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

To exempt or not to exempt: vaccines and student health

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor April 26, 2022

Classical utilitarian ethics—an ethical theory—dictates that the well-being of everyone is weighed equally in the pursuit of a morally-good life. Rapid developments in modern medicine and the raging...

Illustration credit: Izzie Ballon.

Opinion: Bezos, Branson, Musk, and the final frontier of colonialism

Ezra Bergson-Michelson, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

On July 11, a rocket containing zero trained astronauts rose 53.5 miles into the sky. That day marked the first time that an untrained civilian crew had participated in spaceflight, but those that rose...

Illustration credit: Mira Chandriani.

Urban community reflects on post vaccination life

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative June 3, 2021

Having braved over a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, US citizens are now seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. Vaccinations have resulted in the decline of new COVID-19 cases in the US and the loosening...

Urban community scores below standard on common knowledge quiz

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative March 28, 2021

[slideshow_deploy id='12438']Urban is a school that prides itself on “academic excellence” through “rigorous engagement, comprehensive assessment and thoughtful self-evaluation,” according to Urban’s...

Photo of colorful notes of Kikani Libada ‘21. Photo by Kikani Libada.

The note-taking hall of fame

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer May 6, 2019

In every Urban classroom there’s at least one student whose notes could be framed in gold and placed on the wall of a museum. From review sheets for a math final to notes from a history class, notes...

Belle Davis 19 dressed as a dragon on Oct. 31, 2018.

A Halloween to Remember

Wes Peters, Staff Writer November 1, 2018

On Oct. 31, 2018, Urban students and teachers participated in the Halloween assembly, showing off their elaborate and extraordinary costumes. The winner of the solo costume competition was Belle...

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