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After the 2019 Oscars, a look back on red-carpet fashion

After the 2019 Oscars, a look back on red-carpet fashion

Kyra Nagle, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture

From swan dresses to stunning custom-made gowns, the Oscars invite the fashion statements of the year. As Feb. 24 approached, actors and directors from around the world decide what to wear. What many people don’t know, however, is that deciding what to wear isn’t just about looking pretty. Accord...

Green is the new black: thrifting could be the answer to fast fashion pollution

Green is the new black: thrifting could be the answer to fast fashion pollution

Ellie Lerner, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

This December, the Urban school Green Team hosted a school clothing swap in which Urban students donated clothes and were able to choose items to add to their wardrobe from one another’s donations. “The goal,” said Elsie Lipson ‘20, the leader of the clothing swap on Green Team, “[was] to brin...

The overlooked controversy surrounding the Oscar Best picture nominee, “Green Book”

The overlooked controversy surrounding the Oscar Best picture nominee, “Green Book”

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture

The Oscars took place on Feb 24, and while the ceremony may have gone much better than many thought it would without a host, one big point of controversy has been the winner of the Best Picture award, “Green Book”, a film marred by a string of racial issues both on and off camera. “Green Boo...

All publicity is good publicity: R. Kelly’s streams increase following sexual assault allegations

All publicity is good publicity: R. Kelly’s streams increase following sexual assault allegations

Loki Olin, Features Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture

From Michael Jackson to Chris Brown, some of the most influential performers of recent decades have been linked to accusations of sexual assault and domestic abuse. In many cases in the past, off-stage controversies have shattered artists’ reputations and significantly diminished their popularity. Mo...

Five pizzas every San Franciscan should try

Five pizzas every San Franciscan should try

Kian Nassre, Web Editor

February 16, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

Whenever my mom travels for work, my dad and I embark on what we call our “Pizza Odyssey.” Basically, we have tried almost every good pizza place in San Francisco. Sorry deep dish or NY slice fans, but I have a bias toward Italian thin crust pizzas. And now, for the benefit of the Urban community,...

Inside the 2019 Winter Art Show

Inside the 2019 Winter Art Show

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

On Thursday, Feb. 14, 18 dedicated Urban artists will gather in the Page Street building to present their installations which have been weeks in the making as a part of the Winter Art Show. The Winter Art Show class runs annually during Winter term, providing Seniors with an “opportunity to deepen an ...

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