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

9th graders in an Urban hallway on the 23rd of September. Photo credit: Luke McKane.

Guess and check: how the 9th graders chose Urban over Zoom

Luke McKane, Staff Writer October 16, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic changed many aspects of daily life. However, the impact on Urban’s Class of 2025’s high school application process was unlike anything the rest of the Urban student body has experienced....

Illustration credit: Mira Chandriani.

Urban community reflects on post vaccination life

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative June 3, 2021

Having braved over a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, US citizens are now seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. Vaccinations have resulted in the decline of new COVID-19 cases in the US and the loosening...

We Can Do Better Protest Sign Cardboard - Justice For Regis - Not Another Black Life rally and March - May 30, 2020 - Creative Commons Photos Here Later Today - Toronto Christie Pitts Park down Bloor Street to Queens Park / Police Headquarters on College by Jason Hargrove is licensed under CC BY 2.0

One week into the Derek Chauvin trial: “who holds justice and how is justice shaped?”

Sophia Gibson, Features Editor April 5, 2021

The trial of Derek Chauvin, a former police officer charged with brutally killing George Floyd, has been in session for just over one week. The week ended with a testimony from the Minneapolis Police Department’s...

Letter from the Editors

Ellie Lerner and Clementine Daniel March 23, 2021

Dear Urban, In a year unlike any other, our staff has continued to put an immense amount of time and effort into producing issues of The Urban Legend for our community. We are excited to present...

Opinion: I fact-checked assumptions about Kamala Harris’ past

Zadie Winthrop, Managing Editor January 20, 2021

Kamala Harris was the San Francisco District Attorney (DA) from 2004 to 2011 and the California Attorney General (AG) from 2011 to 2017. The DA is an elected position that determines which arrests in a...

Editorial: please adhere to safety guidelines

Ben Katznelson, Opinions Editor January 20, 2021

As we enter the tenth month of COVID-19 precautions, school closures and on-and-off stay-at-home orders it is evident that this period has taken a toll on everybody. A national study conducted by the Centers...

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