MultiCulti week spreads awareness of activism through art

December 1, 2015

The theme: “Activism through the arts.” The vibe: “Celebration and pride.” The overarching question: “What do you value?” This is what Shafia Zaloom, health teacher and MultiCulti faculty leader, wrote to the bulletin board on the morning of Monday, October 19th. Every year, MultiCulti ho...

Week planned by MultiCulti sheds light on multiculturalism at the Urban school

Students  on MultiCulti lead a discussion on how to be an ally. Photo by Olivia Mitchel

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014

The Urban community values differences. The school creates safe spaces for each individual to be honest and open about their experiences. Throughout the year, Urban students and faculty hold open discussions relating to social issues including social class, race, and sexual orientation. However, the...

Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month sparks conversation about healthy relationships

Ilana Brandstetter, Staff Writer

April 1, 2014

It was Christmas Eve, 2013, a time when one might imagine smoke wafting out of chimneys and holiday lights glowing through the snow in Blackman-Leoni Township, located 65 miles west of Detroit. Nearby, however, there was another scene that was neither picturesque nor sentimental. Trapped under the...

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