Puerto Rico post Maria: “feed the islands, not the exports”

This Sept. 23, 2016 photo shows a produce stand inside El Departamento de la Comida farmers market and organic restaurant that sells locally grown produce in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The most recent statistics from the governor's office show farm income grew 25 percent to more than $900 million from 2012-2014 while the amount of acreage under cultivation rose 50 percent over the past four years, generating at least 7,000 jobs. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)

Lily Daniel, Caboose Editor

November 16, 2017

In the wake of destruction caused by Hurricane Maria, sustainable farming organizations in Puerto Rico such as El Departamento de La Comida are attempting to encourage a shift away from the country’s dependence on imports towards sustainable food practices. Over a month since the hurricane first hit t...

Disaster response: then and now

Image by Lena Bianci

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 ...

Urban Jazz Bands rock Super Bowl City

Urban Jazz Bands rock Super Bowl City

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

This year, the Super Bowl took place at Levi’s Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers, in Santa Clara, Calif.  Thousands of fans flocked to San Francisco for the famous sights and the pregame festivities. While Verizon’s Super Bowl City presented many different sights and sounds for fans and residents...

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