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The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Letter from the Editors

Zadie Winthrop, Mira Chandriani, and Maya Campbell, Editors in Chief January 21, 2022

Dear Urban, Your Urban Legend Editors are thrilled to share the 12th edition of The Yeti magazine with you. Despite the challenges the pandemic presented this month, our staff continued to produce...

The Direct-to-Reader Platform Reshaping Independent Journalism

The Direct-to-Reader Platform Reshaping Independent Journalism

Cooper Makhijani, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

Launched in 2017 by journalist and entrepreneur Hamish McKenzie, Substack is a newsletter publishing platform aimed at small publications and independent journalists. The Legend spoke to Nick Bastone,...

Letter from the Editors

Ellie Lerner and Clementine Daniel March 23, 2021

Dear Urban, In a year unlike any other, our staff has continued to put an immense amount of time and effort into producing issues of The Urban Legend for our community. We are excited to present...

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20 Great Reads of 2015

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic December 16, 2015

Here is a sampling of the best nonfiction articles of the year.       MEET THE AMERICAN VIGILANTES WHO ARE FIGHTING ISIS Jennifer Percy – The New York Times Magazine “Like...

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Book Review: Lost on China’s Whirlwind Roads

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic December 1, 2015

Electricity flickers across the earth, triggering the annihilation of old China — 9.9 tons of dynamite. They are building a new Economic Development Zone in Zhejiang Province, and they’ve already leveled...

Trip week, spring break begin at Urban School of San Francisco — catch you on the flipside

Trip week, spring break begin at Urban School of San Francisco — catch you on the flipside

April 13, 2013

It's official — we're leaving. Spring has sprung, and that means that Urban School students will be heading out of the classroom and the Legend newsroom for awhile. Trip Week begins April 15. Urban...

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