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

Reflecting on Month of Understanding

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online March 3, 2022

An array of forums, panels and interactive events prompted the Urban community to question both their immediate community and the world around them. From January 11 to February 3, a total of 13 events...

Illustration credit: Morgan Bandy.

Junot Diaz and his novel “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” re-spark controversy

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online November 30, 2021

While the due date for final essays on Toni Morrison’s “Beloved” grew near, students of the Modern American Literature class debated whether or not to read the next assigned book: Junot Díaz’s...

Illustration credit: Viva Wertz.

Sexual assault discussions at Urban: are they survivor-centric?

Viva Wertz, Staff Writer & Designer November 18, 2021

“Each year 434,000 Americans ages 12 and older are sexually assaulted,” according to a Planned Parenthood survey. At Urban, 10th graders participate in a six-week health class, and 11th graders take...

“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...

EDITORIAL: Urban discussions need to be about dialogue rather than shutting each other down

EDITORIAL: Urban discussions need to be about dialogue rather than shutting each other down

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer February 10, 2015

Urban puts effort into creating open spaces for discussing and learning outside of the classroom. For example, MultiCulti holds the annual Month of Understanding, and various clubs hold forums and panels...

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