Editorial: please adhere to safety guidelines

Ben Katznelson, Opinions Editor January 20, 2021

As we enter the tenth month of COVID-19 precautions, school closures and on-and-off stay-at-home orders it is evident that this period has taken a toll on everybody. A national study conducted by the Centers...

Urban’s community prepares for a hybrid future

Urban’s community prepares for a hybrid future

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

As Urban continues to familiarize itself with the COVID-19 pandemic, the community is challenged with trying to maintain safe conditions while simultaneously providing the hands-on, collaborative education...

The joys and sorrows of Tinder

Eli Gordon, Editor-in-Chief, Print May 11, 2020

I admit that I started writing this story with some hesitation. It is illegal for people under the age of 18 to use dating apps, and many students are embarrassed to publicly share such an intimate part...

Sophomore slump proves prevalent among students, barely recognized by faculty

Sophomore slump proves prevalent among students, barely recognized by faculty

Ben Katznelson, Staff Writer December 9, 2019

The sophomore slump represents a troublesome phenomenon among tenth graders at Urban; it can be easy to identify in oneself, yet difficult to see as a trend in the greater community. Within the walls of...

Students Becky Phillips 21 and Robyn Wadsworth 21 drink Yerba Mates in the Student Center.

Here’s the tea on Yerba Mates at Urban

Clementine Daniel, Managing Editor November 29, 2019

A Yerba Mate craze has spread across Urban following Flik’s decision to sell them this fall. The bottled or canned refreshing drink is made from the naturally caffeinated leaves of a species...

Shafia Zaloom displays her new book, Sex Teens, and Everything in Between on Friday, September 3, 2019. Photo Credit: Shafia Zaloom.

Urban’s newest author: Shafia Zaloom

Callum Yeaman, Staff Writer October 28, 2019

While the #metoo movement rises and sexual assault becomes one of the most prevalent issues in the United States today, only 50% of high schools require sexual education for their students. Shafia Zaloom,...

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