Legend wins big at annual California Press Women’s awards ceremony

Legend wins big at annual California Press Women's awards ceremony

Hannah Sears and David Immerman, Staff Writers

April 12, 2012

Urban Legend journalists won 17 awards in the National Federation of Press Women’s 2012 High School Communications Contest. The California Press Women association held the awards ceremony on April 11 at the Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Legend adviser Beatrice Mota...

University of California tuition hikes provoke concern, outrage

Jonathan Baer, Staff Writer

October 19, 2011

As public universities all across the nation begin classes for the 2011-12 school year, the University of California system faces financial challenges of epic proportions. On July 27, in a letter addressed to UC students and their parents, Mark Yudof, president of the University of California, made...

Ninth Circuit Court Defers Ruling on Proposition 8 Until Standing Issue Resolved

Ninth Circuit Court Defers Ruling on Proposition 8 Until Standing Issue Resolved

January 17, 2011

On Jan. 4, after only a month of debate, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals published their ruling on the case determining the constitutionality of Proposition 8. In their official ruling, Judges Reinhardt, Hawkins, and N.R. Smith stated, “we cannot consider this important constitutional...

Editorial: California, it’s time to approve same-sex marriage

Editorial: California, it's time to approve same-sex marriage

Megan Madden and Sabrina Werby, staff writers

December 16, 2010

We live in a paper world: checkbooks, receipts, essays, sketchbooks, and the ever-versatile paper napkin. But for millions of gay and lesbian Californians, one very important piece of paper is out of reach. And, to Beth Tepper, executive director of Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere, “that one...

Budget cuts to San Francisco schools hurt public school students

Budget cuts to San Francisco schools hurt public school students

Hannah Gorman, staff writer

April 11, 2010

Summer is just around the corner, and Urbanites are getting ready to wave goodbye to their teachers for just a few months. But in public schools across the state struggling to cope with the 17 billion dollars cut from the California education budget over the last two years, many students are bidding...

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