The Urban Legend

Got stress? Many Urban School students do. What to do.

Adrienne von Schulthess, Opinions editor

December 10, 2009


Filed under News, Opinions

I recognize the irony of writing this article at 10 p.m. After a no-homework weekend and Thanksgiving break, during which I found myself with no assignments, sports or other obligations — the anxiety is back: the early mornings, the tests, the social and family tensions and the pressure. Mark Salkind,...

Mascot Blues

Daniel Moattar, staff writer

December 10, 2009


Filed under Opinions, Sports

I visited Northwestern University in April during a trip to Chicago. My tour guide was a chatty, generically pretty blonde junior who, for the purpose of this story, I will call Sarah. I was accompanied by a half-dozen fresh arrivals from the West Coast, and none of us, least of all me, were dressed...

Bite Me, Vampires

Bite Me, Vampires

December 10, 2009


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By Lizzie Logan A terrible pun aside, the “Twilight” phenomenon is a real pain in the neck. For the few of you who don’t know, the Twilight Saga is a series of books about Bella Swan, a devastatingly beautiful and frail seventeen-year-old girl, who falls in love with the unspeakably handsome...

Food Review: Never get a Frenchman to do an American’s job.

Daniel Moattar, Staff writer

December 10, 2009


Filed under Opinions

By Daniel Moattar Burgers are back. Granted, Californians have been going to In-N-Out Burger since time immemorial (1948, actually), and sure, they're still eating Double-Doubles (capitalized?) like they're going out of style, but something new is going on. 'Low' cuisine is picking up a little class....

Closing Gitmo isn’t easy, but it’s right

Adrienne von Schulthess

July 16, 2009


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Closing a prison is harder than it looks. Recently, the Senate rejected President Obama's request for $80 million to close Guantanamo Bay military prison. In response, last Thursday Obama announced that he would close the prison with or without support, saying that it is time to "clean up the mess."...

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