The Urban Legend

Urban students must commit to commitments

Zoe Meneghetti, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Uncategorized

   Today at Urban, it’s not uncommon to see a student rushing from a B period class to a lunchtime club, back to class, then straight to an after school sport, without finishing the C period homework that was due yesterday...

EDITORIAL: Urban School should recognize 9/11

Zoe Meneghetti, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Uncategorized

14 years ago, Americans vowed to never forget September 11, 2001. Though many have stayed true to that promise and have not forgotten the devastating result of 9/11, it seems that Urban has. The New York Times declared 9/11 t...

EDITORIAL: Urban’s grading system needs to change

Jacob Winick, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

We all know the drill. On the Friday two weeks after term, Urban students log in to PCR a few minutes before 5 PM and refresh their browsers until the latest course report appears. The stress of opening up course reports and ...

Gay athletes pushed to persevere at Sochi games

Olivia Morfit, Staff writer

March 20, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

This year’s Olympics posed the tough decision of attendance to gay athletes. Essentially, they had to decide whether or not to allow their moral principles to overrule their athletic dedication. As an athlete, I have had to make similar decisi...

Just Say No to Gitmo

Jacob Winick, Staff Writer

May 30, 2013

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

A man sits in a small dark cell, a feeding tube up his nose. Denied his unalienable rights – he waits for release, thousands of miles from home, without ever having been convicted of a crime. It seems like a scene straight out of North Korea or Iran. But it’s much closer to home. The Guantanamo Bay detention c...

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