Students who Songwrite

Stephen Dawes '21. Photo credit: Clementine Daniel
February 11, 2020

There are numerous immersive music courses offered at Urban, focusing on a variety of complex musical techniques that range from Chamber Orchestra to Music Production and Engineering. Students can focus...

Voices of benchwarmers at Urban

January 20, 2020

Benchwarmer. It feels almost like a forbidden word. No one wants to admit that they are one. Benchwarmers practice every day, dress up on game days, and promote their games. Since the Winter season has...

Sophomore slump proves prevalent among students, barely recognized by faculty

Sophomore slump proves prevalent among students, barely recognized by faculty
December 9, 2019

The sophomore slump represents a troublesome phenomenon among tenth graders at Urban; it can be easy to identify in oneself, yet difficult to see as a trend in the greater community. Within the walls of...

Controversial Content

December 2, 2019

On the day the newspaper comes out, I feel equally excited and nervous. Every issue, I’m thrilled to be sharing our hard work with the school community. But as I sit in class, I anxiously wait for the...

Letters to the Editor (Issue 2, 2019-20)

December 1, 2019

“The horoscopes were original, creative, and comical. I hope the entire Urban community can appreciate them.” — Melia Fillipow ‘20 Dear Melia, I also loved the horoscopes, and I am glad they...

Behind Urban’s unique stonecarving class

Mason Hunt's stone.
November 7, 2018

If you find yourself in the garden at 11am on a Monday morning, you’ll hear the rhythmic tapping of chisels on stone and the intermittent chirping of birds. You’ll see 14 sophomores, juniors, and...

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