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The Urban Legend

Current abortion access in the United States

Sofia Arango, Staff writer February 6, 2023

In November 2022, the first midterm elections after Roe v. Wade was overturned took place. It was a contentious election, with a joint ABC News and Washington Post poll citing 62 percent of Americans...

Photo credit: Kyle Young.

Russia, Ukraine and why oil is so expensive?

Kyle Young, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

The worldwide wholesale petroleum and oil industry is — to no surprise — immensely lucrative. Many countries like Saudi Arabia or Russia have denationalized multi-billion dollar formerly state-owned...

Royalty free photo of the deserts in the US-Mexico border, courtesy of Pexals

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...

Infographic of the number of entries into the United States via legal points of entry in 2017 versus the total populations of the US, Mexico, and Central America. Source: Customs and Border Patrol, United States Census Bureau.
By Kian Nassre, Web Editor

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

Lily Daniel, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2019

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...

7 Things You Should Read/Watch This Fall

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer October 8, 2014

Top 7 things you should be super pumped Reading/Watching this fall: 7) Movie: "This is Where I Leave You." Tina Fey? Jason Bateman? Jane Fonda? All in one movie? And it’s out now???RIGHT NOW???   6)...

Editorial: Where is Urban’s middle class?

Unsigned editorial November 6, 2011

Not many of us like to show off extreme wealth. Similarly, not many want others to know that they fall below the poverty line. However, over the past few years at Urban, we’ve observed an interesting...

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