Legend staffers take second place in Story of the Year competition

In Minneapolis, MN, the National Scholastic Press Association prepares to announce Story of the Year contest winners. The Urban Legend took second place in the multimedia category.

Hannah Sears, Staff Writer

November 20, 2011

The Urban Legend’s “Proposition 8: Battling Over Same-Sex Marriage” multimedia package won second place for Story of the Year-Multimedia at the National Scholastic Press Association’s  High School Journalism Convention on Nov. 19. Kai Matsumoto-Hines (’14) and Ian James (’14), journal...

Urban students, teachers watch Egypt events unfold

Urban students, teachers watch Egypt events unfold

Adrienne von Schulthess, Staff writer

February 12, 2011

For days now, Urban students and teachers have watched Egypt, wondering how the mass protests would end. Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak finally stepped down on Feb. 11, giving the military control of the country, according to The New York Times. Upon hearing of his resignation, “(t)ens of thousands...

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