The Urban Legend

Humans of Flik Dining

Humans of Flik Dining

Lola McAllister and Eli Gordon

May 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Online Exclusive

In October, 2018, the Urban Legend called on the school community in an editorial to “work together to ensure that gratitude and human connection remain integral elements of our culture” by getting to know people who provide invaluable service to the Urban community but whose contributions often go ov...

No more cashiers: Amazon Go is changing the way we shop

No more cashiers: Amazon Go is changing the way we shop

Lena Bianchi, Design Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Features

Most of the time, grabbing an item off the shelf of a grocery store and walking right out the door without checking out, is stealing. However, at Amazon Go, this is the only way to purchase items. Amazon Go is a different type of corner store-supermarket that allows their customers to enter by using an ...

Flik combines financial security with sustainable, small batch cooking

Flik combines financial security with sustainable, small batch cooking

Lily Daniel and Tikloh Bruno-Basaing

February 3, 2019


Filed under Features

In the past four years, the Urban community has been served by three different food providers: Urban’s own cafeteria service, an outsourced company called Fare Resources and currently, Flik Independent School Dining. While Urban has finally arrived at Flik, the difficulty of maintaining a successful bus...

Urban leads SF high schools with Meatless Mondays

Urban leads SF high schools with Meatless Mondays

Ellie Lerner, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

This December, Urban may become the first school in San Francisco to implement Meatless Mondays if the trial for the new menu is proven successful. Out of concern for the dire state of the environment, Urban student Ella Rosenblatt ‘19 brought the idea of Meatless Mondays to the school administratio...

Puerto Rico post Maria: “feed the islands, not the exports”

Puerto Rico post Maria: “feed the islands, not the exports”

Lily Daniel, Caboose Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features

In the wake of destruction caused by Hurricane Maria, sustainable farming organizations in Puerto Rico such as El Departamento de La Comida are attempting to encourage a shift away from the country’s dependence on imports towards sustainable food practices. Over a month since the hurricane first hit t...

Urban diets

Lily Daniel, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017


Filed under Features

As kale chips have gone from a crunchy hipster trend to a San Francisco corner store staple, it seems as if healthy and clean dietary choices are taking over the world. While approximately 3.2 percent of Americans eat a vegetarian diet, according to a study by Harris Insights and Analytics, a market researc...

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