The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Students playing with goats at Young Family Farms. Photo credit: Theo Ackermann.

An overview of Urban’s Mississippi Trip

Sid Goldfader-Dufty, Editor in Chief, Online June 5, 2023

After a long hiatus due to COVID-19, Urban’s Mississippi Trip has returned for the first time since 2018! Urban’s first Mississippi Trip was in 1998. During spring break, 17 students and three chaperones...

Hermon Johnson Jr. in Mound Bayou, Mississippi on April 17, 2023. Photo credit: Theo Ackermann.

Mound Bayou: A hidden history

Ella Steere, Staff writer May 31, 2023

In the early 1900s, the town of Mound Bayou had more millionaires in its population than any other Delta town based on the value of cotton, according to Mississippi Folklife. Today, located two hours outside...

Urban trips offer opportunity to broaden their perspectives

Vivien Manning, Features Editor May 28, 2018

Whether by seeing ancient churches and Picasso’s masterpieces, or exploring museums in a center of literary talent and civil rights activism, the two upcoming trips to Spain and Mississippi offer students...

Polygonal art of various states

LGBT rights may depend on your zip code

Kian Nassre February 6, 2018

Urban students are constantly encouraged to have difficult conversations and to practice listening and sharing to all perspectives. This month, students are invited to participate in Urban’s annual Month...

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