A year in review: 2020-2021

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online June 7, 2021

First Day of School August 31, 2020 The absence of the Senior Raid into the Salkind Center gym on August 31, 2020, marked an untraditional start to the 2020-2021 school year, yet other ASM traditions...

Urban community reflects on its response to AAPI-hate: “it was long overdue”

Tulin Chang-Maltepe, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

Since the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States of America has seen a consistent rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The March 16 shooting in Atlanta...

Gender in the classroom

Zoe Sokatch, Staff Writer March 28, 2021

I’m sitting (virtually) with Nora Onek ‘23 on a Wednesday afternoon exactly two weeks after the Month of Understanding forum, Gender in the Classroom, hosted by Students for Women’s Equality and...

MOU Posters Spotlight

Caroline Wu and Anna Masto, Guest Writers March 28, 2021

Caroline Wu '22: “This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear...That is how civilizations heal.”...

Month of Understanding, 2019

Sally Cobb, Staff Writer January 2, 2019

MOU 2019 Week Six Sally Cobb, staff writer On Thursday 17, 2019, members of the Students of Color affinity space (SOC) and Green Team held a forum about environmental racism. There is often little...

Urban community pauses to discuss and engage with current events

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer February 18, 2015

The tradition of the Month of Understanding started in 2004, when Urban hired its first Dean of Multiculturalism, Tommy Goodwin. Since then, the Month of Understanding has been a fundamental aspect of...

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