North of the Panhandle neighborhood, or NoPa for short. NoPa stands out to me as one of the most enjoyable yet overlooked neighborhoods...

Reflecting on Month of Understanding

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online March 3, 2022

An array of forums, panels and interactive events prompted the Urban community to question both their immediate community and the world around them. From January 11 to February 3, a total of 13 events...

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...

BSU poster in the Library on Tuesday, November 9th. Photo credit: Lochlain Steere.

Urban’s affinity and ally spaces balance light and heavy discussions

Reese Bassuk, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Earlier this year, the student body filled up the Salkind Center Gym to listen to students present the affinity and ally spaces they led. All grades received a google form to put themselves on the sign...

Get to know Amina Samake and Joey Mintz

Ella Chen, Staff Writer October 16, 2021

[slideshow_deploy id='12864']     Following a school year altered by the COVID-19 pandemic and filled with countless challenges for students’ learning and mental health, Urban welcomed...

Pandemic appears to strengthen friendships but weaken community

Ben Katznelson, Opinions Editor March 28, 2021

[slideshow_deploy id='12516'] In this unusual year, interpersonal relationships have changed in unprecedented ways. Personal relationships have been forced behind screens, friendships have proven more...

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