The Urban Legend

Take summer fun to the next level

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

Well, Urban, it’s that time of year again and summer is just around the corner. No idea what you’re going to do? Upset and confused at the prospect of no homework? Feel abandoned, or rather, suspended, in a void with no foreseeable way out? Look no further than just below this sentence. I present...

Ending the drought one drip at a time

The California drought is so severe that many beautiful lakes like Shasta Lake are drying up.

Ilana Brandstetter, Features Editor

November 19, 2014

Despite the Urban community’s pride as environmentalists, few students have made significant changes in the midst of California’s worst drought in reported history. Diana Silvestri (’15), a member of Green Team, noticed a lack of knowledge underneath our big talk. “We can throw big words like...

Whack weather: Drought on one coast, snowstorms on the other

San Francisco, CA: The San Francisco skyline, taken from the top floor of the Marriott Marquis hotel on Mission Street in downtown San Francisco.

Marie Bergsund and Jacob Winick

March 3, 2014

It doesn’t take a meteorologist to know our weather is whack. Here in San Francisco, our summer is winter, and our hot days fall somewhere between fog-filled August and no-sun November. A little sunshine in February never hurt anyone, right? Well, it may not be that simple. The year 2013 was California’s...

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