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Behind Urban’s unique stonecarving class

Behind Urban’s unique stonecarving class

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Online Exclusive, Top Stories

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. ...

OPINION: We must be a generation of cognizant leaders

Emma Draisin, Editor-in-Chief, Newspaper

March 28, 2018


Filed under Opinions

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 Legend Crossword returns: Whose House?

The Urban Legend Crossword returns: Whose House?

Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief of Visuals

November 15, 2017


Filed under Caboose

Clues Answers   Are you sure you want to look at the answers?   Are you 100% certain?   You gotta be sure before you look at them, so are you?   Last chance, all spoilers are on you now.   ...

Spanish language exchange trip to happen in 2018

Emma Draisin, Staff writer, Features Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under News

   In the next academic year, 2017-2018, a third language exchange trip will be added to the international trip rotation: a Spanish immersion trip to various places around southern Spain. This trip is the brainchild of Urban School Spanish teachers Mary Lee and Esteban Speier. Since its conception in...

Frankenstein: an Urban Legend summary

Frankenstein: an Urban Legend summary

Blake Case, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

Frankenstein opens with the usher, Peyton Sarrail (‘18), reenacting M. Night Shyamalan’s Split. She switches between a ponytail-clad valley girl, detailing the plot, to sighing, sweatshirt-clad teenager to an enthusiastic and thoughtful librarian-type. She continues as costumed servants undress and r...

Mark Salkind: The man behind the building

Mark Salkind: The man behind the building

Emma Draisin, Staff Writer and Features Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

   “If you had asked me when I was 14 years old, would I end up being a high school principal, I would have looked at you and said, ‘are you kidding?’”    Head of the Urban School of San Francisco, Mark Salkind speaks as he sits across from me on a rainy Tuesday morning. We are at his la...

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