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The Urban Legend

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The Urban Legend

Illustration credit: Tulin Chang-Maltepe.

Did you forget how hard Urban was: students, teachers struggle with speedy Fall term.

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Managing Editor November 18, 2021

As students returned to fully in-person school, Urban classes have gone back to the speed of a regular Fall term. This adjustment has been coupled with a severe learning gap that students all across...

In memoriam of Anthony So

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative March 28, 2021

From Courtney Rein: Anthony started every 2A class with a wild, inspiring, deep quote, usually from whatever he was reading (he was VORACIOUS and all-encompassing in his reading); they ranged from...

Voices of Incarceration class explores criminal justice

Voices of Incarceration class explores criminal justice

Kyra Nagle, Arts and Culture Editor, Design Managing Editor December 1, 2019

From short stories to podcasts to in-class speakers, Urban’s new Voices of Incarceration class seeks to shed light on stories from victims of mass incarceration and their families. Currently, over 70...

Unknown individual placing book back on shelf of Alexandria library. By Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor

English department pulls two Junot Díaz stories from sophomore curriculum six months after sexual misconduct allegations

Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor March 27, 2019

Nearly seven months after multiple sexual misconduct allegations came out against him, two of author Junot Díaz’s short stories, “Drown” and “How to Date a Brown Girl (Black Girl, White Girl,...

Urban trips offer opportunity to broaden their perspectives

Vivien Manning, Features Editor May 28, 2018

Whether by seeing ancient churches and Picasso’s masterpieces, or exploring museums in a center of literary talent and civil rights activism, the two upcoming trips to Spain and Mississippi offer students...

The Urban School’s use of slang is definitely raw

Jason Cinti, staff writer April 13, 2010

According to Oliver Klingenstein (’11), Gabe Ruimy (’11) and Adam Wolf (’11), the new slang word of the week is: “Freezie.” What does this word even mean? When asked to use it in a sentence,...

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