EDITORIAL: Urban, We Need to Talk About #MeToo

Jack Cogen, Opinions Editor

April 3, 2018

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...

Don’t Vote For A Celebrity in 2020

Jack Cogen, Opinions Editor

March 29, 2018

The candidacy and subsequent presidency of Donald Trump were shocking for a number of reasons, not least of which being his unprecedented status as a president with no government or military experience. Elected with experience only as...

Please talk to your friends about consent

Diego Lopez, EIC of Online

March 29, 2018

My experience with sexual assault and the #MeToo movement has been distant and removed. Coming into high school, I always assumed that sexual assault was a college problem. I assumed that when you left high school and entered co...

OPINION: We must be a generation of cognizant leaders

Emma Draisin, Editor-in-Chief, Newspaper

March 28, 2018

For Christmas this past year, my grandparents bought every woman in my family an automatic rape whistle. Wrapped in the unspoken expectation of eventual sexual assault, this gift terrified me. A few years ago I would have beli...

Urban must preserve free speech in the face of extremism

Jack Cogen, Opinions Editor

October 26, 2017

The Urban School’s commitment to free speech and promotion of its core values of diversity and equality do not have to infringe on each other, even in these divided times. On the first day of every school year, Head of Scho...

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