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The Urban School and Lick Wilmerding co-host fourth annual Girl Talk

Ana Gorski, Head Fact Checker

May 30, 2017


Filed under News

  Snaps of agreement resounded through the theater in collective understanding as those who identified with the female experience shared their stories. On Friday, April 21, Urban’s Students for Women’s Equality and Rights (SWEAR) club and Lick Wilmerding’s Organization of Women (LWOW) club hosted the...

20 Great Reads of 2015

20 Great Reads of 2015

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic

December 16, 2015


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Here is a sampling of the best nonfiction articles of the year.       MEET THE AMERICAN VIGILANTES WHO ARE FIGHTING ISIS Jennifer Percy – The New York Times Magazine “Like Marlow on his way up the Congo, these men seemed to experience a disturbance in their Western consciousness. … These were ...

White female rappers match male misogyny

Olivia Morfit, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013


Filed under Arts and Culture

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following story contains explicit language that the Editors-in-Chief consider a necessary component of the story. The use of such language is reserved by the Legend staff for situations where the quality of the Legend would decrease with the absence or censorship of the language in...

Sexism a problem for women not only in Israel, but in the U.S. as well

Sexism a problem for women not only in Israel, but in the U.S. as well

Hannah Gorman

November 2, 2010


Filed under Opinions

At Temple Emanu-el on Yom Kippur morning, several thousand fasting Jews watched as a few congregants in white prayer shawls came forward, were blessed, and got ready to perform the traditional Torah reading. It was the same ceremony I have witnessed every year of my life, with one noticeable difference:...

Mother of Roe v. Wade speaks out on abortion, healthcare

Mother of Roe v. Wade speaks out on abortion, healthcare

Sabrina Werby, Staff writer

March 30, 2010


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Among those watching the recent debate over healthcare reform was Sarah Weddington, who was on the front lines of the fight for reproductive rights in 1973 when she defended Norma McCorvey, the woman seeking an abortion in the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case. We spoke to Weddington about the...

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