The Urban Legend

An annoying sophomore’s take on his “favorite” Urban classes

Kian Nassre, staff writer

May 18, 2017

Computer Science 1 & 2 My name for it: there are 10 types of people in this world, people who get binary and people who don’t. Computer Science is rather hard to explain, so I will define some of the terms that you may run into. Recursion: If someone says “you’re dumb,” then takes it...

Urban School of San Francisco students look inward and outward in an attempt to process Trump’s victory

Students from the Urban School of San Francisco protest the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States in San Francisco's financial district

Ian Shapiro, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

November 9, 2016

"There is significant fear that a man who has been accused of sexual assault by a dozen women and a man who is seen by many students as xenophobic, islamophobic, racist and misogynistic is now our president-elect” -Dan Matz

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 fall asleep. My eyes glaze over. Every weeknight, Urban students are in the exact same predicame...

Urban’s PA classes offer more than just physical activity

Diego Lopez ('18) belays fellow classmates

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

Athletes know the sights, sounds, and smells of their sports. The swoosh of the ball against the net after it flies between the goalie and the post, the buzzer screeching as the first quarter ends, the squeak of basketball shoes on the court, the hollow bounce of the tennis ball against the court. For...

Urban’s tuition to increase to $40,000 for the 2015-16 year

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

$40,000 can buy a wide variety of things. It can buy a new car, a year’s tuition, room, and board at any University of California school, or it can buy next year’s tuition at the Urban School of San Francisco. Urban’s tuition will be increasing over five percent, from $38,100 to $40,050, for...

OPINION: An open letter to phone overusers

Phone users caught on camera during break.

Marie Bergsund, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

I was sitting in the library at lunch on a Tuesday. I had intended to do homework, so I zipped up my procrastination-inducing phone inside my backpack and started in. It was not long before I found myself distracted. I was distracted by the girl sitting in front of me taking selfies. Trying to study,...

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