The Urban Legend

EDITORIAL: Urban, We Need to Talk About #MeToo

Jack Cogen, Opinions Editor

April 3, 2018

The second half of 2017 and these early months of 2018 have been characterized by the anti-sexual abuse movement #MeToo as well as Time’s Up, a legal fund with similar goals set up after Oprah Winfrey’s speech at the Golden Globes. TIME Magazine chose the women who broke the silence on sexual abu...

EDITORIAL: Urban school needs to bring discussions of race to outside of classroom

Zoe Meneghetti, Opinions Editor

March 23, 2016

   It recently came to light that for multiple years, Saint Ignatius College Preparatory students have been sponsoring parties with a clearly racist theme. At Stern Grove, students have been dressing up to imitate black culture, naming the theme “wigga,” a combination of “white” and a racial slu...

EDITORIAL: Urban School should recognize 9/11

Zoe Meneghetti, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

14 years ago, Americans vowed to never forget September 11, 2001. Though many have stayed true to that promise and have not forgotten the devastating result of 9/11, it seems that Urban has. The New York Times declared 9/11 to be the “worst and most audacious terror attack in American history.” How...

EDITORIAL: Urban’s grading system needs to change

Jacob Winick, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

We all know the drill. On the Friday two weeks after term, Urban students log in to PCR a few minutes before 5 PM and refresh their browsers until the latest course report appears. The stress of opening up course reports and frantically scrolling through them to catch a glimpse of the letter grades ...

OPINION: Too much homework plagues Urban

OPINION: Too much homework plagues Urban

Jacob Winick, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

Homework sucks. It’s not a revolutionary opinion, but no one at Urban is addressing it. Maybe it’s because we have completely accepted the idea that homework is supposed to dominate our lives. Or maybe we feel too powerless to change Urban’s educational system. Whatever the reason, it is...

EDITORIAL: Congress needs to work together to fix a broken political system

Jacob Winick, Opinions Editor

November 14, 2013

NOTE: This editorial represents the collective opinion of the Urban Legend. The "author" of the piece is not necessarily the writer, but merely the uploader of the article. Please direct all questions and comments to [email protected] Enough is enough. House Republicans have crossed the line sep...

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