The Urban Legend

Editorial: It’s time for Urban to boycott bottled water

Editorial: It’s time for Urban to boycott bottled water

Ellie Lerner, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019

As of this May, hundreds of VOSS water bottles can be seen strewn around Urban classrooms and knocked over next to recycling bins. While Flik recently replaced the sale of plastic LIFEWTR water bottles with more sustainable glass VOSS water bottles, the process of packaging, transporting and chilling any f...

Ending the drought one drip at a time

Ending the drought one drip at a time

Ilana Brandstetter, Features Editor

November 19, 2014

Despite the Urban community’s pride as environmentalists, few students have made significant changes in the midst of California’s worst drought in reported history. Diana Silvestri (’15), a member of Green Team, noticed a lack of knowledge underneath our big talk. “We can throw big words like...

Opinion: ‘Tis the season to eat meat, but consider the morality of mammal munching

Opinion: ‘Tis the season to eat meat, but consider the morality of mammal munching

Marney Kline, Staff Writer

December 14, 2011

“My relationship to meat? I eat it,” said Jordan Clark (’12). As Jordan shares her simple and straightforward attitude towards meat-eating, both she and I are put at ease. This statement presents nothing uncomfortable or objectionable. Until you remember that when you eat meat, you are eating...

Need to buy some bottled water? Think again.

Annakai Geshlider

April 5, 2011

I don’t want to be a bothersome imp, tugging at your elbow and telling you not to buy that bottled water. But I’m going to do it: the industry that helps you slake your thirst is really harming communities and ecosystems worldwide. One billion people around the world do not have access to drinking...

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