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

Jessica Yen in the Academic Deans Office in 2021. Photo credit: Rizal Adanza.

Get to know Jessica Yen

Maya Campbell and Mira Chandriani October 16, 2021

After a one and a half year hiatus of fully in-person school, the Urban School that students deserted in March of 2020 was not the one they returned to this fall. Inevitably we said goodbye to many and...

Get to know Amina Samake and Joey Mintz

Ella Chen, Staff Writer October 16, 2021

    Following a school year altered by the COVID-19 pandemic and filled with countless challenges for students’ learning and mental health, Urban welcomed two new counselors to the...

A year in review: 2020-2021

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online June 7, 2021

First Day of School August 31, 2020 The absence of the Senior Raid into the Salkind Center gym on August 31, 2020, marked an untraditional start to the 2020-2021 school year, yet other ASM traditions...

A psychopharmacological revolution: the rise of antidepressants

Orla Meehan, Caboose Editor and Managing Editor, Creative June 4, 2021

In 1987, a new drug known as Prozac hit the market. From that moment onwards, depression would never be treated the same. With this medical breakthrough came a new wave of antidepressant drugs known...

Q&A with new Urban Co-presidents Ben Kenvin and Ava Desouza

Zoe Sokatch, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

In late March 2021, creative posters, declarations of commitment to the Urban community and endless Blues puns flooded the Co-President Election Zone on Schoology. Nine candidates from the class of 2022...

The Peters perspective: applying to college

Wes Peters, News Editor June 4, 2021

The college process is a time of stress, pressure and maturing. It’s the beginning of adult life, and money is something that becomes all too real as students apply to and decide on colleges. A recent...

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