The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Jessica Yen in the Academic Deans Office in 2021. Photo credit: Rizal Adanza.

Get to know Jessica Yen

Maya Campbell and Mira Chandriani October 16, 2021

After a one and a half year hiatus of fully in-person school, the Urban School that students deserted in March of 2020 was not the one they returned to this fall. Inevitably we said goodbye to many and...

Booster equity and the return to school

Booster equity and the return to school

Kyle Young, Staff Writer October 16, 2021

The national rollout of vaccines has proven highly effective by the significant decrease of COVID-19 cases and related deaths. But during the slow trudge back to normalcy, uncertainty concerning the future...

Various European landmarks in France and Italy. Illustration Credit: Loki Olin

Expectations and equity: Urban’s Eurotrip culture

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer June 1, 2019

Eurotrips have been an unspoken cornerstone of the post-graduation experience for countless past Urban students. Many see it as a time for them to experience the world and spend time with their high school...

La Cocina strives for representation in the food industry

La Cocina strives for representation in the food industry

Katherine Weltzien, Staff Writer May 30, 2017

White workers hold 81 percent of United States restaurant management positions, and “a disproportionate amount of these male,” according to a survey of 133 fine dining restaurants by the Restaurant...

Focus: Urbans equity initiative aims at raising academic success for all

Focus: Urban’s equity initiative aims at raising academic success for all

Jenna Waldman, Staff Writer November 4, 2011

On a recent October morning, Duncan Magidson (’12) stood up in the St. Agnes gym and smoothly presided over Urban’s all-school meeting as student body co-president. It was a long way from where...

Focus: Urban’s endowment growing but still behind other Bay Area schools

Eli Dinkelspiel, Staff Writer October 25, 2011

Last year, nearly 42 percent of applicants to Urban requested financial aid. So it was no surprise when a recent Legend survey found that 34 percent of Urban students — the single-largest group of...

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