The Urban Legend

First presidential primaries spark conversation and shift support

First presidential primaries spark conversation and shift support

Marie Bergsund, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

In the final week of January, anticipation for the Iowa caucuses, sparked discussions about the top candidates. For the more liberal voters, there was considerable support for Senator and Democratic candidate, Bernie Sanders. Alex Taschetta (‘19),supporter of Bernie Sanders, said that he admired t...

OPINION: An open letter to phone overusers

OPINION: An open letter to phone overusers

Marie Bergsund, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

I was sitting in the library at lunch on a Tuesday. I had intended to do homework, so I zipped up my procrastination-inducing phone inside my backpack and started in. It was not long before I found myself distracted. I was distracted by the girl sitting in front of me taking selfies. Trying to study,...

Student brains are more than a science experiment and a standard scale

Student brains are more than a science experiment and a standard scale

Marie Bergsund, Staff Writer

February 9, 2015

If you’ve ever taken a science class, you know that an experiment requires a dependent variable, an independent variable, and a control. The most important component is the control. If you’re testing how long it takes for a rat to run through a maze but one rat is given an hour, and the other rat...

New Bay Bridge eastern span bike path, long road to nowhere

New Bay Bridge eastern span bike path, long road to nowhere

Marie Bergsund and Aleah Jennings-Newhouse

November 14, 2013

With a dead end as its only destination and no access to San Francisco, the new Bay Bridge bike path could have been a tough sell. But visitors to the eight-mile path, located alongside the eastern span of the Bay Bridge, seem to have found other reasons to enjoy its many possibilities, from biking, walk...

Engine fire causes Marin bus breakdown, strands Urban School students

Engine fire causes Marin bus breakdown, strands Urban School students

Marie Bergsund, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

The daily commute from Marin to The Urban School of San Francisco proved problematic for approximately 30 students on Tuesday when a bus engine caught fire, leaving students stranded by the side of the highway north of the Golden Gate Bridge. As the Marin bus slowed to a stop at approximately 7:40...

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