The Urban Legend

Democrats and republicans clash over mail-in ballots amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Zadie Winthrop, Managing Editor

May 17, 2020

2020-05-15 10.48.01 On the first Tuesday of November in 2008, 2012, and 2016, I was late to school. This morning is reserved for a family trip to the polls, and my parents’ every-election-year speech about the value of democracy. To my family, and many other Americans, voting is a privilege and ri...

2018 Voter guide

Eli Gordon, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018

While some people believe that voting in local elections is less important than voting for president, local politics can actually have a greater impact on an individual’s life. Because of this, I encourage anyone who is 18 or older to vote on June 5, when San Francisco residents will vote for their n...

EDITORIAL: Gender binary decisions all wrong for Urban School students selecting next year’s leaders

EDITORIAL: Gender binary decisions all wrong for Urban School students selecting next year's leaders

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014

Every year, for the last 26 years, Urban has elected co-presidents to lead all-school meetings, plan events, and guide the student committee. And every year, according to a rule in force since 1988, Urban has elected one boy and one girl. The voter survey we’re sent asks us to choose our favorite...

Urban high school seniors register to vote

November 17, 2011

How many times have you walked down the street when someone asked if you were interested in his or her cause? If you’re like most students, it’s too many times to count. Students walking through the streets of San Francisco often encounter canvassers who ask if they’re able to vote. And for...

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