Siblings leaving for college; a perspective piece

Kyra Nagle, Arts and Culture Editor, Design Managing Editor

February 1, 2020

Having a sibling who leaves for college is often very difficult. Whether you confide in them about everything or you only talk to each other at dinner time, having one less person in your house can be a big change. My brother is two years older than me and recently left for college 3,000 miles away....

Voices of benchwarmers at Urban

Wes Peters and Kyra Nagle, Sports Editor and Design Managing Editor + Editor of Arts & Culture

January 20, 2020

Benchwarmer. It feels almost like a forbidden word. No one wants to admit that they are one. Benchwarmers practice every day, dress up on game days, and promote their games. Since the Winter season has started up at Urban, lots of people are talking about their sports teams and telling their friends...

Voices of Incarceration class explores criminal justice

Voices of Incarceration class explores criminal justice

Kyra Nagle, Arts and Culture Editor, Design Managing Editor

December 1, 2019

From short stories to podcasts to in-class speakers, Urban’s new Voices of Incarceration class seeks to shed light on stories from victims of mass incarceration and their families. Currently, over 70 million people in the United States bear the marks of the criminal justice system. English teacher...

Kian Kafaie ‘19 reflects on summer Arctic adventure

Illustration of an iceburg, by Lena Bianchi, Design Editor

Kyra Nagle, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

While many students attended summer camps or held summer jobs, Urban student Kian Kafaie ‘19 was part of a summer program called Students on Ice (SOI). The 2018 program focused on ocean literacy, sustainable development goals, climate change adaptation, and truth and reconciliation “with the...

WashU Professor details three steps to becoming happier

WashU Professor details three steps to becoming happier

Kyra Nagle, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

Every day, billions of people around the world wake up wanting to have a great day. They want to laugh, smile, and be around the people they love. They want to be happy. But how does one truly achieve this goal of happiness? This summer, I attended a lecture held by Tim Bono, professor of Psychology...

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