The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Illustration credit: Izzie Ballon.

Opinion: Bezos, Branson, Musk, and the final frontier of colonialism

Ezra Bergson-Michelson, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

On July 11, a rocket containing zero trained astronauts rose 53.5 miles into the sky. That day marked the first time that an untrained civilian crew had participated in spaceflight, but those that rose...

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Katherine Weltzien, Staff Writer March 22, 2016

Since it was first observed, the celebration of International Women’s Day, March 8th, has changed immensely, especially through technology and social media. Women from Michelle Obama to Taylor Swift...

Protesters breach the United States Embassy in Yemen

“Innocence” film triggers global debate over free, hate speech

Jacob Winick, Staff Writer October 17, 2012

Does our right to free speech give us the right to spread hate? That is the question many Americans are asking after an Egyptian television station played a clip of a controversial anti-Muslim film...

Searching for Justice: Legend reporter attends Richard Goldstone conference at UC Berkeley

One of the world’s leading human rights experts told a UC Berkeley audience that South Africa could provide insights into the future of Egypt — and perhaps other uprisings and changes in government...

Photo by Adrienne von Schulthess

Model United Nations teaches students to appreciate the United Nations

Adrienne von Schulthess, Opinions Editor April 11, 2010

It’s criticized around the world. People say that it is ineffective and outmoded; the U.S. government says it is corrupt and not deserving of financial support without steps toward reform. Yet...

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