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20 Great Reads of 2015

20 Great Reads of 2015

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic

December 16, 2015


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Here is a sampling of the best nonfiction articles of the year.       MEET THE AMERICAN VIGILANTES WHO ARE FIGHTING ISIS Jennifer Percy – The New York Times Magazine “Like Marlow on his way up the Congo, these men seemed to experience a disturbance in their Western consciousness. … These were ...

High school students and self-publishing: Oh, the places your writing can go

Kyra Bergsund, Staff Writer

April 10, 2013


Filed under Arts and Culture

If you yearn for more than just the attention of a teacher's eyes and the subsequent rubric slapped on top of a labored-over composition, the due date in your American Romanticism or Recent America class need not be the end of the production line. Outside the walls of Urban's intellectuals and...

Health, biology, and literature offer teachable moments on weed

Sabrina Werby, Staff Writer

November 2, 2010


Filed under News

California’s marijuana debate is smoking hot. But while politicians, law enforcement, and voters struggle to decide the future of marijuana, students at Urban address the same issues in their classrooms. Urban’s health curriculum covers marijuana basics. “There is a lot of misinformation about...

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