Catching up on the race for the presidency

(L-R) Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez discusses the Conflict of Interest Rule at the Center for American Progress with Congressperson Xavier Becerra, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Cory Booker, Congressperson John Sarbanes, and Congressman John Delaney on April 6, 2016. Photo Credit: Department of Labor

Zella Lezak, Managing Online Editor

December 1, 2019

With the presidential elections just around the corner and the primary elections approaching fast, it is time for America (and even some Urban students) to decide who they want to be the next President of the United States. With a Republican primary including 4 candidates and a crowded Democratic primary...

Deciding between saving money and riding ethically

Aiden Ryan, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017

   Sexual harassment allegations. Trade secrets. A short-tempered CEO. All of these factors contribute to controversy surrounding Uber.   Uber is a transportation network founded in 2009 with employees around the world and headquarters in San Francisco. Lyft, its main competitor, also operate...

The reality of Trump’s wall draws closer

Infographic comparing the costs of various government programs to Trump's wall by Kian Nassre, Head of Infographics.

Kian Nassre, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

 "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...

New status for Facebook and Twitter

New status for Facebook and Twitter

April 26, 2011

Most students use social networking and microblogging as a distraction — a break from reality, and a way to tell your best bud what you’re having for dinner tonight. However, recent events in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia have sparked a change. What used to be the social network is now becoming a political...

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