The Urban Legend

Historic building classifications further SF housing crisis

Diego Lopez, EIC of Online

May 10, 2018

San Francisco is in the midst of a housing crisis, and community organizations are making it worse. Rents are skyrocketing from already high highs to astronomic levels. Last month, the median price for a home in San Francisco hit an all-time high of $1.6 million, according to the Paragon Real Estate Grou...

Do emotions have a place in the classroom?

Vivien Manning, Features Editor

March 29, 2018

We all sat in the classroom, stunned by the brutality and shock of last night’s reading. This is my Women’s United States History class, and we had just read “It Was like All of Us Had Been Raped” : Sexual Violence, Community Mobilization, and the African American Freedom Struggle, a reading tha...

Getting to know the newest faculty members: A profile series

Emma Draisin, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

October 24, 2017

As the San Francisco fall sets in, the new Urban School teachers settle into their new roles at the school. The Urban Legend interviewed three of these newcomers to give the students and faculty a better sense of the unique individuals who have most recently joined our community. Ratna Kamath: Stra...

Try out the brand new Urban Legend crossword, now with answers!

Try out the brand new Urban Legend crossword, now with answers!

Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief of Visuals

October 24, 2017

Clues Answers   Are you sure you want to look at the answers?   Are you 100% certain?   You gotta be sure before you look at them, so are you?   Last chance, all spoilers are on you now.   Across  ...

An annoying sophomore’s take on his “favorite” Urban classes

Kian Nassre, staff writer

May 18, 2017

Computer Science 1 & 2 My name for it: there are 10 types of people in this world, people who get binary and people who don’t. Computer Science is rather hard to explain, so I will define some of the terms that you may run into. Recursion: If someone says “you’re dumb,” then takes it...

Reflecting on Urban, 5 Years Later

Lindsay Welch (Urban Class of 2011), Guest Writer

June 8, 2016

It has been 5 years since I received my Urban School diploma, as I proudly shook Charlotte’s hand onstage at Stern Grove. I remember little about that day, other than the sundress I wore, the bouquets of flowers I received, and the pictures I took with my friends. When I was in high school, I...

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