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

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,”...

Graphic made by Kian Nassre

Religious dialogue necessary for inclusive community

Catherine Silvestri, Editor-in-Chief of Magazine and Sports Editor December 8, 2016

For the first nine years of my education, I took three religion classes per week, had morning chapel every Friday and was exposed to Christian values. Suddenly, within three months of leaving that school,...

Urban community pauses to discuss and engage with current events

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer February 18, 2015

The tradition of the Month of Understanding started in 2004, when Urban hired its first Dean of Multiculturalism, Tommy Goodwin. Since then, the Month of Understanding has been a fundamental aspect of...

OPINION: Check your privilege, Urban

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer February 10, 2015

While I can’t possibly address every single type of inequality, in this article I will reflect on a few types of privilege in our community to help spark conversation outside the classroom. Privilege...

Students  on MultiCulti lead a discussion on how to be an ally. Photo by Olivia Mitchel

Week planned by MultiCulti sheds light on multiculturalism at the Urban school

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer October 28, 2014

The Urban community values differences. The school creates safe spaces for each individual to be honest and open about their experiences. Throughout the year, Urban students and faculty hold open discussions...

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