Here’s the tea on Yerba Mates at Urban

Students Becky Phillips '21 and Robyn Wadsworth '21 drink Yerba Mates in the Student Center.
November 29, 2019

A Yerba Mate craze has spread across Urban following Flik’s decision to sell them this fall. The bottled or canned refreshing drink is made from the naturally caffeinated leaves of a species...

Stick and Pokes Gone Viral: Hepatitis, HIV, and Herpes

Illustration credit: Alex Stross
October 27, 2019

Once mainly popular among prisoners, homemade “stick and poke” tattoos have become mainstream—especially among teenagers. The method of tattooing is simple enough for people to do at home on themselves...

Who really is Urban’s rival?

Urban students cheer on their fellow Blues at a basketball game against Lick-Wilmerding. Photo credit: Kathryn Doorey
May 28, 2019

Rivalries are a core part of sports, from El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid to the Bruce Mahoney match between San Francisco high schools Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory and Saint Ignatius...

Editorial

The Legend argues that the cultural shift taking place at Urban is positive change.
October 25, 2016
"we are likely witnessing not a departure from our old values, but an affirmation of the Urban identity"

20 Great Reads of 2015

 Giuseppe Milo on Flickr
December 16, 2015

Here is a sampling of the best nonfiction articles of the year.       MEET THE AMERICAN VIGILANTES WHO ARE FIGHTING ISIS Jennifer Percy – The New York Times Magazine “Like...

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