The Urban Legend

Short-lived legends: Urban students reflect on their fame

Short-lived legends: Urban students reflect on their fame

June 5, 2018

Originally coined by Andy Warhol, the phrase “15 minutes of fame” comes from something Warhol said in his exhibition in 1968: “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” However, it is likely that this idea was taken from an even earlier Elizabethan idea of “nine days of fame....

Coaches offer insight into junior varsity sports

Eli Gordon, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

While Urban’s varsity games attract a lot of attention and sometimes have free food and transportation to and from, frosh-soph and junior varsity sports programs are, as frosh-soph girls’ volleyball coach Kristina Tavisora said, “a little forgotten.” However, they still serve a purpose within Ur...

Next generation of science class

Next generation of science class

Kian Nassre, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

  The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS,) created in 2013 by 26 states, represents the consensus on scientific education of world-class scientists, the National Research Council, the National Science Teachers Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The framework o...

Sci-Fi or Sci-Fact? Urban science department discusses

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

By Lily Dodd The science department is passionate about many things. Among them: The San Francisco Giants, moths, Batman, science (of course), ski jumping, moths, time travel, sea otters, movies, and moths. Today we combine two of those wonderful passions, science and movies, and learn which popular...

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