The Urban Legend

Controversy continues to surround the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Controversy continues to surround the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Zoe Lusk, Caboose Editor

February 24, 2019

In 2015, after being known as the San Francisco General Hospital for more than 100 years, the institution was renamed after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, who donated $75 million to the hospital. Now known as the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG), the name change ...

Snapchat era challenges generational ideas of privacy

Emma Drainsin, Editor-in-Chief, Newspaper

May 28, 2018

Over 3.5 billion Snapchats are sent every day, according to a 2017 report by statista.com. Possessing the ability to capture every moment with the touch of a button, Snapchat and other similar interfaces have become increasingly popular with teenagers. But what happens when someone doesn’t want...

Dependency on tech translates outside classroom

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

Looking back on the high school application process, I find myself classifying the bulk of the essay prompts under the umbrella of influential figures, past challenges, and personal growth. Amidst this abundance of mundane, personal prompts, one written prompt, prior to a high school interview, stood ...

Urban’s social media subculture: Finstas

Jack Gallo, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

Finsta: its short for fake-Instagram. According to Instagram’s official website, the photo-based social media app consists of over 400 million users sharing more than 80 million photos a day. Popular among teens and young adults, certain privacy settings allow for users to post photos more confiden...

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