Prom 2017

Zoe Meneghetti, Editor-In-Chief of News

August 22, 2017

Suit jackets draped around the edges of chairs, wrappers of red velvet cupcakes crumpled on the white tablecloth, and clusters of high-heels nudged in the corners of the floor set the scene of the Urban School’s 2017 prom night. Walking into the venue, The Mark Hopkins Hotel, it was impossible to mis...

Are dancers at the Urban School artists or athletes?

Dancers in the Urban Community participate in various types of dance outside of school.

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

How do we define an athlete? Most never question the athleticism behind common sports like basketball, soccer, or cross country. But dancers seem to be isolated in a realm of their own. Since not all dancers pursue dance competitively, it can be difficult to label dance as a sport. Martin Austin(‘16), who is...

VIDEO: Space rave dance reviewed by Urban students

VIDEO: Space rave dance reviewed by Urban students

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

On Friday, September 26, Urban's Student Committee hosted a "space rave" themed dance. Students who attended dressed like alien ravers, socialized, and showed off their dancing skills. Below is a compilation of video interviews that Urban Legend staff conducted at the event. Members of the class of...

OPINION: Did Miley Cyrus’s 2013 Video Music Awards twerking controversy deserve the mainstream media’s attention?

Cyrus performs

Eli Dinkelspiel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2013

At the 2013 Video Music Awards, popular performer Miley Cyrus twerked (a provocative dance involving the shaking of the butt) in front of a national audience of millions, causing uproar over the twittersphere, Reddit, and Facebook, where users decried Cyrus’ performance (warning: sexually suggestive content) as pop culture’s new low. Respected news sites replace...

Strictly Come Dancing: Urban’s newest physical activity class swings into action

Swing dancers strut their stuff in Golden Gate Park. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Little Koshka.

Eli Dinkelspiel, Staff Writer

December 28, 2011

Nov. 28-It was a fairly routine morning assembly when ten members of the Urban community walked in front of the school and started dancing to Slim and Slam’s “Jump Session.” Laughs turned into interested stares as the group swung their way across the stage with smiles on their faces. Urban’s...

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