Urban Legend newspaper, website wins big at California Press Women awards ceremony

Tessa Petrich ('14) (right) celebrates after receiving a 1st place award in double truck layout, as announced by Betty Packard, CPW executive director (left).
May 20, 2014

The Urban Legend staff won 21 awards on May 12 at the awards ceremony for the California Press Woman’s annual High School Communications Contest, held at the University of California, Berkeley’s Graduate...

New Bay Bridge eastern span bike path, long road to nowhere

New Bay Bridge east span bike path
November 14, 2013

With a dead end as its only destination and no access to San Francisco, the new Bay Bridge bike path could have been a tough sell. But visitors to the eight-mile path, located alongside the eastern...

California high-speed rail: moving too fast?

Commuter Shirley Trevino takes Caltrain home from a long day of work.
November 7, 2013

You’re craving a slice of San Francisco sourdough, but you live in Los Angeles. You’ve been invited to a Malibu wedding, but you are staying in San Francisco. Unless you’re willing to commit to a...

History unfolding: Are Occupy protests the new civil rights movement?

December 14, 2011

Call it a flashback: When the Occupy movement hit San Francisco, it brought back memories of Vietnam, sit-ins, the sexual revolution, the rise of feminism – the glory times that self-proclaimed “old...

Focus: Urban’s equity initiative aims at raising academic success for all

Focus: Urban's equity initiative aims at raising academic success for all
November 4, 2011

On a recent October morning, Duncan Magidson (’12) stood up in the St. Agnes gym and smoothly presided over Urban’s all-school meeting as student body co-president. It was a long way from where...

University of California tuition hikes provoke concern, outrage

October 19, 2011

As public universities all across the nation begin classes for the 2011-12 school year, the University of California system faces financial challenges of epic proportions. On July 27, in a letter addressed...

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