The Urban Legend

A Guide to the Urban School’s Distraction Free Software

David Immerman, Staff Writer

January 20, 2011

Music blaring, Facebook glaring, and in the background behind all the other multimedia Web pages on your laptop is the history essay comparing the rise of fascism in Germany to the rise of fascism in Italy, due tomorrow, and all you have is an introduction. Uh-oh – you’re in freak-out mode. Distractions....

Multitasking a common practice among Urban School students, teens, and our generation

Multitasking a common practice among Urban School students, teens, and our generation

Sarah Maccabee, staff writer

April 11, 2010

It is a Thursday night. Caitlin Iglehart (’10) is sitting in her kitchen working studiously. In addition to trying to complete her math homework, she has “Tik Tok” by Ke$ha sounding from her laptop. “I usually only listen to music while I’m doing my math or Spanish homework, or when I’m checking...

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