The Urban Legend

Behind Urban’s unique stonecarving class

Behind Urban’s unique stonecarving class

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

If you find yourself in the garden at 11am on a Monday morning, you’ll hear the rhythmic tapping of chisels on stone and the intermittent chirping of birds. You’ll see 14 sophomores, juniors, and seniors standing in a line focused and dedicated to carving away at their individual stones. ...

Winter Art Show graces Urban walls with a night of wonder

Winter Art Show graces Urban walls with a night of wonder

Kian Nassre, Editor In Chief, Visuals

April 3, 2018

Ten weeks of artistic processes, countless hours of dedicated work and eternities of thought produce the annual tradition of the Winter Art Show. The yearly display is the culmination of the Advanced Art Seminar, a seniors-only arts class run by Visual Arts teacher Jennifer Starkweather. Once students...

White privilege faculty panel and students of color retreat make space for discussions of race

White privilege faculty panel and students of color retreat make space for discussions of race

Aleah Jennings-Newhouse, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

The term "white privilege" and, more importantly, the idea behind it, has been bouncing around the Urban community fervently for the past few weeks, following a controversial, anonymous submission to Urban's "Appreciations Wall" that contained slang derived from the N-word. In response to this incident, members of the school have take...

GALLERY: Urban’s Stone Carving class creates elegant sculptures out of an unforgiving medium

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

June 6, 2014

Stone Carving has traditionally been an 11-week, Urban Advanced Studies (UAS) course taught by art teacher Kate Randall every spring. Next year, it will be taught during both the fall and winter terms as well as in the spring term. In addition, it will not be a UAS class. Students in Stone Carving choose...

Feb. 10 Urban School Senior Art Show draws most contributors ever

Sarah Maccabee, Staff writer

February 9, 2011

The Urban Art Show is always an eagerly anticipated school event, and this year’s Feb. 10 show is no exception. With 26 students taking part in the Advanced Visual Arts Seminar, this year’s show has the highest number of participants ever. The first official winter art show was started in 2004,...

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