The Urban Legend

Youth civic engagement is vital to the success of our political system

San Francisco County Youth Commission Meeting

Sophia Vahanvaty, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

November 16, 2017

Though it may seem that youth are voiceless until they have the right to vote, there are many ways to get involved, learn more about local politics or make one’s views on local issues heard and acknowledged. In fact, many of the issues that affect students the most, such as public transportatio...

Local proposition to lower voting age fails by small margin

Katie Jonckheer, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Voting is an integral part of American society. In the wake of the 2016 election season, many have been analyzing, studying  and dissecting its complexities. Although the presidential election may be taking up media coverage at the moment, it is extremely important to pay attention to the local ball...

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