Democrats and Republicans clash over mail-in ballots amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Zadie Winthrop, Managing Editor

June 10, 2020

On the first Tuesday of November in 2008, 2012, and 2016, I was late to school. This morning is reserved for a family trip to the polls, and my parents’ every-election-year speech about the value of democracy. To my family, and many other Americans, voting is a privilege and right which we hold d...

The intersection of wealth and community

Zadie Winthrop, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

To be rich at Urban is to be dripping in money anywhere else. Urban is a wealthy school, costing $48,941 per year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average full time employed American makes $44,720 per year. Attending Urban costs $4,000 more than the average American makes per year. Living...

How do students feel in light of Atatiana Jefferson and Botham Jean’s murders?

Illustration of Atatiana Jefferson and Botham Jean. Illustration credit: Izzie Ballon.

Zadie Winthrop, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

Atatiana Jefferson was murdered on October 12th, 2019. Botham Jean was murdered on September 6th, 2018. Atatiana Jefferson and Botham Jean. If you still don’t know their names, learn them. Then say them 20 more times. On October 23, 2019, Urban held a forum in memory of Botham Jean and Atatiana Jefferson....

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