The Urban Legend

Editorial: It’s time for Urban’s absence policy to align with its values and public image

Ellie Lerner, News and Opinions Editor

December 3, 2019

On September 20th, the Urban School posted eleven photos of Urban students protesting alongside thousands of other Bay Area students at the San Francisco Climate Strike on the Urban School Instagram account. Despite the school’s well-earned reputation for student activism, these Instagram posts are...

San Francisco awaits the opening of new Warriors stadium

San Francisco awaits the opening of new Warriors stadium

Wes Peters, Staff Writer

May 18, 2019

On September 15, 2015, the owners of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors announced plans to build their dream arena, which will be situated in San Francisco, across the bay from their current home in Oakland, CA. About a year-and-a-half later, Oakland-based NFL team the Raiders announced plans to move...

No more cashiers: Amazon Go is changing the way we shop

No more cashiers: Amazon Go is changing the way we shop

Lena Bianchi, Design Editor

February 28, 2019

Most of the time, grabbing an item off the shelf of a grocery store and walking right out the door without checking out, is stealing. However, at Amazon Go, this is the only way to purchase items. Amazon Go is a different type of corner store-supermarket that allows their customers to enter by using an ...

Urban adopts new active shooter protocol

Urban adopts new active shooter protocol

Wes Peters, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

In 2015, after a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport in 2013 where one Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer died, the TSA released a video detailing the most effective ways to survive a shooting in a business or school. In the video, the TSA coined the catchphrase: Run, hide, fig...

Five pizzas every San Franciscan should try

Five pizzas every San Franciscan should try

Kian Nassre, Web Editor

February 16, 2019

Whenever my mom travels for work, my dad and I embark on what we call our “Pizza Odyssey.” Basically, we have tried almost every good pizza place in San Francisco. Sorry deep dish or NY slice fans, but I have a bias toward Italian thin crust pizzas. And now, for the benefit of the Urban community,...

Passage of Prop C may not be enough to solve SF homelessness crisis

Passage of Prop C may not be enough to solve SF homelessness crisis

Loki Olin, Features Editor

December 20, 2018

San Francisco’s wealthiest citizens represent the peak of American prosperity. In fact, becoming a member of San Francisco’s top one percent requires a higher annual income than any other city in the United States. An attractive destination for business owners and entrepreneurs alike, San Franci...

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