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

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

Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor

March 28, 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, or Halfie),” have been taken out of the winter English 2A curriculum, but why? In May of 2018, aut...

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 a way to augment their learning through real world experiences. While The Urban School has take...

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