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

The Official ACT Prep Guide. Photo credit: Reese Bassuk.

Are standardized tests a thing of the past?

Reese Bassuk, Sports and Caboose Editor March 14, 2023

The ACT and SAT, previously essential to get into college, have now become optional for the vast majority of universities in the United States. According to Forbes, more than 80% of four-year colleges...

Painting a picture of the Winter Art Show: Getting to know the artists

Reese Bassuk, Sports & Caboose Editor February 6, 2023

Over 20 years ago, the Winter Art Show was created to allow students to create original work and experiment freely with various mediums and artistic styles. The show is designed to help students develop...

What grade deans really think about you

What grade deans really think about you

Reese Bassuk, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

CHARISSE - 12th grade Give five phrases/words to describe your grade. Ambitious, capable, curious, good-hearted, honest. What color would your grade be? Purple, because it's a royal color. What...

The race for District 17’s next Assembly Member

Reese Bassuk, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

On February 15, citizens of District 17 voted in a primary election to send two of the four Assembly seat candidates, current Board of Supervisors member Matt Haney and former Board of Supervisors...

Students with jobs

Reese Bassuk, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

With the homework load piling up and the 2nd trimester of the 2021-22 school year in full swing, it can be challenging for students to find the time to participate in activities outside of school. Maintaining...

BSU poster in the Library on Tuesday, November 9th. Photo credit: Lochlain Steere.

Urban’s affinity and ally spaces balance light and heavy discussions

Reese Bassuk, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Earlier this year, the student body filled up the Salkind Center Gym to listen to students present the affinity and ally spaces they led. All grades received a google form to put themselves on the sign...

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