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

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“Weird psychological serial killer stuff”: Why does everyone love true crime?

Zoe Sokatch, Editor in Chief (Print) May 2, 2023

True crime content has the world in a chokehold. According to a YouGov poll conducted in 2022, nearly half of all Americans have consumed some form of true crime content, with one out of three people admitting...

Popping the pill: unpacking the most popular hormonal contraceptive

Zoe Sokatch, Editor in Chief, Print February 6, 2023

In the rooms of many people assigned female at birth (AFAB) across the country sits a small case full of little white and tan pills stuffed into cardboard sleeves or ugly plastic cases. The boxes they...

Behind the curtain of One Acts

Zoe Sokatch, Arts and Culture Editor, Caboose Editor April 26, 2022

Audrey Douglas ‘22 Why did you sign up to write One Acts? I am interested in maybe writing and directing when I’m older. I love writing and I’ve always liked storytelling, so it just sort of made...

How to help: recourses for the Afghanistan crisis

Zoe Sokatch, Arts and Culture & Caboose Editor October 12, 2021

After 20 years of war, the Taliban, an ultraconservative fundamentalist Islamic movement, has instated themselves in power in Afghanistan. This dramatic shift in power has caused chaos, violence and terror...

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Students reflect on anti-sexual violence social media movement

Zoe Sokatch, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

On March 3, Sarah Everard, a 33-year old marketing executive, was murdered by a male police officer on her 50-minute walk home to her apartment in London. Following this tragedy, a wave of outrage swept...

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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