Urban community scores below standard on common knowledge quiz

Mira Chandriani, Editor in Chief, Creative March 28, 2021

Urban is a school that prides itself on “academic excellence” through “rigorous engagement, comprehensive assessment and thoughtful self-evaluation,” according to Urban’s Mission and Core Values...

Photo of colorful notes of Kikani Libada ‘21. Photo by Kikani Libada.

The note-taking hall of fame

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer May 6, 2019

In every Urban classroom there’s at least one student whose notes could be framed in gold and placed on the wall of a museum. From review sheets for a math final to notes from a history class, notes...

Belle Davis '19 dressed as a dragon on Oct. 31, 2018.

A Halloween to Remember

Wes Peters, Staff Writer November 1, 2018

On Oct. 31, 2018, Urban students and teachers participated in the Halloween assembly, showing off their elaborate and extraordinary costumes. The winner of the solo costume competition was Belle...

No boys allowed: Urban introduces an all-girls engineering class

No boys allowed: Urban introduces an all-girls engineering class

October 25, 2018

Women occupy only 24 percent of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) related jobs in the world.  The science teachers at Urban have noticed a significant gender imbalance in science...

An Urban Legend Crossword based on Urban Elective classes. Across words are classes at Urban. Down words are connecting the crosses together and are not related to Urban.

Try out the brand new Urban Legend crossword, now with answers!

Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief of Visuals October 24, 2017

Clues Answers   Are you sure you want to look at the answers?   Are you 100% certain?   You gotta be sure before you look at them, so are you?   Last chance,...

Concern for national science funding in the face of the new administration

Blake Case, Staff Writer August 22, 2017

Scientific coalitions nationwide, including the Society for Freshwater Science, The American Geophysical Union, and the American Association of Geographers, are concerned that the Trump administration...

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