The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Atlanta shootings simply revealed a longstanding truth

Maya Campbell, Arts and Culture Editor March 30, 2021

The shootings near Atlanta, Georgia which took place on March 16, 2021, and claimed eight lives, were a harsh reminder of the rise in anti-Asian sentiment within the United States. COVID-19 and...

Infographic of deaths and injuries in school shootings in 2018, sorted by region. Source: Education Weekly.
By Kian Nassre, Web Editor

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...

Illustration of Tree of Life synagogue, by Loki Olin, Features Editor

Contemplating Jewish identity at Urban in light of the Pittsburgh shooting

Zella Lezak, Staff Writer December 20, 2018

This article is expanding on another online article about the Pittsburgh shooting. While this article focuses more on the effects that the shooting had on Urban students, the article online expands more...

Illustration relating various mass shootings in the United States, by Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor

Louisville shooting reveals Urban’s response to tragedy

Wes Peters, Staff Writer December 20, 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, Gregory Bush entered a Kroger—a chain supermarket—in Jefferson City, Kentucky, and shot two African Americans named Maurice Stallard and Vickie Lee Jones. Afterward, Bush...

Walking Out for Change

Walking Out for Change

Phoebe Grandi, Staff Writer June 6, 2018

      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...

Haight Street shooting tests Urban Schools new lockdown procedures

Haight Street shooting tests Urban School’s new lockdown procedures

Hannah Gorman and Megan Madden, Staff writers February 9, 2011

An unidentified man was shot in the back Wednesday one block south of The Urban School, prompting a lockdown as well as a test of Urban's new emergency procedures. The shooting took place at at 1:20...

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