The Urban Legend

Urban ramps up security for new school year

Urban ramps up security for new school year

Loki Olin, Features Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Features

In recent weeks, numerous adjustments to Urban’s security have been made to address previous flaws that exposed the school to both external and internal threats. The doors to the Page Street entrance are now locked throughout the school day and are monitored by a security guard sporting a gleaming badge...

Walking Out for Change

Walking Out for Change

Phoebe Grandi, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

      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...

The Panhandle is still safe

The Panhandle is still safe

Phoebe Grandi, Head of Photography

May 10, 2018


Filed under Opinions

In eighth grade, I invited a friend to my house, a change of scenery from our typical afternoons spent eating and shopping on Chestnut street. However, she told me that she did not feel comfortable being in my neighborhood. This puzzled me; at the time I did not consider my neighborhood unsafe. Sur...

Bring Back Our Girls’ “School Girl March” seeks to raise awareness about Nigerian kidnappings

Bring Back Our Girls’ “School Girl March” seeks to raise awareness about Nigerian kidnappings

Ilana Brandstetter, Staff Writer

May 22, 2014


Filed under News, Top Stories

Bring Back Our Girls, a social awareness campaign that started in California, is organizing a worldwide School Girl March today to raise awareness about the plight of 276 Nigerian girls abducted from their school by Islamic terrorists more than a month ago. According to the Bring Back Our Girls web...

New San Francisco Police Department Safety Hub aims to alleviate safety concerns in SF’s Sixth Street Neighborhood

New San Francisco Police Department Safety Hub aims to alleviate safety concerns in SF’s Sixth Street Neighborhood

Mara Pleasure, Staff Writer

April 10, 2013


Filed under News, Top Stories

People became tense and confused as voices were raised on a recent Thursday at the Sonoma Market, a small grocery story in San Francisco’s Sixth Street neighborhood. A man and woman were arguing while walking in and out of the storefront. There was a loud crash as the woman threw her bag on the...

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