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

Illustration Credit: Ella Chen.

‘Say gay’: students speak out on anti-LGBTQ+ legislation

Ella Chen, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

Over recent months, countless bills across the United States have been enacted that discriminate against the LGBTQ+ community. From Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act, deemed the “Don’t Say...

Beyond the binary: a third pronoun in French and Spanish classes

Dawson Hoe, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

In recent years, French and Spanish languages have shifted in favor of the inclusion of non-binary pronouns and by extension, people. “If 25 years ago someone had said, ‘my pronoun is they,’ no one...

The Middle East takes center stage with Golden Thread Productions

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor February 9, 2022

“Nobody else was telling our stories and on the rare occasion that they were telling our stories, they weren't doing a good job of it.” In 1996, Torange Yeghiazarian founded Golden Thread Productions...

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...

Out-of-service Muni train at Church & 20th. Photo credit: Cooper Makhijani.

Free Muni program plagued by problems

Cooper Makhijani, Staff Writer, Opinions Editor October 16, 2021

Story update: Since this article's writing, SFMTA has fixed some of the problems mentioned in this article, mainly fare area access. Youth may now use the larger wheelchair accessible fare gates closest...

Urban’s community prepares for a hybrid future

Urban’s community prepares for a hybrid future

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

As Urban continues to familiarize itself with the COVID-19 pandemic, the community is challenged with trying to maintain safe conditions while simultaneously providing the hands-on, collaborative education...

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