Urban students lead the charge in the Stop AAPI Hate Youth Campaign

Urban students lead the charge in the Stop AAPI Hate Youth Campaign

Maya Campbell, Arts and Culture Editor

October 19, 2020

Activism is “acting on empathy...giving voice to those that are marginalized, those that are often disenfranchised,” says Cassie Eng, co-leader of the Asian/Pacific Islander (API) affinity space at Urban. On June 15th, 2020, 90 interns and 12 coordinators logged on to a Zoom call and awaited instructions...

Summer anti-racist groups: what they did and how to get involved

Clementine Daniel, Editor in chief, Print

October 19, 2020

On June 9th, 2020, just days before the end of spring term, faculty members Samantha Littlejohn, Ben Slater, and Courtney Rein sent an email to the student body “on behalf of all who want to help our community work against racism and anti-Black violence.” Their goal was to bring together faculty and students to continu...

Democrats and republicans clash over mail-in ballots amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Zadie Winthrop, Managing Editor

May 17, 2020

2020-05-15 10.48.01 On the first Tuesday of November in 2008, 2012, and 2016, I was late to school. This morning is reserved for a family trip to the polls, and my parents’ every-election-year speech about the value of democracy. To my family, and many other Americans, voting is a privilege and ri...

Rejected: how Urban seniors react to college decisions

Photo taken by Tallula Ricciardi, Outreach, Caboose and Online Editor, in January of 2020.

February 11, 2020

As Urban seniors finish up their college applications, the stress of being rejected or accepted to their dream schools sets in. Many students who applied Early Decision and Early Action have already heard back from their schools, and some of them have not been accepted. While the majority of Urban students...

US Air Raid Slays Qasem Soleimani

Ian Ryan, Caboose Editor

February 2, 2020

On January 3, 2020, Qasem Soleimani was killed by an American military airstrike. The U.S. blames Soleimani for orchestrating attacks on coalition bases in Iraq in recent months, including an attack on December 27 that culminated in the deaths of an American contractor and Iraqi personnel. Soleimani...

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