GALLERY: Humans of Haight

Niki King Fredel, Lily Dodd, and Olive Lopez

June 5, 2014

The "Humans of Haight" photo gallery hopes to capture the essence of the characters of Haight Street. It is inspired by the photography website, Humans of New York. The photos were taken by Niki King Fredel with reporting assistance from Olive Lopez and Lily Dodd. This is the first installment in th...

Urban School students start the day right with healthy breakfasts

A common breakfast for Urban students: oatmeal with toppings.

Aleah Jennings-Newhouse, Staff Writer

March 3, 2014

It is 8:10 in the morning, and Urban students are turning as much attention as they can muster to their A-period teachers. Take Brooke Roberts’ A-period history class. Like all high schoolers, the students there are sleep-deprived and groggy, but there’s one problem they don’t have: Most of...

Haight Street reveals a wide spectrum of opinions on Romney, Obama, and politics as usual

Haight Street reveals a wide spectrum of opinions on Romney, Obama, and politics as usual

By the Legend staff, Staff Writer

November 8, 2012

While the rest of America was gripped by a decision between President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, interviews on Election Day with people on Haight Street — a butcher, a garbage man, and an unemployed chef — revealed a range of beliefs, hopes and frustrations. "I’m probably voting,"...

Haight Street health food store expands

Kyra Bergsund

June 10, 2011

The Haight Street Market at 1530 Haight St., dubbed “The Health Food Store” by Urban students, recently expanded its selection to offer a bigger selection of foods made to order.  Expanding the store into the building next door, they now offer sandwiches, hot food, a wide selection of drinks, sushi,...

Haight Street shooting tests Urban School’s new lockdown procedures

Haight Street shooting tests Urban School's new lockdown procedures

Hannah Gorman and Megan Madden, Staff writers

February 9, 2011

An unidentified man was shot in the back Wednesday one block south of The Urban School, prompting a lockdown as well as a test of Urban's new emergency procedures. The shooting took place at at 1:20 p.m. at Fred’s New Lite Supermarket, located at 1416 Haight Street, on the corner of Haight and Masonic...

Guest Opinion: Two Urban students against the “Safe Teen Socializing Agreement”

Guest Opinion: Two Urban students against the

Harry Krinsky and Charlotte Blanc, Guest writers

February 8, 2011

Read the parent guest opinion on the "Safe Teen Socializing Contract" by John M. O'Connell Jr. As freshmen, we can eat on Haight Street on the first day of school. We have laptops and no Web site restrictions. We even participated in deciding on the grading policy, which will have a large impact on our hig...

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