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

To exempt or not to exempt: vaccines and student health

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor April 26, 2022

Classical utilitarian ethics—an ethical theory—dictates that the well-being of everyone is weighed equally in the pursuit of a morally-good life. Rapid developments in modern medicine and the raging...

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Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor March 3, 2022

Writers & Lovers by Lily King: “Writers & Lovers” is for anyone who needs something honest. Lily King writes with such attention to detail and transparency that readers really are engulfed...

The Middle East takes center stage with Golden Thread Productions

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor February 9, 2022

“Nobody else was telling our stories and on the rare occasion that they were telling our stories, they weren't doing a good job of it.” In 1996, Torange Yeghiazarian founded Golden Thread Productions...

Illustration credit: Tulin Chang-Maltepe.

Did you forget how hard Urban was: students, teachers struggle with speedy Fall term.

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor November 18, 2021

As students returned to fully in-person school, Urban classes have gone back to the speed of a regular Fall term. This adjustment has been coupled with a severe learning gap that students all across...

Chef David in the Salkind Center kitchen on Wednesday, September 22. Photo credit: Tulin Chang-Maltepe.

Get to know Chef David

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor October 7, 2021

As Urban kicked off its 2021 fall term, students rushed to the Oak Street Campus awaiting servings of Flik food in a line that winded all the way through the Salkind Center Gym. Chef David Laboa and the...

Illustration credit: Tulin Chang-Maltepe

Return to classroom prompts reflection amongst Urban teachers

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

Students have finally returned to the classroom, fewer and fewer extracurricular activities remain in the confines of Zoom, and both students and teachers feel the buzzing energy of a school environment....

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