The Urban Legend

Seniors consider gap years amidst coronavirus pandemic

Eli Gordon, Editor-in-Chief, Print

May 22, 2020

For current seniors at Urban, the year 2020 was meant to be a relatively scripted experience: celebrate in the spring, graduate in June, and move away to college in August or September. But just as the coronavirus pandemic has done away with traditional end-of-high-school rituals, it has introduced uncertainty...

A new family and home in rural Ecuador for Urban School alumnus

Olivia Meehan, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

While most graduating seniors pack their bags and head to college, Urban alumnus Amelia Wohlers, class of 2016, chose to wait until the fall of 2017 to begin her studies at University of British Columbia. During her gap year, Wohlers traveled to a rural community outside the town of Cotacachi in northe...

Eating a Corncake, in an Elevator, in Vietnam

Eating a Corncake, in an Elevator, in Vietnam

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

January 31, 2016

   It was the beginning of her senior year and Sophie Weir (‘15) was slowly burning out. Her senior fall, notorious at Urban for college apps, standardized tests, and a general ambiance of stress, had overlapped with her dreaded four solids term. Frankly, Weir was feeling a little over school. ...

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