The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Students with jobs

Reese Bassuk, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

With the homework load piling up and the 2nd trimester of the 2021-22 school year in full swing, it can be challenging for students to find the time to participate in activities outside of school. Maintaining...

Illustration credit: Izzie Ballon.

Opinion: Bezos, Branson, Musk, and the final frontier of colonialism

Ezra Bergson-Michelson, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

On July 11, a rocket containing zero trained astronauts rose 53.5 miles into the sky. That day marked the first time that an untrained civilian crew had participated in spaceflight, but those that rose...

Illustration credit: Viva Wertz.

Sexual assault discussions at Urban: are they survivor-centric?

Viva Wertz, Staff Writer & Designer November 18, 2021

“Each year 434,000 Americans ages 12 and older are sexually assaulted,” according to a Planned Parenthood survey. At Urban, 10th graders participate in a six-week health class, and 11th graders take...

Illustration credit: Mira Chandriani.

Urban community reflects on post vaccination life

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative June 3, 2021

Having braved over a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, US citizens are now seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. Vaccinations have resulted in the decline of new COVID-19 cases in the US and the loosening...

Quarantine Crossword Answers

Mira Chandriani, Staff Writer June 11, 2020

Democrats and Republicans clash over mail-in ballots amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Democrats and Republicans clash over mail-in ballots amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Zadie Winthrop , Managing Editor June 10, 2020

On the first Tuesday of November in 2008, 2012, and 2016, I was late to school. This morning is reserved for a family trip to the polls, and my parents’ every-election-year speech about the value of...

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