The Urban Legend

Use of internet slang sneaks into students’ classrooms

Zoe Meneghetti, Staff Writer

October 20, 2015

R u busy rn? Nah? Then hbu #read this article about the use of internet slang. Today, the way students communicate with each other online and through text messaging is sneaking into their everyday spoken language. According to Nick Cimarusti from USC’s student newspaper, The Daily Trojan “int...

Take summer fun to the next level

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

Well, Urban, it’s that time of year again and summer is just around the corner. No idea what you’re going to do? Upset and confused at the prospect of no homework? Feel abandoned, or rather, suspended, in a void with no foreseeable way out? Look no further than just below this sentence. I present...

Urban teachers experience massive baby boom

Urban teachers experience massive baby boom

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

May 27, 2015

In the past two years at Urban, five teachers have had babies and four more are currently expectant parents: Raina Mast, Laura Hawkins, Sarah Clowes, and Joe Skiffer. Urban has always been supportive of developing families, but the school’s recent baby boom is unprecedented. “The fact that there...

Urban art teacher Jennifer Starkweather’s exhibit “Valediction” bids farewell to Bay Bridge east span

Urban art teacher Jennifer Starkweather’s exhibit “Valediction” bids farewell to Bay Bridge east span

Niki King Fredel, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

Jennifer Starkweather, a visual arts teacher at Urban, is saying farewell in her own way to the old east span of the Bay Bridge, a part of the San Francisco skyline since 1936. “Valediction,” a series of drawings using gouache, pencil, and ink, was being exhibited until Oct. 19 at Electric Works, a ga...

Got stress? Many Urban School students do. What to do.

Adrienne von Schulthess, Opinions editor

December 10, 2009

I recognize the irony of writing this article at 10 p.m. After a no-homework weekend and Thanksgiving break, during which I found myself with no assignments, sports or other obligations — the anxiety is back: the early mornings, the tests, the social and family tensions and the pressure. Mark Salkind,...

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