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Podcast: The end of daylight saving time in California

Podcast: The end of daylight saving time in California

Eli Gordon and Phoebe Grandi

January 10, 2019


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Do you know why we have daylight saving time? Do you know what it is? Do you know that California might be getting rid of it?  If you answered no to any of those questions (or even if you answered yes), check out the Urban Legend’s first-ever episode of its first-ever podcast: LegendCast. The podcas...

Passage of Prop C may not be enough to solve SF homelessness crisis

Passage of Prop C may not be enough to solve SF homelessness crisis

Loki Olin, Features Editor

December 20, 2018


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San Francisco’s wealthiest citizens represent the peak of American prosperity. In fact, becoming a member of San Francisco’s top one percent requires a higher annual income than any other city in the United States. An attractive destination for business owners and entrepreneurs alike, San Franci...

Contemplating Jewish identity at Urban in light of the Pittsburgh shooting

Contemplating Jewish identity at Urban in light of the Pittsburgh shooting

Zella Lezak, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


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This article is expanding on another online article about the Pittsburgh shooting. While this article focuses more on the effects that the shooting had on Urban students, the article online expands more on the roots of anti-Semitism and how experts outside of Urban view the shooting. For additional co...

Louisville shooting reveals Urban’s response to tragedy

Louisville shooting reveals Urban’s response to tragedy

Wes Peters, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


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On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, Gregory Bush entered a Kroger—a chain supermarket—in Jefferson City, Kentucky, and shot two African Americans named Maurice Stallard and Vickie Lee Jones. Afterward, Bush exchanged gunfire with an armed citizen. When the police arrived, he tried to flee but was captur...

Midterm Madness V: What’s Next?

Midterm Madness V: What’s Next?

Kian Nassre, Web Editor

December 20, 2018


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What 2018 tells us about the Democrats’ 2020 strategy The conversation about the Democrats’ strategy to take on Trump in 2020 is centered on two types of swing states: the rust belt and the sun belt. Rust belt swing states (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa) are more tra...

New database streamlines efforts to aid San Francisco’s homeless

New database streamlines efforts to aid San Francisco’s homeless

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018


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Homelessness is one of the most pressing issues San Francisco has faced in the last few decades and this year could be pivotal in addressing it. Although there are numerous organizations working to combat homelessness, the homeless population of San Francisco only decreased by 0.5% between 2015 and 2...

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