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

To exempt or not to exempt: vaccines and student health

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor April 26, 2022

Classical utilitarian ethics—an ethical theory—dictates that the well-being of everyone is weighed equally in the pursuit of a morally-good life. Rapid developments in modern medicine and the raging...

Evie Hidysmith’s thesis on socioeconomics at Urban: “Private schools are unethical. Period.”

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Print April 26, 2022

Evie Hidysmith, Urban’s Pandemic Coordinator and graduate of Urban in the Class of 2017, wrote a senior thesis for Brown University titled “ .” Her thesis discusses wealth at Urban and San...

Letter from the Editors

Zadie Winthrop, Mira Chandriani, and Maya Campbell, Editors in Chief January 21, 2022

Dear Urban, Your Urban Legend Editors are thrilled to share the 12th edition of The Yeti magazine with you. Despite the challenges the pandemic presented this month, our staff continued to produce...

Illustration credit: Tulin Chang-Maltepe.

Did you forget how hard Urban was: students, teachers struggle with speedy Fall term.

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor November 18, 2021

As students returned to fully in-person school, Urban classes have gone back to the speed of a regular Fall term. This adjustment has been coupled with a severe learning gap that students all across...

The Fall Production cast brings “A Wrinkle in Time” to Urban

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Print November 2, 2021

[slideshow_deploy id='12911']   After weeks of table reads, staging, technical work and dress rehearsals, Urban students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to watch Urban’s Advanced...

Mikee Echon at Urban golf match in 2021. Photo credit: Rizal Adanza.

Urban girls fight for recognition in the predominantly male sport of golf

Sophia Gibson, Managing Editor, Online October 21, 2021

Historically, Urban’s golf team has been composed of a small, co-ed - though predominantly male - group of students living on the fringe of Urban culture. However, times are changing. This fall, for...

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