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...

Remembering John McCain: A Longtime Senator and War Hero

Remembering John McCain: A Longtime Senator and War Hero

Wes Peters, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Features

On Aug. 25, 2018, John McCain passed away after a long and distinguished political and military career. McCain’s 45 year career as a congressman will continue to influence our country, even after his passing.   John McCain’s political presence within the Republican party gave him a platform ...

20 Great Reads of 2015

20 Great Reads of 2015

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic

December 16, 2015


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Here is a sampling of the best nonfiction articles of the year.       MEET THE AMERICAN VIGILANTES WHO ARE FIGHTING ISIS Jennifer Percy – The New York Times Magazine “Like Marlow on his way up the Congo, these men seemed to experience a disturbance in their Western consciousness. … These were ...

Urban reacts to death of Apple’s Steve Jobs

Urban reacts to death of Apple’s Steve Jobs

Hannah Sears and David Immerman, Staff Writers

October 6, 2011


Filed under News, Top Stories

Steve Jobs, co-founder and previous CEO of Apple, died Oct. 5 at age 56. “He is considered by many to be on par with DaVinci, Einstein, and Edison. There’s lots of folks that see (Jobs) as a genius and a true innovator,” said David Bill, director of technology at The Urban School. In response...

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