The Urban Legend

Spanish language exchange trip to happen in 2018

Emma Draisin, Staff writer, Features Editor

April 25, 2017

   In the next academic year, 2017-2018, a third language exchange trip will be added to the international trip rotation: a Spanish immersion trip to various places around southern Spain. This trip is the brainchild of Urban School Spanish teachers Mary Lee and Esteban Speier. Since its conception in...

Urban switches from Swiss to French exchange after debate over curriculum

Six of the 20 French exchange students spend the day at Muir Woods with two Urban hosts. Photo by Renata Miller (used with permission)

Zoe Meneghetti, Staff Writer

January 24, 2015

The Urban community values its language curriculum and prides itself on the way it is followed. For the last several years, Assistant Head for Student Life, Charlotte Worsley, Academic Dean, Geoff Ruth, Language Department Chair and French Teacher, Arnaud Finet and Outdoor Education leader, Rachel Fristedt,...

The dawn of Twitter: Twitter’s IPO makes waves in stock market

A Twitter employee who requested to remain anonymous shows off his Twitter mug on a smoking break. During the IPO, the majority of the Twitter employees spotted sported clothing with the bright blue bird.

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

Nov. 7 marked an important day for socialites and stock traders alike. It was the day where Twitter, the famous social media network, held its IPO (initial public offering), or, in other words, changed its stock from private to public. However, unlike Facebook’s IPO, which saw that company’s stock selling ...

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