Freshman Cassie Eng: Changing the World One Backpack at a Time

Freshman Cassie Eng: Changing the World One Backpack at a Time

Tallula Ricciardi, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018

    Cassie Eng (‘22) is a perfect example of a local hero and a student changemaker. After all, how many freshmen do you know with their own charities? When she was only 11 years old, Eng started her own charity—which she calls Cassie’s bag of dreams—with Josh Mahinay, the ...

Urban expands curriculum with new multidisciplinary classes

Lily Daniel, Editor of Caboose

May 10, 2018

With the addition of two new multidisciplinary classes for the fall of 2018 to its already diverse catalog, Urban is pushing students to experiment with yet another style and structure of learning. Both Rethinking Poverty and Global Migration: Who, Where, Why will be offered next year. They blen...

Obamacare: the bill that changed everything

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 in Buffalo, N.Y., where he began his two day bus tour to speak about college financial aid. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Kian Nassre, staff writer

June 3, 2017

On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. However, in spite of the law’s fame (or infamy depending on your political views,) many do not even know what Obamacare does. Considering the Republican bill in Congress that seeks to repeal and...

20 Great Reads of 2015

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Zachary Ngin, Book Critic

December 16, 2015

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 ...

Bring Back Our Girls’ “School Girl March” seeks to raise awareness about Nigerian kidnappings

Campaigners march in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, as a part of

Ilana Brandstetter, Staff Writer

May 22, 2014

Bring Back Our Girls, a social awareness campaign that started in California, is organizing a worldwide School Girl March today to raise awareness about the plight of 276 Nigerian girls abducted from their school by Islamic terrorists more than a month ago. According to the Bring Back Our Girls w...

Urban student reflects on experiences with India

Clara Hendrickson, Guest Writer

February 22, 2012

How is it that I first fell in love? Well, it’s funny you ask, because I wasn’t looking for anything serious at the time. She was attractive, full of color and gorgeous people. She had great taste in music and produced some stunning and hilarious pieces of cinema. But it wasn’t until I started...

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