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

U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. Photo Credit: Mark Fischer.

Riots at the Capitol mark the end of the Trump era

Maya Campbell, Arts and Culture Editor January 7, 2021

For the President of the United States, several right-wing politicians and the President’s supporters, January 6, 2021 has long been a crucial day since news sources including Associated Press, CNN and...

Illustration of Tree of Life synagogue, by Loki Olin, Features Editor

The deadliest act of anti-Semitism in American history

Zella Lezak, Staff Writer December 11, 2018

The shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh was the deadliest act of anti-Semitism in American history. On Oct. 27, 11 lives were lost when a gunman open fired during Saturday morning services....

Walking Out for Change

Walking Out for Change

Phoebe Grandi, Staff Writer June 6, 2018

      It was 10 a.m. on a foggy Wednesday morning. At this time on a regular Wednesday, Urban students would be halfway done with their B period class, taking notes on Spanish...

The Panhandle is still safe

The Panhandle is still safe

Phoebe Grandi, Head of Photography May 10, 2018

In eighth grade, I invited a friend to my house, a change of scenery from our typical afternoons spent eating and shopping on Chestnut street. However, she told me that she did not feel comfortable being...

Campaigners march in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, as a part of School Girl March to demand action over Nigerian schoolgirl abductions

Bring Back Our Girls’ “School Girl March” seeks to raise awareness about Nigerian kidnappings

Ilana Brandstetter, Staff Writer May 22, 2014

Bring Back Our Girls, a social awareness campaign that started in California, is organizing a worldwide School Girl March today to raise awareness about the plight of 276 Nigerian girls abducted from their...

Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month sparks conversation about healthy relationships

Ilana Brandstetter, Staff Writer April 1, 2014

It was Christmas Eve, 2013, a time when one might imagine smoke wafting out of chimneys and holiday lights glowing through the snow in Blackman-Leoni Township, located 65 miles west of Detroit. Nearby,...

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