The joys and sorrows of Tinder

Eli Gordon, Editor-in-Chief, Print May 11, 2020

I admit that I started writing this story with some hesitation. It is illegal for people under the age of 18 to use dating apps, and many students are embarrassed to publicly share such an intimate part...

Shafia Zaloom displays her new book, Sex Teens, and Everything in Between on Friday, September 3, 2019. Photo Credit: Shafia Zaloom.

Urban’s newest author: Shafia Zaloom

Callum Yeaman, Staff Writer October 28, 2019

While the #metoo movement rises and sexual assault becomes one of the most prevalent issues in the United States today, only 50% of high schools require sexual education for their students. Shafia Zaloom,...

Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why sparks controversy in and out of Urban’s halls

Catherine Silvestri, Staff writer June 3, 2017

[The opinions expressed in this article by Urban students are not the opinion of the Urban Legend. This article discusses self-harm and suicide.] “Welcome to your tape.” These four words begin...

Concert hookup culture in the Bay Area prompts conversation

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer June 10, 2015

Names in this story have been changed to protect the identities of students interviewed. Content Warning: drugs, alcohol, sexual assault At a tiny party at the end of last summer, a friend I hadn’t...

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