The Urban Legend

Behind Urban’s unique stonecarving class

Behind Urban’s unique stonecarving class

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

If you find yourself in the garden at 11am on a Monday morning, you’ll hear the rhythmic tapping of chisels on stone and the intermittent chirping of birds. You’ll see 14 sophomores, juniors, and seniors standing in a line focused and dedicated to carving away at their individual stones. ...

Winter Art Show graces Urban walls with a night of wonder

Winter Art Show graces Urban walls with a night of wonder

Kian Nassre, Editor In Chief, Visuals

April 3, 2018

Ten weeks of artistic processes, countless hours of dedicated work and eternities of thought produce the annual tradition of the Winter Art Show. The yearly display is the culmination of the Advanced Art Seminar, a seniors-only arts class run by Visual Arts teacher Jennifer Starkweather. Once students...

OPINION: We must be a generation of cognizant leaders

Emma Draisin, Editor-in-Chief, Newspaper

March 28, 2018

For Christmas this past year, my grandparents bought every woman in my family an automatic rape whistle. Wrapped in the unspoken expectation of eventual sexual assault, this gift terrified me. A few years ago I would have believed that an item like a rape whistle could significantly aid in preventing...

The Urban School and Lick Wilmerding co-host fourth annual Girl Talk

Ana Gorski, Head Fact Checker

May 30, 2017

  Snaps of agreement resounded through the theater in collective understanding as those who identified with the female experience shared their stories. On Friday, April 21, Urban’s Students for Women’s Equality and Rights (SWEAR) club and Lick Wilmerding’s Organization of Women (LWOW) club hosted the...

Urban students reflect on Planned Parenthood

Urban students reflect on Planned Parenthood

Lily Daniel, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

Not only has Planned Parenthood greatly affected nationwide healthcare, but it has also been a part of some Urban students’ lives. Here are the reflections of two students, one who has utilized some of Planned Parenthood’s resources, and the other who is anti-abortion.      For Angela*, Planned...

Election cycle exposes political cynicism at Urban School of San Francisco

Election cycle exposes political cynicism at Urban School of San Francisco

Kian Nassre, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

  “I'm so infuriated and disgusted at all the politicians who are not in it for the community they swore an oath to but for their greedy selves,” tweeted by Miss Peregrine @Dafifthsistah on Feb. 8th, 2016. This is one of many tweets from this election cycle exhibiting political cynicism: the bel...

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