The Urban Legend

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. ...

Urban ramps up security for new school year

Urban ramps up security for new school year

Loki Olin, Features Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Features

In recent weeks, numerous adjustments to Urban’s security have been made to address previous flaws that exposed the school to both external and internal threats. The doors to the Page Street entrance are now locked throughout the school day and are monitored by a security guard sporting a gleaming badge...

Boys soccer kicks off first winter season

Boys soccer kicks off first winter season

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

In December, the boys soccer teams will kick off their seasons in the winter rather than the fall for the first time. Many schools, including Lick-Wilmerding High School, University High School, and Marin Academy, have already made this move to the winter, leaving Urban to compete in a fall league wit...

How social class affects social life

Zella Lezak, Guest Writer

June 6, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Ever since I got to The Urban School of San Francisco, I have always been impressed with the way we deconstruct parts of our identities, such as gender, sexual orientation and race, in and out of the classroom. However, the socioeconomic status of students does not seem to get as much attention outside of t...

Love is in the Urban air

Love is in the Urban air

Lola McAllister and Tikloh Bruno-Basaing

June 6, 2018


Filed under Features

When the current seniors were freshman, Young Men’s Group (YMG) and Students for Women’s Equality and Rights (SWEAR) hosted a forum to discuss Urban’s notorious hookup culture. It’s not hard to imagine this event: the Blue Rooms stuffed with students at lunch, each corner crammed with uninfo...

Winter Art Show graces Urban walls with a night of wonder

Winter Art Show graces Urban walls with a night of wonder

Kian Nassre, Editor In Chief, Visuals

April 3, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Ten weeks of artistic processes, countless hours of dedicated work and eternities of thought produce the annual tradition of the Winter Art Show. The yearly display is the culmination of the Advanced Art Seminar, a seniors-only arts class run by Visual Arts teacher Jennifer Starkweather. Once students...

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