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

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Russia, Ukraine and why oil is so expensive?

Kyle Young, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

The worldwide wholesale petroleum and oil industry is — to no surprise — immensely lucrative. Many countries like Saudi Arabia or Russia have denationalized multi-billion dollar formerly state-owned...

Russia at the 2018 Olympics

Phoebe Grandi April 3, 2018

Tensions in the Russian doping scandal have deepened as two participating Russian athletes received positive drug test results in the last weeks of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. This year, there...

Ukraine protesters force president to flee capital

March 6, 2014

Riot shields and tanks were no match for the Ukrainian revolutionaries who forced President Viktor F. Yanukovych to flee Kiev on Feb. 22. Clashes between protesters, labeled “terrorists” by the...

First Gold Medal Tie in Olympic Alpine Skiing Ever

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer February 13, 2014

For the first time in Olympic history, there was a tie for the gold medal during the women’s alpine downhill skiing event during day 7, Feb. 12, of the Sochi Winter Olympics. Tina Maze of Slovenia and...

Russian Skier Breaks Ski, Canadian Coach Rushes to Aid

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer February 12, 2014

During the semi finals of the cross-country skiing sprint event at the winter Olympics on Day 6, February 11, Russian skier Anton Gafarov badly damaged, first, and then finally broke one of his skis half...

Before the Games Even Began

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer February 11, 2014

Few days before the games even began, the host of the Olympics, the town of Sochi had seemingly not been properly constructed. Reports of hotels with unfinished lobbies, rooms, and incorrect plumbing were...

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