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

Activists protesting outside of Blackrock in San Francisco on December 12th, 2019.

Does Biden have what it takes to be strong on climate once in office?

Cooper Makhijani, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden is the first major-party nominee to include robust climate policy in his presidential platform, but environmental activists say it’s not enough. While the Vice President’s...

Urban students lead the charge in the Stop AAPI Hate Youth Campaign

Urban students lead the charge in the Stop AAPI Hate Youth Campaign

Maya Campbell, Arts and Culture Editor October 19, 2020

Activism is “acting on empathy...giving voice to those that are marginalized, those that are often disenfranchised,” says Cassie Eng, co-leader of the Asian/Pacific Islander (API) affinity space at...

San Francisco County Youth Commission Meeting

Youth civic engagement is vital to the success of our political system

Sophia Vahanvaty, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper November 16, 2017

Though it may seem that youth are voiceless until they have the right to vote, there are many ways to get involved, learn more about local politics or make one’s views on local issues heard and acknowledged. In...

Editorial: Death of Paterno reminds us to end child abuse

Jason Cinti, Staff Writer February 11, 2012

It’s tough to turn on the television these days without hearing the name of Joe Paterno, former Penn State head football coach, who passed away at age 85 on Jan. 22 in the aftermath of a child sex abuse...

Urban students, teachers watch Egypt events unfold

Urban students, teachers watch Egypt events unfold

Adrienne von Schulthess, Staff writer February 12, 2011

For days now, Urban students and teachers have watched Egypt, wondering how the mass protests would end. Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak finally stepped down on Feb. 11, giving the military control...

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