The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The new Warriors stadium, Chase Center, under construction on September 21, 2018

San Francisco awaits the opening of new Warriors stadium

Wes Peters, Staff Writer May 18, 2019

On September 15, 2015, the owners of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors announced plans to build their dream arena, which will be situated in San Francisco, across the bay from their current home in Oakland,...

Illustration of signs by protestors in the Oakland teacher strikes, by Loki Olin, Features Editor

Agreement reached after Oakland teacher strike, but is it enough?

Sydney Riemer, Staff Writer May 7, 2019

On Feb. 22, 2018, West Virginia teachers began a strike that would last 14 days and inspire a nationwide wave of teacher strikes in Colorado, Arizona, Oklahoma, North Carolina and California that would...

Sources: Politico, the Census Bureau, the Hood Incubator (a POC-focused cannabis business accellerator). Infographic by Kian Nassre, Web Editor.

Lack of diversity in the Bay Area cannabis business

Tallula Ricciardi, Arts & Culture Editor December 19, 2018

Since the legalization of recreational marijuana in January of 2018, the Bay Area community and economy have faced drastic changes in the cannabis industry. As more legal dispensaries open in San Francisco...

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...

Indiefest, a film festival for independent movies took place from Feb. 6 to 20, 2014.

REVIEW: 16th annual San Francisco IndieFest features variety of films

Tessa Petrich and Mara Pleasure March 3, 2014

This year marked the 16th annual San Francisco Independent Film Festival (IndieFest). The festival featured 78 different independent films and shorts at a variety of small theaters all over the Bay Area....

Hughen and Starkweathers Drawing Self-Anchored Suspension (Ink, gouache, and pencil on paper, 5 x 5 inches, 2011)

Urban art teacher Jennifer Starkweather’s exhibit “Valediction” bids farewell to Bay Bridge east span

Niki King Fredel, Staff Writer December 4, 2013

Jennifer Starkweather, a visual arts teacher at Urban, is saying farewell in her own way to the old east span of the Bay Bridge, a part of the San Francisco skyline since 1936. “Valediction,” a series...

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