Green is the new black: thrifting could be the answer to fast fashion pollution

Interior of a thrift store on Haight street. By Ellie Lerner, staff writer.

Ellie Lerner, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

This December, the Urban school Green Team hosted a school clothing swap in which Urban students donated clothes and were able to choose items to add to their wardrobe from one another’s donations. “The goal,” said Elsie Lipson ‘20, the leader of the clothing swap on Green Team, “[was] to brin...

Dress code controversy arises again

Olivia Morfit, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

The dress code, a subject that has been rehashed many a time at Urban, is once again a common topic of conversation. With warm back-to-school weather comes short cutoff shirts and bare bellies, are inevitably accompanied by disciplinary emails from school administrators. Two main issues emerge in these...

Commander-in-chief’s fashion style a first, or a flub?

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

June 5, 2014

Barack Obama, president of the United States of America, leader of the free world, has been seen – gasp - sporting “mom jeans” at various sporting events. Mom jeans are widely mocked for being high-waisted, ill-fitting, and unbecoming on almost anyone who wears them. Obama’s fashion in t...

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