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Male athletes at Urban discuss sexual harassment

Male athletes at Urban discuss sexual harassment

Tallula Ricciardi, Arts and Culture Editor

May 5, 2019

Filed under Features

In February, male identifying athletes gathered in Urban’s St. Agnes gym with former NFL player Mark Herzlich and wife Danielle Herzlich to discuss respect towards women, and, more specifically, how to support survivors of sexual assault. The meeting was organized by Urban’s Young Men’s Group (...

Opinion: Zion Williamson and the case for paying college athletes

Opinion: Zion Williamson and the case for paying  college athletes

Loki Olin, Features Editor

May 4, 2019

Filed under Opinions, Sports

“No one is bigger than the game.” The age-old adage serves as a reminder of humility for aspiring basketball players around the world, and the saying holds true for most athletes. However, an exception has arisen in the form of Zion Williamson, Duke University’s superstar freshman and the 2019 ...

Urban School fencing team wins All-City championship

Olivia Morfit, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014

Filed under Sports

For the first time in the Urban School’s history, the boys fencing team won the All-City Championship on April 19, 2014 at Stuart Hall High School. In fencing, each individual team member’s rank is combined into an overall score for the school. Although Lowell High School won the cumulative ...

Gay athletes pushed to persevere at Sochi games

Olivia Morfit, Staff writer

March 20, 2014

Filed under 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 decisions, and I’ve made the wrong one. I’ve never been...

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