Disaster response: then and now

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Ana Gorski, Editor of Arts and Culture

October 13, 2017

   In the wake of a series of historic natural disasters in North America, the Urban community has provided no forums educating students on the effects of natural disasters that have occurred since the start of school. Historically, Urban’s response has been a combination of student-driven fundraising ...

Japanese earthquake and tsunami connects to students

Japanese earthquake and tsunami connects to students

Adrienne von Schulthess, Writer

April 16, 2011

On March 11, a 8.9 earthquake and tsunami struck Japan. Seven days later, Leah Schummer (’14) and Marina Chen (’14) were selling cupcakes, cookies and other treats to raise money for the citizens in Japan affected by this tragedy. They raised a total of $774.67 from three bake sales. “My mom i...

Stories of strength and support emerge from Japan after earthquake and tsunami disaster

Jessie King Fredel, Staff Writer

March 24, 2011

On March 11, Japan was hit by one of the greatest natural disasters in recent history: a combination of an earthquake and a tsunami (and now threats of nuclear explosions) that are comparable to 2005’s Hurricane Katrina. However, stories of heroism and bravery of the Japanese people have surfaced through...

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