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

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...

Opinion: I fact-checked assumptions about Kamala Harris’ past

Zadie Winthrop, Managing Editor January 20, 2021

Kamala Harris was the San Francisco District Attorney (DA) from 2004 to 2011 and the California Attorney General (AG) from 2011 to 2017. The DA is an elected position that determines which arrests in a...

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...

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Urban Students Who Vape at a Higher Risk of COVID-19

Simon Hereford, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

Teenagers and young adults are often thought to be less at risk of adverse reactions to COVID-19. However, the growing number of teenagers and young adults who vape has potentially put them at a higher...

Urban students lead the charge in the Stop AAPI Hate Youth Campaign

Urban students lead the charge in the Stop AAPI Hate Youth Campaign

Maya Campbell, Arts and Culture Editor October 19, 2020

Activism is “acting on empathy...giving voice to those that are marginalized, those that are often disenfranchised,” says Cassie Eng, co-leader of the Asian/Pacific Islander (API) affinity space at...

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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