The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Reflecting on Month of Understanding

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online March 3, 2022

An array of forums, panels and interactive events prompted the Urban community to question both their immediate community and the world around them. From January 11 to February 3, a total of 13 events...

The Middle East takes center stage with Golden Thread Productions

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor February 9, 2022

“Nobody else was telling our stories and on the rare occasion that they were telling our stories, they weren't doing a good job of it.” In 1996, Torange Yeghiazarian founded Golden Thread Productions...

A year in review: 2020-2021

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online June 7, 2021

First Day of School August 31, 2020 The absence of the Senior Raid into the Salkind Center gym on August 31, 2020, marked an untraditional start to the 2020-2021 school year, yet other ASM traditions...

Urban student 2020 music rewind

Zoe Sokatch, Staff Writer January 20, 2021

In a year like no other, full of uncertainty and hardship, music can be a reliable source of joy, comfort and escape. Many people have turned to music to get them through 2020. As the calendar turned to...

Stephen Dawes 21. Photo credit: Clementine Daniel

Students who Songwrite

Clementine Daniel, Managing Editor February 11, 2020

There are numerous immersive music courses offered at Urban, focusing on a variety of complex musical techniques that range from Chamber Orchestra to Music Production and Engineering. Students can focus...

Haight Ashbury Music Center displays liquidation banners. Photo credit: Phoebe Grandi.

The disappearing sounds of Haight Street: the closing of the Haight Ashbury Music Center

Phoebe Grandi, Editor-in-Chief, Online October 23, 2019

For the past 47 years, the Haight Ashbury Music Center, which neighbors Gus’s Community Market, has had a constant stream of musicians walking into the store and performing outside of it. However, the...

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