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

Opinion: Your sport isn’t as hard as cross country

Rylan Waterman, Staff Writer March 14, 2023

Cross country is the hardest sport Urban has to offer. It is rarely considered enjoyable, and at many other sports practices coaches make athletes run as a punishment for slacking off. The sport becomes...

Girls volleyball team in the garden in 2021. Photo credit: Romy Zwerin.

Urban students find sports as a coping mechanism for academic, social challenges

Dawson Hoe, Staff Writer October 7, 2021

Some Urban athletes find that while participating in Urban sports their mental health is positively influenced, even while their time to maintain a social life and finish homework outside of school decreases....

A year in review: 2020-2021

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online June 7, 2021

First Day of School August 31, 2020 The absence of the Senior Raid into the Salkind Center gym on August 31, 2020, marked an untraditional start to the 2020-2021 school year, yet other ASM traditions...

Urban Blues face Gateway in the second round of NCS, November 4, 2017. Photo by Phoebe Grandi, Head of Photography.

Where is Urban’s athletic trainer?

Tallula Ricciardi, Staff Writer November 16, 2017

With over 65 percent of students playing a sport each year, according to the school’s athletics page, it is clear The Urban School’s athletic success is a big part of its students’ identities. However,...

Injured Urban Blues working towards recovery

Lola McAllister, Editor in Chief of Design October 26, 2017

For many athletes, it is a reality that life is riddled with the occasional minor injury. These injuries may keep athletes icing on the sideline for a game or two, but the recovery is fairly minimal. Every...

Russian Skier Breaks Ski, Canadian Coach Rushes to Aid

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer February 12, 2014

During the semi finals of the cross-country skiing sprint event at the winter Olympics on Day 6, February 11, Russian skier Anton Gafarov badly damaged, first, and then finally broke one of his skis half...

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