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

Illustration credit: Viva Wertz.

Sexual assault discussions at Urban: are they survivor-centric?

Viva Wertz, Staff Writer & Designer November 18, 2021

“Each year 434,000 Americans ages 12 and older are sexually assaulted,” according to a Planned Parenthood survey. At Urban, 10th graders participate in a six-week health class, and 11th graders take...

Please talk to your friends about consent

Diego Lopez, EIC of Online March 29, 2018

My experience with sexual assault and the #MeToo movement has been distant and removed. Coming into high school, I always assumed that sexual assault was a college problem. I assumed that when you left...

Urbans affirmative consent curriculum takes spotlight

Urban’s affirmative consent curriculum takes spotlight

Katherine Weltzien, Staff Writer January 21, 2016

 From an article on the front page of the New York Times to student interviews on the Today Show, Urban has recently received lots of attention as part of a national discussion on consent and sexual...

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