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

Getting a GED while incarcerated

Getting a GED while incarcerated

Ella Steere, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

In 2018, the National Former Prison Survey recorded that of the two million people incarcerated in the United States, and those who were formerly incarcerated, more than half obtain a high school or GED...

Waldorf: Cultish or genius?

Viva Wertz, Editor in Chief, Creative February 6, 2023

Picture this: you walk onto campus, ready for school. You find your classroom, and are greeted by your teacher, whom you know like a parent. You have known them for the majority of your life, and they...

The nature of outdoor ed at Urban

Jordan McCornock, Staff writer February 6, 2023

In a school named after its metropolitan location, Urban students look beyond the greenery of the Panhandle and explore the vast array of natural spaces that California has to offer. Among many Urban...

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...

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