The Urban Legend

Senior Regrets

Zella Lezak, Managing Online Editor

June 10, 2020

Introduction: As the Class of 2020 finishes up their last weeks on virtual Urban, a period of reflection arises. What could they have done differently? What do they wish they had known? Continue reading to dive into regrets and reflections from the senior class they have developed over their time...

Urban Student’s Motivation During Quarantine

Kyra Nagle, Arts and Culture Editor, Design Managing Editor

June 10, 2020

Several weeks into Virtual Urban, many students are struggling to find motivation during the school day, whether it is completing homework assignments or studying for tests. Students have expressed that their classes are boring without the commotion of people talking over one another or laughing at jokes...

The US experiences a surge in social distancing protests

Maya Campbell, Arts and Culture Editor

May 22, 2020

The shutdown of many non-essential businesses and the implementation of social distancing protocols by local officials have left a number of citizens in distress. As a result, individuals worldwide have taken to the streets, protesting, together, the stay-at-home orders with the hopes of returning to...

Urban faculty reflects on reformed grading system

Ben Katznelson, News Editor

May 21, 2020

With Urban’s shift to virtual school, significant changes have been necessary to alleviate students’ and teachers’ stress. As such, Geoff Ruth, Academic Dean, announced on April 16 that Urban’s grading system had been overhauled for the spring term. In his email, Ruth described the new grading...

We talk.

Ana Gorski, Editor of Arts and Culture

February 6, 2018

When I first came to Urban my sophomore year, I never considered introversion or extroversion to be a large factor of the high school experience until I heard a rumor that “Urban is a school for extroverts.” As an anxiety-ridden young transfer, it lead me to believe that students who were ambivert...

Staring

Lily Daniels, Caboose Editor

January 22, 2018

One day as myself and two other students sat stuck in traffic in the back of a van, we were flanked on our left by the front of a tuktuk. Because driver’s sit in the right side of the car in India, he was quite close to us and his stares seemed strong enough to shatter the car window. Over and over, ...

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