Illustration credit: Mira Chandriani.

Urban community reflects on post vaccination life

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative June 3, 2021

Having braved over a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, US citizens are now seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. Vaccinations have resulted in the decline of new COVID-19 cases in the US and the loosening...

COVID-19 vaccine timeline: explained

Sydney Riemer, Editor-in-Chief, Online March 23, 2021

Note: This article is factually accurate as of February 2021. However, the vaccine rollout plans are ever-changing so many statistics and claims in this article may not be relevant to the time you are...

How The Urban School and California manage vaccination exemptions

How The Urban School and California manage vaccination exemptions

Sophia Vahanvaty and Katherine Weltzien June 7, 2018

California continues to be at the forefront of the national debate on vaccines, as those who argue for individual rights have repeatedly come to a head with those who advocate for individuals’ communal...

New anti-smoking campaigns use shock value to target teens’ tobacco use

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer May 8, 2014

A woman looks at the camera, rasping through a prominent hole in her throat. She takes the viewer through her morning routine: Putting in her teeth, putting on a wig, and placing a walnut sized hands-free...

Allure of e-cigarettes at odds with rising hospitalization rates, other health concerns, experts say

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer May 8, 2014

Electronic cigarettes are trendy, but their impact may be more serious than their sweet and innocuous flavors imply. E-cigarettes are being marketed as a tool to quit smoking and a safer alternative...

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