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

Opinion: choosing to ignore intellectual discomfort is a privilege

Lochlain Steere, Editor in Chief, Creative November 18, 2021

As a current 12th grade Service Learning student, I am reminded of the fluency that Urban offers students in discussions of identities like race, gender and sexuality. This fluency makes the inability...

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...

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