The Urban Legend

Louisville shooting reveals Urban’s response to tragedy

Louisville shooting reveals Urban’s response to tragedy

Wes Peters, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, Gregory Bush entered a Kroger—a chain supermarket—in Jefferson City, Kentucky, and shot two African Americans named Maurice Stallard and Vickie Lee Jones. Afterward, Bush exchanged gunfire with an armed citizen. When the police arrived, he tried to flee but was captur...

Urban ramps up security for new school year

Urban ramps up security for new school year

Loki Olin, Features Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Features

In recent weeks, numerous adjustments to Urban’s security have been made to address previous flaws that exposed the school to both external and internal threats. The doors to the Page Street entrance are now locked throughout the school day and are monitored by a security guard sporting a gleaming badge...

Promposals continue despite admin’s disapproval

Lola McAllister, Editor-in-Chief, Design

May 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture

Afternoon, sunny-day, garden promposals seem characteristic to Urban’s prom season. However, the reminder that the school does not support public asks seems equally as characterizing. Every year, Assistant Head for Student Life Charlotte Worsley explains to the student body—either in an email or...

End the rule against athlete participation in One Acts

Jack Cogen, EIC of Opinions

May 10, 2018


Filed under Opinions

For the past eight years, Urban’s rules have prohibited students who play spring sports from participating in the annual One Acts Festival. Not only are students with an existing athletic commitment forbidden from auditioning for One Acts, those who leave their sport in order to participate are bar...

The test you don’t want to blow

The test you don’t want to blow

Catherine Silvestri, Editor-in-Chief of Magazine

October 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Before entering the Fall Dance at the Urban School, excitement surrounded the students as they took photos, painted sparkles on their face, and prepared for the space-rave-themed dance, all while waiting in line to be breathalyzed by an Urban faculty member. Since 2011, Urban has required every student...

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