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Reproductive rights endangered at the Mexico-United States border

Reproductive rights endangered at the Mexico-United States border

Lily Daniel, Editor in Chief

May 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

While the media often laces stories of the Mexico-United States border with violence, starvation, and complete desperation, it fails to acknowledge the many women in need of reproductive healthcare, contraception and legal support after crossing the border. Miscarriages due to violence at the border, ...

Congressional communications director discusses room for bipartisanship in the House of Representatives

Congressional communications director discusses room for bipartisanship in the House of Representatives

Eli Gordon, Managing Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Features

After eight years in the minority, Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2018, flipping 39 seats. They now control 235 out of the 435 total voting seats. Calling the victory “a new day in America,” Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi declared that a Democratic-cont...

Midterm Madness Part I: What’s Going On

Midterm Madness Part I: What’s Going On

Kian Nassre, Web Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive, Top Stories

In light of the upcoming midterm elections, I will be writing a series of articles explaining various aspects of the election season. Part I will inform readers on several key issues that have defined the election cycle. Part II, which will come out in a week or so, will examine the election numericall...

The reality of Trump’s wall draws closer

The reality of Trump’s wall draws closer

Kian Nassre, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

 "The wall is getting designed right now," said President Donald Trump on February 8, 2017. Trump pledged to build a wall on the U.S. - Mexico border throughout his presidential campaign. Now, the U.S. government is officially seeking contractors and designs as the feasibility of Trump’s wall remains unde...

The future of San Francisco as a sanctuary city

The future of San Francisco as a sanctuary city

Sophia Vahanvaty, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

  32 years ago, San Francisco became the 13th sanctuary city after then-mayor Dianne Feinstein signed a resolution protecting the increasing amounts of Guatemalan and Salvadoran immigrants. This past year, sanctuary cities reemerged into the national conscience after becoming a major talking point of the 2...

Why I support Donald Trump

Latté Hutchinson, Guest Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under Opinions

"Though agreeing with some of Trump’s tactics is rare at Urban, I think it is important to stand up for what I believe in despite the social consequences"

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