The Urban Legend

Mario Savio: Student revolutionary turned Urban math teacher

Mario Savio: Student revolutionary turned Urban math teacher

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

December 2, 1964. Mario Savio, a young man the newspapers describe as “slender, 6-foot-1, sloping at the shoulders, clad usually in baggy slacks and a heavy jacket,” stands in front of a throng of UC Berkeley students, delivering what would become one of the most famous speeches of the sixties. He...

Annual junior trip to Joshua Tree coming to an end

Annual junior trip to Joshua Tree coming to an end

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014

Sunburns, rocks, and tradition: These defining parts of Joshua Tree may be left in the desert dust as Urban explores other options for the annual junior class trip. When Urban was smaller, all students went on a trip in October, with a different location each year. In 1983, Point Reyes was identi...

White privilege faculty panel and students of color retreat make space for discussions of race

White privilege faculty panel and students of color retreat make space for discussions of race

Aleah Jennings-Newhouse, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

The term "white privilege" and, more importantly, the idea behind it, has been bouncing around the Urban community fervently for the past few weeks, following a controversial, anonymous submission to Urban's "Appreciations Wall" that contained slang derived from the N-word. In response to this incident, members of the school have take...

The School Newspaper of The Urban School of San Francisco
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