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Legend staffers take second place in Story of the Year competition

Legend staffers take second place in Story of the Year competition

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), journali...

News analysis: Same-sex marriage hearing probes meaning of an institution

the Legend staff

December 17, 2010

A team of Legend writers listened to the final arguments in the case of Perry v. Schwarzenegger before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Dec. 6 in San Francisco and prepared the news analysis below. A video of the hearings is available here.  Also, be sure to check out the Urban Legend's impressions of the protest outside the courthouse and...

Editorial: California, it’s time to approve same-sex marriage

Editorial: California, it’s time to approve same-sex marriage

Megan Madden and Sabrina Werby, staff writers

December 16, 2010

We live in a paper world: checkbooks, receipts, essays, sketchbooks, and the ever-versatile paper napkin. But for millions of gay and lesbian Californians, one very important piece of paper is out of reach. And, to Beth Tepper, executive director of Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere, “that one...

Same-sex marriage hearing sparks demonstration in San Francisco

Same-sex marriage hearing sparks demonstration in San Francisco

the Legend staff

December 15, 2010

It was your typical “only in San Francisco” protest: On the morning of Dec. 6, the song “We Shall Overcome” drifted out from the crowd massed in front of the federal courthouse in downtown San Francisco. A man with a loudspeaker, apparently opposed to whatever was about to take place, stood across...

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