Seniors consider gap years amidst coronavirus pandemic

Eli Gordon, Editor-in-Chief, Print

May 22, 2020

For current seniors at Urban, the year 2020 was meant to be a relatively scripted experience: celebrate in the spring, graduate in June, and move away to college in August or September. But just as the coronavirus pandemic has done away with traditional end-of-high-school rituals, it has introduced uncertainty...

Expectations and equity: Urban’s Eurotrip culture

Various European landmarks in France and Italy. Illustration Credit: Loki Olin

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer

June 1, 2019

Eurotrips have been an unspoken cornerstone of the post-graduation experience for countless past Urban students. Many see it as a time for them to experience the world and spend time with their high school friends one last time before venturing out into the world, but there are certainly some equity...

Senior regrets

Senior regrets

Vivien Manning, Features Editor

June 6, 2018

  Larkin White One time freshman year in history class, Charisse was telling a story about how at this other school she was teaching at, some students told her when people are talking she just stares at them with no expression on their face and it’s scary. I just blurted out halfway t...

Winter Art Show graces Urban walls with a night of wonder

Painting created by Nina Criswell for the Winter Art Show in the fourth floor hallway on Feb. 15, 2018.

Kian Nassre, Editor In Chief, Visuals

April 3, 2018

Ten weeks of artistic processes, countless hours of dedicated work and eternities of thought produce the annual tradition of the Winter Art Show. The yearly display is the culmination of the Advanced Art Seminar, a seniors-only arts class run by Visual Arts teacher Jennifer Starkweather. Once students...

Urban School Community Offers Advice for Freshmen

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

As the leaves change (kind of), so doth Urban (dramatically). Yes, Urban, we have a brand new freshman class. That’s 99 baby Blues. Whether we’re sophomores, juniors, seniors, faculty or staff members, or even Justin from 1428 Haight, we’ve all been freshmen once. And we all have a little bit of...

GALLERY: Members of the class of 2015 reveal insights about their time at Urban

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

June 10, 2015

As members of the class of 2015 prepare to leave Urban, they also reflect on what they have experienced in the past four years. Senior Spring is a special time when seniors are able to have a more objective perspective of their pasts so that they may think about who they want to be in the future. From bad haircuts to...

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