The Urban Legend

The Urban School introduces PAs during the school day

Phoebe Grandi, Head of Photography

November 16, 2017

This Fall, U Periods were introduced to the Urban School weekly schedule as a way to relieve the stress of academic life through non-graded courses about subjects students are interested in, including physical activities. Students made U Period selections last spring. Physical Activity U Period...

Highlighting the lives of Urban Student Dancers

Emma Draisin, Staff Writer

June 8, 2016

The following is a series of interviews I conducted with student dancers at Urban. These girls all show ambition, appreciation, and dedication to their dance. Because there is no official dance program at Urban, these dancers receive little school-wide attention. These profiles are meant to bring their ...

Urban students discuss fine line between cultural appropriation and appreciation

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

June 10, 2015

Even though though it might not be talked about openly, culture appropriation impacts Urban students. But it’s hard to bring up cultural appropriation at Urban. Given the prominence of a so-called “shutdown culture” when talking about sensitive issues around race, Urban’s climate isn’t exactly...

Listen up: Read about three upcoming Bay Area music festivals

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014

Outside Lands When: Aug. 8 to Aug. 10, 2014 Where: Golden Gate Park (the Polo Fields, Speedway Meadow, and Lindley Meadow), San Francisco Who: All genres, including Kanye West, Arctic Monkeys, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Tickets: $275 (3-day general admission), $115 (1-day general ad...

White female rappers match male misogyny

Olivia Morfit, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following story contains explicit language that the Editors-in-Chief consider a necessary component of the story. The use of such language is reserved by the Legend staff for situations where the quality of the Legend would decrease with the absence or censorship of the language in...

Procrastinating with Eli: Don’t Let Kanye into his Zone

Screenshot of the Kanye Zone website. Usernames blocked out to protect privacy.

Eli Dinkelspiel, Staff Writer

October 10, 2013

Procrastinating with Eli is a blog that shows off some of the best ways to take a breather on the web —  from sites that blow you away with their beauty and creativity, to some of the most inane time-sucks out there.   In late 2011, hip-hop superstars Kanye West an...

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