The Urban Legend

Reviews on Previews

Emma Draisin, Co Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

November 16, 2017

After two long years, I am reintroducing former Urban School student and Urban Legend staff writer Lily Dodd’s concept of reviewing upcoming cinematic works based exclusively on their trailers. I have not seen these movies, and I may never. After a few minutes of previews, I have prepared my thoughts b...

Exploring Urban’s transit trends

Illustration of the San Francisco Bay Area by Catherine Silvestri

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

The roar of cars, lurching of busses, and screeching of bicycle brakes are all emblematic of the ways in which Urban students travel to school. Some take 20 minute bus rides. Others, 10 minute walks to school or five minute bike rides. For these students, navigating through San Francisco presents...

Sci-Fi or Sci-Fact? Urban science department discusses

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

By Lily Dodd The science department is passionate about many things. Among them: The San Francisco Giants, moths, Batman, science (of course), ski jumping, moths, time travel, sea otters, movies, and moths. Today we combine two of those wonderful passions, science and movies, and learn which popular...

7 Things You Should Read/Watch This Fall

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

October 8, 2014

Top 7 things you should be super pumped Reading/Watching this fall: 7) Movie: "This is Where I Leave You." Tina Fey? Jason Bateman? Jane Fonda? All in one movie? And it’s out now???RIGHT NOW???   6) Movie: On October 7 "The Blood of Olympus," Rick Riordan’s much-anticipated finale to his Heroes of Olympus series is released in t...

My five-hour mission – to boldly go where no Urban School student has gone before

A man who introduced himself as

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

November 21, 2013

Middle-aged men in pointy ears. Thirty-something women with robotic-looking decorations circling their eyes. A pumpkin, on which actor Benedict Cumberbatch’s face was carved so intricately, I thought a three-dimensional printer must have been involved. Where was I? On a different planet? Well, almost. Fe...

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