The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Interior of a thrift store on Haight street. By Ellie Lerner, staff writer.

Green is the new black: thrifting could be the answer to fast fashion pollution

Ellie Lerner, Staff Writer February 27, 2019

This December, the Urban school Green Team hosted a school clothing swap in which Urban students donated clothes and were able to choose items to add to their wardrobe from one another’s donations. “The...

Illustration of cinematic poster for best picture winner The Green Book.
By Lena Bianchi, Design Editor.

The overlooked controversy surrounding the Oscar Best picture nominee, “Green Book”

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer February 25, 2019

The Oscars took place on Feb 24, and while the ceremony may have gone much better than many thought it would without a host, one big point of controversy has been the winner of the Best Picture award,...

Organic food may not be worth it, new Stanford Medical study finds

Organic food may not be worth it, new Stanford Medical study finds

Tessa Petrich, Staff Writer October 3, 2012

How often do you pay the extra dollar per pound for those crisp organic apples? As it turns out, according to a Stanford Medical study released Sept. 4, organic produce isn’t healthier than the conventional...

Will San Francisco adopt a bike-sharing program?

Zoe Pleasure, Staff writer February 6, 2011

Think about two-wheeled contraptions gliding down the street, like an eco-friendly parade: With San Francisco considering a bicycle-sharing program, to begin at the end of 2011, more bikes may take to...

How far are you willing to go to be eco-correct?

Elizabeth Logan, Staff writer April 11, 2010

Since the beginning of Urban, nay, since the beginning of time, man has slowly but surely destroyed Mother Earth through the use of the most satanic substance: paper (or, as it is known in Canada, demon-fiber). The...

Photo by Elly Fireside-Ostergaard

Sustainable sushi restaurants protect environment

Emily Wen April 11, 2010

It doesn’t take a genius to know that sushi is a posh trend that is here to stay. Unfortunately, unless we sushi consumers become more aware of what types of sushi are eco-friendly and which are...

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