The Urban Legend

Promposals continue despite admin’s disapproval

Lola McAllister, Editor-in-Chief, Design

May 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Afternoon, sunny-day, garden promposals seem characteristic to Urban’s prom season. However, the reminder that the school does not support public asks seems equally as characterizing. Every year, Assistant Head for Student Life Charlotte Worsley explains to the student body—either in an email or...

Seniors write, design, and direct mini plays for the annual One Act Festival

Lena Bianchi, Head of Illustration

May 22, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

The One Act Festival is just around the corner, but the senior directors have spent the last few months eagerly preparing for the spring performance. Comprised of short plays ranging from comedies to dramas, the annual One Act Festival is a highly anticipated production that is written, directed, and ...

Top Picks of the 2017 Academy Awards Nominees

August Ackley

April 3, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Intro: 2017 was an exceptional year for movies that explored themes of identity, societal structures, and relationships. There were comedies like “The Big Sick,” dramas like “I, Tonya,” and animated movies like “Coco,” many of which were nominated for Academy Awards such as Best Director, ...

Inquiry or Accusation: Recent administrative approach to Urban’s party culture

Inquiry or Accusation: Recent administrative approach to Urban’s party culture

Lily Daniel, EIC, Caboose

April 3, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

When Heidi* was called into an Urban School faculty member’s office last September, she thought what had been a night of harmless fun was about to have a consequence. She had held a party over the summer and was asked to meet with a dean after rumors had been circulating regarding the health of another...

Winter Art Show graces Urban walls with a night of wonder

Winter Art Show graces Urban walls with a night of wonder

Kian Nassre, Editor In Chief, Visuals

April 3, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Ten weeks of artistic processes, countless hours of dedicated work and eternities of thought produce the annual tradition of the Winter Art Show. The yearly display is the culmination of the Advanced Art Seminar, a seniors-only arts class run by Visual Arts teacher Jennifer Starkweather. Once students...

What is our generation name?

Ana Gorski, Editor of Arts and Culture

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Following Generation X and Y, the name Generation Z is so nondescript and bland in comparison to the Greatest Generation or even the Baby Boomers. Although the current study body is apart of Generation Z, which ranges from the 1990s to the early 2000s, the name fails to properly characterize the bread...

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