New Urban School shark club takes on global issue of shark mistreatment and unsustainable fishing

New Urban School shark club takes on global issue of shark mistreatment and unsustainable fishing

Ilana Brandstetter, Staff Writer

May 30, 2013

SHARKS: the words behind the acronym are still up to interpretation, but after an initial meeting on March 25, a new club at Urban has gotten off to a strong start. Emily Miller (’15) created SHARKS with the intention of increasing student awareness about the endangerment and mistreatment of sharks....

BP oil spill inspires discussion on environmental ethics

Cassiel Chadwick, staff writer

April 20, 2010

Dear Urban Philosopher: I’ve been watching the news coverage of the British Petroleum oil spill, and I’m horrified by the sheer weight of this catastrophe. I’ve heard rumblings that the United States will be taking the economic responsibilities for BP’s blunder. Is this right? Wouldn’t t...

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