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

Ed Lee dead at 65

Diego Lopez, Editor in Chief of Online December 12, 2017

This morning at 1:11 am Ed Lee passed away from a heart attack at the age of 65. In a statement breaking the news, the mayor's office said, “It is with profound sadness and terrible grief that we...

Infographic of sanctuary cities in the United States, made by Kian Nassre.

The future of San Francisco as a sanctuary city

Sophia Vahanvaty, Staff Writer February 7, 2017

  32 years ago, San Francisco became the 13th sanctuary city after then-mayor Dianne Feinstein signed a resolution protecting the increasing amounts of Guatemalan and Salvadoran immigrants. This past...

Urban mother Minouche Kandel poses with SWEAR leaders, Abby Lim-Kimberg (16) and Kaylah Breiz (17)

Urban mother discusses legal work in safety for sex workers

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer June 4, 2016

Last month, the Urban community welcomed Minouche Kandel, mother of Izak Sheinfield-Kandel (‘17) and Maya Sheinfield-Kandel (‘19), to speak about her work as the Director of Women’s Policy in the...

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