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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, ...

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

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 ...

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) Movie: On October 7 "The Blood of Olympus," Rick Riordan’s much-anticipated finale to his Heroes of Olympus series is released in t...

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 phenomenon involving many of our peers who genuinely think that they are part of the largest socioeconomic...

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