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

A year in review: 2020-2021

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online June 7, 2021

First Day of School August 31, 2020 The absence of the Senior Raid into the Salkind Center gym on August 31, 2020, marked an untraditional start to the 2020-2021 school year, yet other ASM traditions...

Urban community reflects on its response to AAPI-hate: “it was long overdue”

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

Since the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States of America has seen a consistent rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The March 16 shooting in Atlanta...

MOU Posters Spotlight

Caroline Wu and Anna Masto, Guest Writers March 28, 2021

Caroline Wu '22: “This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear...That is how civilizations heal.”...

Month of Understanding, 2019

Sally Cobb, Staff Writer January 2, 2019

MOU 2019 Week Six Sally Cobb, staff writer On Thursday 17, 2019, members of the Students of Color affinity space (SOC) and Green Team held a forum about environmental racism. There is often little...

Urban School students discuss their experiences with socioeconomic status

Ana Gorski, Head Fact Checker April 18, 2017

  The Month of Understanding (MOU) at Urban is a month dedicated to providing “Urban with an opportunity to focus on and highlight multiculturalism at school, remembering that the work is year-round,”...

Cultural appropriation or cultural appreciation – what’s the difference?

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer October 30, 2013

Rapper Lil Debbie says that she’s “just a white girl in this world” and that she is just as entitled to rap as anyone else is. But others see her music, attitude, and lifestyle as offensive and an...

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