There’s something about true crime

Illustration of a human brain by Sally Cobb, staff writer.

Sally Cobb, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

Under the Crime genre on Netflix, there is a plethora of entertainment provided by shows, movies, and docuseries about the world’s wildest true crime tales. After fishing through the endless online aisles of crime story after crime story, I observed a strong focus on one category of crime in partic...

The Panhandle is still safe

The Panhandle is still safe

Phoebe Grandi, Head of Photography

May 10, 2018

In eighth grade, I invited a friend to my house, a change of scenery from our typical afternoons spent eating and shopping on Chestnut street. However, she told me that she did not feel comfortable being in my neighborhood. This puzzled me; at the time I did not consider my neighborhood unsafe. Sur...

Fake IDs

Cole Palmer, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017

*The names of sources have been changed to protect their anonymity ** The release of this story was delayed by one year to protect anonymous sources   As he stepped into the gleaming, fluorescent interior of the convenience store, Jamie* eyed the glowing row of refrigerators lined up aga...

Crime wave?

Crime wave?

Cole Palmer, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

As almost anyone who’s ever walked down Haight Street knows, crime is pervasive in the area. Since the 60’s, it’s not only been a mecca for New Age pilgrims, but also one of the world’s foremost open-air drug markets. n fact, the crime map on the San Francisco Police Department’s website places 205...

Haight Street shooting tests Urban School’s new lockdown procedures

Haight Street shooting tests Urban School's new lockdown procedures

Hannah Gorman and Megan Madden, Staff writers

February 9, 2011

An unidentified man was shot in the back Wednesday one block south of The Urban School, prompting a lockdown as well as a test of Urban's new emergency procedures. The shooting took place at at 1:20 p.m. at Fred’s New Lite Supermarket, located at 1416 Haight Street, on the corner of Haight and Masonic...

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