The Urban Legend

The note-taking hall of fame

The note-taking hall of fame

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Arts and Culture

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 are some of the most important aspects of learning at any school—particularly at Urban, where students are ex...

A Halloween to Remember

A Halloween to Remember

Wes Peters, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Online Exclusive

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 Davis with her incredible homemade dragon costume. The winners of the group costume competition wer...

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

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

October 25, 2018


Filed under Features

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 and math classes and have spent time as a department thinking about how to support female STEM stud...

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

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

Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief of Visuals

October 24, 2017


Filed under Caboose

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, all spoilers are on you now.   Across  ...

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

Blake Case, Staff Writer

August 22, 2017


Filed under News

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 poses not only a threat to research dependent on federal funding, but also objectivity in the face of...

An annoying sophomore’s take on his “favorite” Urban classes

Kian Nassre, staff writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Computer Science 1 & 2 My name for it: there are 10 types of people in this world, people who get binary and people who don’t. Computer Science is rather hard to explain, so I will define some of the terms that you may run into. Recursion: If someone says “you’re dumb,” then takes it...

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