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

Social media addiction, fake news and the Social Dilemma

Social media addiction, fake news and the Social Dilemma

Clementine Daniel, Editor in chief, Print November 19, 2020

“If you’re not paying for the product, then you are the product.” That’s what former Google design ethicist and co-founder of The Center for Humane Technology, Tristan Harris, said about social...

Amazon Go store on 300 California St., San Francisco.
By Lena Bianchi, Design Editor.

No more cashiers: Amazon Go is changing the way we shop

Lena Bianchi, Design Editor February 28, 2019

Most of the time, grabbing an item off the shelf of a grocery store and walking right out the door without checking out, is stealing. However, at Amazon Go, this is the only way to purchase items. Amazon...

Are your laptop habits affecting your health?

Are your laptop habits affecting your health?

Emma Draisin, Features Editor, Staff Writer October 26, 2016

    It’s 11pm on a Thursday night. The blue glow of the screen reflects off my sun-deprived skin. I sit hunched over my keyboard, furiously typing away at my English essay. My neck goes stiff. My toes...

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...

Technology: Today’s impact on childhood

Olivia Meehan, Staff Writer June 4, 2015

The fluid integration of technology into our youth is a topic that continues to fascinate me. My younger sister does not have a phone or computer, yet she spends all of her free time on my parents’ devices....

Urban School transitions off of FirstClass, searches for new learning management system

Niki King Fredel, Staff Writer February 10, 2015

Logged off at: June 2016. Connected for: 20 years. Time remaining: 0 seconds. Total time used: 160 weeks. Beginning this year, Urban will transition off of the communication application FirstClass....

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