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

Illustration relating various mass shootings in the United States, by Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor

Louisville shooting reveals Urban’s response to tragedy

Wes Peters, Staff Writer December 20, 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, Gregory Bush entered a Kroger—a chain supermarket—in Jefferson City, Kentucky, and shot two African Americans named Maurice Stallard and Vickie Lee Jones. Afterward, Bush...

Midterm Madness Part I: Whats Going On

Midterm Madness Part I: What’s Going On

Kian Nassre, Web Editor October 17, 2018

In light of the upcoming midterm elections, I will be writing a series of articles explaining various aspects of the election season. Part I will inform readers on several key issues that have defined...

Walking Out for Change

Walking Out for Change

Phoebe Grandi, Staff Writer June 6, 2018

      It was 10 a.m. on a foggy Wednesday morning. At this time on a regular Wednesday, Urban students would be halfway done with their B period class, taking notes on Spanish...

Have frequent mass shootings become an inevitable violence in the U.S.?

Catherine Silvestri, Editor-in-Chief, Magazine February 13, 2018

On a Friday morning in December of 2012, I was home from school sick and sitting in my kitchen as I watched the news. At the age of 13, I was an avid CNN watcher, keeping up with every natural disaster...

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20 Great Reads of 2015

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic December 16, 2015

Here is a sampling of the best nonfiction articles of the year.       MEET THE AMERICAN VIGILANTES WHO ARE FIGHTING ISIS Jennifer Percy – The New York Times Magazine “Like...

Legend staff battles over gun control

Legend staff battles over gun control

Jacob Winick and Alex Johnson, Staff writers February 26, 2013

PRO-Restraints on gun ownership by Jacob Winick  It was the kind of Christmas story nobody wanted to read. On Friday, Dec. 14, Adam Lanza, armed with his mother’s assault rifle, killed 26 people at...

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