The Urban Legend

Editorial: let’s do more than thank our crossing guards

Eli Gordon, Managing Editor

October 30, 2018

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After ASM during the first week of school, students poured out of the Salkind Center gym and down the passageway along St. Agnes. Although the crowds crossing Page Street chattered boisterously, many of them forgot to do somet...

End the rule against athlete participation in One Acts

Jack Cogen, EIC of Opinions

May 10, 2018

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For the past eight years, Urban’s rules have prohibited students who play spring sports from participating in the annual One Acts Festival. Not only are students with an existing athletic commitment forbidden from auditioning for ...

EDITORIAL: Urban, We Need to Talk About #MeToo

Jack Cogen, Opinions Editor

April 3, 2018

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The second half of 2017 and these early months of 2018 have been characterized by the anti-sexual abuse movement #MeToo as well as Time’s Up, a legal fund with similar goals set up after Oprah Winfrey’s speech at the Golde...

EDITORIAL: Career Services Could Expand Urban’s Horizons

Jack Cogen, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

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One of the Urban School’s core values states that “learning extends beyond the classroom to instill in students a sense of mission and purpose as citizens of the larger community and world.” Urban reinforces this mission ...

EDITORIAL

April 24, 2017

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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 ...

EDITORIAL: Urban school needs to bring discussions of race to outside of classroom

Zoe Meneghetti, Opinions Editor

March 23, 2016

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   It recently came to light that for multiple years, Saint Ignatius College Preparatory students have been sponsoring parties with a clearly racist theme. At Stern Grove, students have been dressing up to imitate black culture, na...

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