The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

A guide to California incarceration bills

Lochlain Steere, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

California's 35 state prisons currently house more than 93,000 incarcerated people. In 2006, the state’s prison population peaked at 173,000 people, and although this number has since dropped, California...

A guide to California incarceration bills, continued

Lochlain Steere, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

Read the four incarceration-related bills in their entirety: VISION Act - https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220AB937 Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act - https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220AB1225 Incarceration...

COVID-19 and gender at the NCAA Tournament

Lochlain Steere, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

In 2020, for the first time in NCAA history, both the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments were canceled due to the growing threat of COVID-19. Now a year later, the ongoing threat of the coronavirus...

Inside Utah’s $300 million therapeutic boarding school industry

Lochlain Steere, Staff Writer March 28, 2021

"The names of interviewees in this article have been changed to ensure anonymity. Any correlation between the names and existing students is purely coincidental." Utah is home to more than 100 therapeutic...

Legend Gratitudes

Lingerr Senghor: I am grateful for my incredible colleagues, especially those in the English Department. And Liverpool F.C, the greatest team in the world. And my magnificent Nigerian Lit class :) Sarah...

London Breed permits reopening as SF theaters remain shuttered

London Breed permits reopening as SF theaters remain shuttered

Lochlain Steere, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

In March, theaters across the country--including all AMC, Cinemark, and Regal Cinema locations--closed for what they expected to be a six to 12 week period. It has now been seven and a half months since...

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