The Urban Legend

The amazing pets of Urban

The amazing pets of Urban

Sydney Riemer, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Animals play a significant role in the lives of people all around the world as well as the lives of the Urban students. They are our companions, our best friends and a part of our families, but our pets are often even more unique and amazing than we imagine. Continue reading and you will find fun s...

Walking Out for Change

Walking Out for Change

Phoebe Grandi, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018

      It was 10 a.m. on a foggy Wednesday morning. At this time on a regular Wednesday, Urban students would be halfway done with their B period class, taking notes on Spanish verb conjugations, annotating the American Constitution, or perfecting their factor-label-method conver...

Love is in the Urban air

Love is in the Urban air

Lola McAllister and Tikloh Bruno-Basaing

June 6, 2018

When the current seniors were freshman, Young Men’s Group (YMG) and Students for Women’s Equality and Rights (SWEAR) hosted a forum to discuss Urban’s notorious hookup culture. It’s not hard to imagine this event: the Blue Rooms stuffed with students at lunch, each corner crammed with uninfo...

Past and present Urban School students reflect on what it means to “Go Greek”

Past and present Urban School students reflect on what it means to “Go Greek”

August Ackley, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018

Every year, we hear about seniors graduating from high school and “going Greek” in college. All of a sudden, when you log onto Facebook, you see pictures of your friend surrounded by thirty others dressed in formal attire in front of a house with bold Greek lettering across the front. But what does...

OPINION: We must be a generation of cognizant leaders

Emma Draisin, Editor-in-Chief, Newspaper

March 28, 2018

For Christmas this past year, my grandparents bought every woman in my family an automatic rape whistle. Wrapped in the unspoken expectation of eventual sexual assault, this gift terrified me. A few years ago I would have believed that an item like a rape whistle could significantly aid in preventing...

What is our generation name?

Ana Gorski, Editor of Arts and Culture

March 28, 2018

Following Generation X and Y, the name Generation Z is so nondescript and bland in comparison to the Greatest Generation or even the Baby Boomers. Although the current study body is apart of Generation Z, which ranges from the 1990s to the early 2000s, the name fails to properly characterize the bread...

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