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

Social media addiction, fake news and the Social Dilemma

Social media addiction, fake news and the Social Dilemma

Clementine Daniel, Editor in chief, Print November 19, 2020

“If you’re not paying for the product, then you are the product.” That’s what former Google design ethicist and co-founder of The Center for Humane Technology, Tristan Harris, said about social...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review: A new take on an old formula

Jack Cogen, Editor, Opinions January 23, 2018

Warning: this review will attempt to spoil as little as possible of Episode VIII, but will spoil most of the previous films in the series.   “Let the past die; kill it if you have to.”...

A closer look at the annual Urban Film Festival

Aiden Ryan, Staff Writer June 3, 2017

Illicit substances. Fearsome beasts. Cucumbers. All of these topics and more are featured in this year’s Urban School Film Festival, an event run by video production, video/photography Teacher Kelli...

Urban student creates film exploring use of Adderall

Vivien Manning, Staff Writer June 3, 2017

  Urban student Will Hoppin (’18) decided to closely examine ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and the use of Adderall in what has morphed into a film that explores his own and others’...

The Grand Budapest Hotel directed by Wes Anderson

REVIEW: Wes Anderson’s new film, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” overwhelms but entertains

Niki King Fredel and March 20, 2014

It is complicated, quirky, and aesthetically pleasing. It is a flashback within a flashback, stretching across three eras: the ‘80s, ‘60s, and ‘30s. The cast is large and star-studded, with each...

Indiefest, a film festival for independent movies took place from Feb. 6 to 20, 2014.

REVIEW: 16th annual San Francisco IndieFest features variety of films

Tessa Petrich and Mara Pleasure March 3, 2014

This year marked the 16th annual San Francisco Independent Film Festival (IndieFest). The festival featured 78 different independent films and shorts at a variety of small theaters all over the Bay Area....

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