The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Illustration credit: Art Spiegelman.

Vulgar or educational: why are books being banned?

Ezra Bergson-Michelson, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

Recently, books with titles such as “Gender Equality,” “LGBTQ Rights,” “Black Lives Matter: From Hashtage to the Streets,” and “Safe Sex 101: An Overview for Teens” have been submitted...

Illustration credit: Stella Sears-Bicknell.

Newest anti-abortion laws spark tough discussions

Ezra Bergson-Michelson, Staff Writer October 16, 2021

Riding on a wave of new anti-abortion legislation passed throughout the South, Governor Greg Abbott of Texas signed Texas Senate Bill 8, one of the most restrictive pieces of abortion legislation since...

Midterm Madness Part I: Whats Going On

Midterm Madness Part I: What’s Going On

Kian Nassre, Web Editor October 17, 2018

In light of the upcoming midterm elections, I will be writing a series of articles explaining various aspects of the election season. Part I will inform readers on several key issues that have defined...

Inside the minds of Uber drivers

Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief, Visuals June 6, 2018

Alex* arrived at Page and Masonic at 2:50 pm, the perfume of the old woman he had just dropped off at Whole Foods lingering in his black Toyota Camry, to pick up his next client: me. Instead of commencing...

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 in Buffalo, N.Y., where he began his two day bus tour to speak about college financial aid. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Obamacare: the bill that changed everything

Kian Nassre, staff writer June 3, 2017

On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. However, in spite of the law’s fame (or infamy depending on your political views,) many do not...

Searching for Justice: Legend reporter attends Richard Goldstone conference at UC Berkeley

One of the world’s leading human rights experts told a UC Berkeley audience that South Africa could provide insights into the future of Egypt — and perhaps other uprisings and changes in government...

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