The Urban Legend

Urban’s One Acts adapt to new, virtual format

Alex Stross, Staff Writer

May 28, 2020

Everyone knows and loves the One Acts festival, an Urban theater tradition that takes place every year during the spring term. Seniors write and direct their own single-act plays that their fellow Urban students perform in. Despite Urban’s decision to continue virtual school for the remainder of the...

Quarantine Cooking

Orla Meehan, Caboose and Outreach Editor

May 22, 2020

With quarantine canceling our usual lives, we are all looking for new ways to fill our time, and get off the couch. Here is a food haul from members of the Urban community who have been experimenting with the art of cooking. Courtney Rein: Rein, the English Department Chair and an English Teacher...

Quarantining brings back old gender norms

Quarantining brings back old gender norms

Sophia Gibson, Features Editor

May 22, 2020

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, much of the world’s population has had to restructure their daily lives. In the Bay Area, the shelter in place order has forced adults to work remotely from home, and children to learn online. As families are constantly forced together, change in family dynamics...

Urban faculty reflects on reformed grading system

Ben Katznelson, News Editor

May 21, 2020

With Urban’s shift to virtual school, significant changes have been necessary to alleviate students’ and teachers’ stress. As such, Geoff Ruth, Academic Dean, announced on April 16 that Urban’s grading system had been overhauled for the spring term. In his email, Ruth described the new grading...

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