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The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Solar panels on Urbans Page building roof. Photo credit: David Coffman.

Where does Urban’s power come from?

Zoe Sokatch, Arts and Culture & Caboose Editor November 18, 2021

From the posters that line the hallways and bathroom stalls with sustainability tips, to the four available classes that address environmental issues, Urban is an environmental activism hotspot. However,...

Infographic comparing meat industry subsidies to fruit and vegetable industry subsidies. Source: Meatanomics. Infographic by Kian Nassre, Web Editor.

Urban leads SF high schools with Meatless Mondays

Ellie Lerner, Staff Writer December 19, 2018

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,...

San Francisco and The Urban School strive to meet Zero Waste goal by 2020

August Ackley, EIC of Digital Content November 16, 2017

In August, 2017, the San Francisco Department of Environment and Recology announced that items once considered waste, including plastic bags and plastic wrap, can now be recycled. The Department of Environment...

The California drought is so severe that many beautiful lakes like Shasta Lake are drying up.

Ending the drought one drip at a time

Ilana Brandstetter, Features Editor November 19, 2014

Despite the Urban community’s pride as environmentalists, few students have made significant changes in the midst of California’s worst drought in reported history. Diana Silvestri (’15), a member...

Josey Baker, a young San Francisco business owner, opened a bakery in February that offers a wide variety of breads and other goods.

Josey Baker bakes up a storm at The Mill, new San Francisco bakery

Tessa Petrich, Staff Writer March 27, 2013

Seed feast, dark mountain rye, country, corn kamut, walnut, black pepper Parmesan, whole wheat, apricot sage — whatever sparks Josey Baker’s interest, he makes. His bread creations are now available...

Urban Schools Green Team takes aim at water bottles

Urban School’s Green Team takes aim at water bottles

Sara Brooks, Charlotte Harris, Staff Writer, Guest Writer November 9, 2010
If Urban's Green Team has its way, water bottles may one day become an endangered species. Members are educating students about plastic’s impact on the environment and the high cost of buying water bottles. Members also are lobbying to ban plastic water bottle sales in the student center. Green Team’s goal is to urge the use of reusable bottles.
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