Love is in the Urban air

Love is in the Urban air

Lola McAllister and Tikloh Bruno-Basaing

June 6, 2018

When the current seniors were freshman, Young Men’s Group (YMG) and Students for Women’s Equality and Rights (SWEAR) hosted a forum to discuss Urban’s notorious hookup culture. It’s not hard to imagine this event: the Blue Rooms stuffed with students at lunch, each corner crammed with uninfo...

Promposals continue despite admin’s disapproval

Lola McAllister, Editor-in-Chief, Design

May 28, 2018

Afternoon, sunny-day, garden promposals seem characteristic to Urban’s prom season. However, the reminder that the school does not support public asks seems equally as characterizing. Every year, Assistant Head for Student Life Charlotte Worsley explains to the student body—either in an email or...

“Love Panel” contributes to diversification of love at Urban

Loki Olin

February 28, 2018

Behind the candy grams and raffles of Love Week lies a serious question which Peer Resource has brought to the forefront of students’ minds through their organization of the Love Panel: What does it mean to love? At lunch on Tuesday, nine Urban teachers shared personal advice and experiences of love ...

A closer look at the annual Urban Film Festival

Aiden Ryan, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017

Illicit substances. Fearsome beasts. Cucumbers. All of these topics and more are featured in this year’s Urban School Film Festival, an event run by video production, video/photography Teacher Kelli Yon and students interested in filmmaking. The purpose is to highlight Urban students’ video production...

Woo a loved one with these easy Valentine’s Day desserts

Mara Pleasure, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015

Is there a better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than with chocolate? Obviously not, which is why you should take the valentine days weekend as an opportunity to test out your own cooking skills. Below are two decadent chocolate recipes, one vegan and one not.   Chocolate lava cake is a...

Hooking up: all you need?

Olivia Morfit, Staff Writer

November 17, 2014

Hooking up is easy; noncommittal, thoughtless, and, for some, gratifying. The definition of “hooking up” itself can vary from a multiple-encounter physical relationship to a one-time experience, but no matter how it is defined it has a common trend: total lack of emotional commitment. I can unde...

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