The Urban Legend

“Spring Awakening” takes Urban Theatre in new directions

“Spring Awakening” takes Urban Theatre in new directions

Blake Case, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

The Urban School of San Francisco Theatre Department chose “Spring Awakening” for their fall production, an unusual choice compared to previous musicals. Fall productions in the past have included a musical adaptation of “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” featuring 50’s music, and “Oh Kay,”...

Dependency on tech translates outside classroom

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

Looking back on the high school application process, I find myself classifying the bulk of the essay prompts under the umbrella of influential figures, past challenges, and personal growth. Amidst this abundance of mundane, personal prompts, one written prompt, prior to a high school interview, stood ...

High expectations for participation hinder students’ grades

Zoe Meneghetti, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

There are 15 minutes left of class when my teacher asks the students a question. After 30 seconds, only one student raises his hand. The teacher continues eyeing the room as she nearly begs for another student to put their hand up. My teacher aggressively asks the student with his hand raised to give...

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