The Urban Legend

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

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, ...

LGBT rights may depend on your zip code

LGBT rights may depend on your zip code

Kian Nassre

February 6, 2018

Urban students are constantly encouraged to have difficult conversations and to practice listening and sharing to all perspectives. This month, students are invited to participate in Urban’s annual Month of Understanding. Through speakers, movie screenings, and discussions, students are given the chance...

EDITORIAL: Gender binary decisions all wrong for Urban School students selecting next year’s leaders

EDITORIAL: Gender binary decisions all wrong for Urban School students selecting next year’s leaders

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014

Every year, for the last 26 years, Urban has elected co-presidents to lead all-school meetings, plan events, and guide the student committee. And every year, according to a rule in force since 1988, Urban has elected one boy and one girl. The voter survey we’re sent asks us to choose our favorite...

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