Future of the Urban Theater Department

June 7, 2018

Fran After 41 years with the Urban Theater Department, Frances Evens is wrapping up her final show. Before she came to Urban, Evens describes her life as being “in line with the skill [she] needed for this job… I was in preparation,” she said. With her mother’s help, she began doing theater in ...

Winter Art Show graces Urban walls with a night of wonder

Painting created by Nina Criswell for the Winter Art Show in the fourth floor hallway on Feb. 15, 2018.

Kian Nassre, Editor In Chief, Visuals

April 3, 2018

Ten weeks of artistic processes, countless hours of dedicated work and eternities of thought produce the annual tradition of the Winter Art Show. The yearly display is the culmination of the Advanced Art Seminar, a seniors-only arts class run by Visual Arts teacher Jennifer Starkweather. Once students...

Exploring San Francisco: one art exhibit at a time

Exploring San Francisco: one art exhibit at a time

Zoe Lusk

February 6, 2018

   With over 50 diverse museums within the city, San Francisco has so many different museums and exhibits that it can sometimes be overwhelming to choose which ones to go to. We’re lucky to live in a city that offers us so many opportunities to see and experience different and interesting artwork. Throug...

Urban student creates film exploring use of Adderall

Vivien Manning, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017

  Urban student Will Hoppin (’18) decided to closely examine ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and the use of Adderall in what has morphed into a film that explores his own and others’ relationship with Adderall. The film, titled “Amphetateens,” is told from Hoppin’s perspec...

Blues Jam at Blues Jam

Blake Case, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017

The Urban School website states that Urban music programs and events promote the idea that “even young musicians are capable of excellence,” and Blues Jam was a “lively” example, said Devon Jeffery (‘18). While Urban has a wide array of music groups and classes to join, Abby Walker (‘18) sa...

The Urban School and Lick Wilmerding co-host fourth annual Girl Talk

Ana Gorski, Head Fact Checker

May 30, 2017

  Snaps of agreement resounded through the theater in collective understanding as those who identified with the female experience shared their stories. On Friday, April 21, Urban’s Students for Women’s Equality and Rights (SWEAR) club and Lick Wilmerding’s Organization of Women (LWOW) club hosted the...

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