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

The race for District 17’s next Assembly Member

Reese Bassuk, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

On February 15, citizens of District 17 voted in a primary election to send two of the four Assembly seat candidates, current Board of Supervisors member Matt Haney and former Board of Supervisors...

Progressive climate justice group Sunrise Movement protests outside a government building. Photo credit: Sunrise Movement.

Opinion: not embracing progressive policies is political suicide for the Democratic Party

Cooper Makhijani and Simon Hereford January 13, 2021

As Democrats across the country celebrated President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over Republican incumbent Donald Trump, many overlooked the substantial number of seats lost in the House of Representatives....

Democrats and republicans clash over mail-in ballots amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Zadie Winthrop , Managing Editor May 17, 2020

2020-05-15 10.48.01 On the first Tuesday of November in 2008, 2012, and 2016, I was late to school. This morning is reserved for a family trip to the polls, and my parents’ every-election-year speech...

Supporters of Prop C near the Urban School. By Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor.

San Francisco votes to tax the rich to benefit the poor with Prop C

November 27, 2018

On Nov. 6, 2018 San Francisco voters passed Proposition C to tax the city’s wealthiest businesses in an effort to increase funding for homelessness prevention. The proposition is projected to raise $300...

Midterm Madness Part III: What to Watch

Midterm Madness Part III: What to Watch

Kian Nassre, Web Editor November 2, 2018

What in God’s name is ARGENT? With Part III of this series comes my forecasting model for House, Senate and Gubernatorial elections: ARGENT. Created by me and named in honor of 538 founder Nate Silver,...

2018 Voter guide

Eli Gordon, Staff Writer June 4, 2018

While some people believe that voting in local elections is less important than voting for president, local politics can actually have a greater impact on an individual’s life. Because of this, I encourage...

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