Summer anti-racist groups: what they did and how to get involved

October 19, 2020

On June 9th, 2020, just days before the end of spring term, faculty members Samantha Littlejohn, Ben Slater, and Courtney Rein sent an email to the student body “on behalf of all who want to help...

A Leap of Faith: Gap Year Culture at Urban

A Leap of Faith: Gap Year Culture at Urban
February 11, 2020

“As we prepare students for college, we celebrate the vitality of adolescence and the abundant possibilities for intellectual growth and personal achievement during these four years,” states the final...

Rethinking the Reader

Rethinking the Reader
February 4, 2020

With forty years of history, Readers have become a staple in the Urban Curriculum. Teachers are continuously adapting Readers to fulfill students’ needs, but is it time for Readers to take another step...

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...

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...

Here’s the tea on Yerba Mates at Urban

Students Becky Phillips '21 and Robyn Wadsworth '21 drink Yerba Mates in the Student Center.
November 29, 2019

A Yerba Mate craze has spread across Urban following Flik’s decision to sell them this fall. The bottled or canned refreshing drink is made from the naturally caffeinated leaves of a species...

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