The Urban Legend

Voices of the Climate March

Voices of the Climate March

Kyra Nagle, Arts & Culture Editor, Design Managing Editor

October 29, 2019

Mackensie Park: “I went to the climate march because as people, we share this planet with a larger ecosystem of nature and animals; despite this, we have developed the idea that our luxuries are a right and not a privilege. Our actions that reflect a thoughtless consumerism are negatively affecti...

Walking Out for Change

Walking Out for Change

Phoebe Grandi, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018

      It was 10 a.m. on a foggy Wednesday morning. At this time on a regular Wednesday, Urban students would be halfway done with their B period class, taking notes on Spanish verb conjugations, annotating the American Constitution, or perfecting their factor-label-method conver...

Protest Is Patriotism

Jack Cogen, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Urban recognizes that democracy does not start and end in the voting booth. On November 9, 2016, 159 Urban students walked out of school to peacefully protest the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. I did not attend the protests because of a commitment at my Service Learning site,...

Students at the Urban School of San Francisco walk out

Students at the Urban School of San Francisco walk out

Emma Draisin, Staff Writer, Features Editor

November 9, 2016

  "At 12:45 p.m. today, 159 of our 417 Urban students organized a walk-out and march down Market Street to the Ferry Plaza to express how disturbed they were by the outcome of the presidential election. The school sent 7 faculty members along with the students to help ensure their safety. Whil...

Pro-lifers Storm Market Street

Emmy Hicks-Jablons, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

Over the past weekend, San Francisco was not itself. Children perched on the shoulders of their parents, soaking up a sea of abortion symbolism as tens of thousands of pro-life protestors flooded Market Street. On Friday and Saturday January 22nd and 23rd, the 12th annual Walk for Life West Coast took...

History unfolding: Are Occupy protests the new civil rights movement?

Jonathan Baer, Staff Writer

December 14, 2011

Call it a flashback: When the Occupy movement hit San Francisco, it brought back memories of Vietnam, sit-ins, the sexual revolution, the rise of feminism – the glory times that self-proclaimed “old hippie” Rick Fletcher loved. In a full-body, green jumpsuit, with a matching Army hat, the grey-bearded Flet...

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