The Urban Legend

Quarantine Cooking

Orla Meehan, Caboose and Outreach Editor

May 22, 2020

With quarantine canceling our usual lives, we are all looking for new ways to fill our time, and get off the couch. Here is a food haul from members of the Urban community who have been experimenting with the art of cooking. Courtney Rein: Rein, the English Department Chair and an English Teacher...

La Cocina strives for representation in the food industry

La Cocina strives for representation in the food industry

Katherine Weltzien, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017

White workers hold 81 percent of United States restaurant management positions, and “a disproportionate amount of these male,” according to a survey of 133 fine dining restaurants by the Restaurant Opportunities Center United. La Cocina hopes to change that. Located in San Francisco’s Mission Di...

Mark Salkind: The man behind the building

Mark Salkind, blowing bubbles in the Page street

Emma Draisin, Staff Writer and Features Editor

February 8, 2017

   “If you had asked me when I was 14 years old, would I end up being a high school principal, I would have looked at you and said, ‘are you kidding?’”    Head of the Urban School of San Francisco, Mark Salkind speaks as he sits across from me on a rainy Tuesday morning. We are at his la...

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