The Urban Legend

Youth civic engagement is vital to the success of our political system

Youth civic engagement is vital to the success of our political system

Sophia Vahanvaty, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

November 16, 2017

Though it may seem that youth are voiceless until they have the right to vote, there are many ways to get involved, learn more about local politics or make one’s views on local issues heard and acknowledged. In fact, many of the issues that affect students the most, such as public transportatio...

Editorial: Death of Paterno reminds us to end child abuse

Jason Cinti, Staff Writer

February 11, 2012

It’s tough to turn on the television these days without hearing the name of Joe Paterno, former Penn State head football coach, who passed away at age 85 on Jan. 22 in the aftermath of a child sex abuse scandal. What we do not see every other day on ESPN’s Sports Center or on the front page of...

Urban students, teachers watch Egypt events unfold

Urban students, teachers watch Egypt events unfold

Adrienne von Schulthess, Staff writer

February 12, 2011

For days now, Urban students and teachers have watched Egypt, wondering how the mass protests would end. Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak finally stepped down on Feb. 11, giving the military control of the country, according to The New York Times. Upon hearing of his resignation, “(t)ens of thousands...

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