The Urban Legend

Increased interest in Urban School volleyball creates frosh-soph team

Zoe Meneghetti, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

November 2, 2016

This year, there has been the biggest increase of girls volleyball players since Athletic Director and Boys Varsity Basketball coach Joe Skiffer has been at Urban. With 38 students showing up to tryouts, the Urban School was able to field not only full varsity and junior varsity teams, but also create ...

Urban sailing team: small but mighty

Zoe Meneghetti, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

   Cayley Crist (‘17) buckles up her life jacket as she admires the Golden Gate Bridge. Captain Marie Bergsund (‘16) and Hannah Schrank (‘19) bring their sails down to the dock, and Hanna Pierce (‘16) searches for a bailer as she adjusts her sailing gear. The Urban Sailing Team rigs its boa...

Bring Back Our Girls’ “School Girl March” seeks to raise awareness about Nigerian kidnappings

Campaigners march in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, as a part of

Ilana Brandstetter, Staff Writer

May 22, 2014

Bring Back Our Girls, a social awareness campaign that started in California, is organizing a worldwide School Girl March today to raise awareness about the plight of 276 Nigerian girls abducted from their school by Islamic terrorists more than a month ago. According to the Bring Back Our Girls web...

Opinion: When it comes to sexism, girls may be more than half of the problem

SNL actors Nasim Pedrad and Seth Meyers joke about women’s once-icy, but now thawing, sentiments for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. 
Photo from NBC.com/Fair Use exemption

Marney Kline

March 27, 2013

In the film, “When Harry Met Sally,” 22-year-old Sally (Meg Ryan) arrives in New York to pursue the trifecta of modern-day womanhood: career, partner, and social milieu. Several years later, Sally sobs into her pillowcase, Harry (Billy Crystal) at her side, lamenting her ex-boyfriend’s marriage...

Urban School team captains offer outlook on spring sports

Team captain, baseball

Jenna Waldman

April 24, 2012

With the end of winter just four weeks away, captains for Urban's spring sports teams offer their outlooks on the spring season. Baseball – Albie Brown (’12) For baseball preseason, we met in the Panhandle or jogged to other parts of Golden Gate Park to throw the baseball around and get our arms...

A dominant season: Urban’s girls soccer team makes NCS

A dominant season: Urban's girls soccer team makes NCS

Jason Cinti

June 10, 2011

It’s the kind of boast most high school soccer coaches dream of making: "Most wins in school history, fewest losses in school history, most shutouts in school history, best record in school history, and best team in school history," said Antony Reyes, head coach of the Urban girls varsity soccer team,...

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