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Planes, Boats and Concealed Vehicles: The reality of drug trafficking at the border

Planes, Boats and Concealed Vehicles: The reality of drug trafficking at the border

Lily Daniel, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2019


Filed under Features

Amidst the recent government shutdown and the trials of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán for smuggling drugs into the U.S., President Trump’s petition for building a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border has grown intensely. Despite his campaign promise to build the multibillion-dollar wall in 2016, the wall ...

Midterm Madness V: What’s Next?

Midterm Madness V: What’s Next?

Kian Nassre, Web Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive, Top Stories

What 2018 tells us about the Democrats’ 2020 strategy The conversation about the Democrats’ strategy to take on Trump in 2020 is centered on two types of swing states: the rust belt and the sun belt. Rust belt swing states (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa) are more tra...

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...

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 remained tense, perhaps due to the progressive nature of a few of his tal...

EDITORIAL: Congress needs to work together to fix a broken political system

Jacob Winick, Opinions Editor

November 14, 2013


Filed under Opinions

NOTE: This editorial represents the collective opinion of the Urban Legend. The "author" of the piece is not necessarily the writer, but merely the uploader of the article. Please direct all questions and comments to [email protected] Enough is enough. House Republicans have crossed the line sep...

Urban students watch live as President Obama takes his oath for a second term

Urban students watch live as President Obama takes his oath for a second term

David Immerman, Staff Writer

January 23, 2013


Filed under News, Top Stories

Roughly five Urban students joined the White House estimated 1 million people gathered in Washington, D.C, to look on live as their president was sworn into office for his second term on Monday, Jan. 21. “Obama’s inauguration for a second term is a monumental event in U.S. history,” said Helena...

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