The Urban Legend

“Just Mercy” and “The New Jim Crow” explore the complexity of incarceration

Emmy Hicks-Jablons, Staff writer

October 14, 2015

Filed under Arts and Culture

It is likely, that at some point over the summer, you encountered the omnipresent problem of mass incarceration in America. Perhaps you pondered the significance of incarceration while staring into the fierce and tired eyes...

Feeling Lost in the Electoral Landsacpe? Here’s a Refresher

Cole Palmer, Staff Writer

June 10, 2015

Filed under News, Top Stories

The clear frontrunner in the Democratic primary is Hillary Clinton. Adopting fringe left politics such as gay marriage, cannabis decriminalisation, and gun control only when they become mainstream, Clinton is a member of the old...

2015 State of the Union was met with Congressional opposition

Olivia Morfit, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015

Filed under News

The annual State of the Union Address took place this year on Jan. 20, to varied reactions amongst Urban students and politicians. While President Barack Obama spoke of the betterment of the nation under his leadership, the room ...

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