The Urban Legend

Spanish reality TV show contestant shares her experience

Digitally altered photo of a microphone by Lena Bianchi, Design Editor.

Lena Bianchi, Design Editor

May 4, 2019

Every time I turn on the TV, I find myself looking at an ad for another reality TV show that didn’t exist the day before. With over 750 unscripted television series on prime time television, it makes it difficult for any TV viewer to look past them altogether. Many hobbies, activities, and professions hav...

New Netflix originals reach an all-time high in viewership

Illustration of Netflix original

Tikloh Bruno-Basaing, Sports Editor

February 27, 2019

Ever since its launch in 1997, the multi-media streaming platform, Netflix, has paved its way toward becoming a media empire, as seen through the company's market capitalization. In 2013, a Netflix share averaged at about $30, whereas now, in 2019, a stock is worth roughly $340. Netflix has run cycles of...

Getting to know the newest faculty members: A profile series

Emma Draisin, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

October 24, 2017

As the San Francisco fall sets in, the new Urban School teachers settle into their new roles at the school. The Urban Legend interviewed three of these newcomers to give the students and faculty a better sense of the unique individuals who have most recently joined our community. Ratna Kamath: Stra...

A new era for Saturday Night Live after departure of Wiig, Samberg

A new era for Saturday Night Live after departure of Wiig, Samberg

Ella Mcleod, Staff Writer

October 3, 2012

At the end of the 37th season of “Saturday Night Live,” viewers witnessed a first: A finale dedicated to the farewell of one of their most well-known cast members, Kristen Wiig. Wiig was welcomed onstage by host Mick Jagger (of Rolling Stones fame), who said she was “leaving this summer to ...

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