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What happens if you Google crazy state laws

What happens if you Google crazy state laws

Kian Nassre, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017 • 14 views
Filed under Features, Humor, Photos, Top Stories

It all began when I heard something bizarre on an old episode of Bones: apparently premarital sex is illegal in Virginia. My first thought was no way. There is no way that in the 21st century, the state of Virginia does not allow premarital sex. So I did what any curious teenager would do when they...

EDITORIAL

April 24, 2017 • 27 views
Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorial

Our school campus is not our bedroom. It’s a simple truth, but a worthwhile reminder. All too often, Urban students walk into class to find a mess of food packaging, crumbs, uncapped pens and paper scraps. The sights and smells are particularly unpleasant following large club meetings and popular forums...

OPINION: 50 years later, Urban School core values continue to carry school community

Zoe Meneghetti, Editor-In-Chief of News
February 8, 2017 • 132 views
Filed under Opinions

The 2016-2017 school year marks lots of change for The Urban School. This includes the creation of The Salkind Center and a new job title. However, despite these grand changes, The Urban School has been able to stay true to its original values. “Learning is an active, joyful process of discovery......

Local proposition to lower voting age fails by small margin

Katie Jonckheer, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017 • 132 views
Filed under Opinions

Voting is an integral part of American society. In the wake of the 2016 election season, many have been analyzing, studying  and dissecting its complexities. Although the presidential election may be taking up media coverage at the moment, it is extremely important to pay attention to the local ball...

Protest Is patriotism

Jack Cogen, Staff Writer
December 8, 2016 • 428 views
Filed under Opinions

Urban recognizes that democracy does not start and end in the voting booth. On November 9, 2016, 159 Urban students walked out of school to peacefully protest the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. I did not attend the protests because of a commitment at my Service Learning site,...

Religious dialogue necessary for inclusive community

Religious dialogue necessary for inclusive community

Catherine Silvestri, Editor-in-Chief of Magazine and Sports Editor
December 8, 2016 • 327 views
Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

For the first nine years of my education, I took three religion classes per week, had morning chapel every Friday and was exposed to Christian values. Suddenly, within three months of leaving that school, religion was no longer a part of my education. At first, I was too wrapped up in the excitement of...

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