Columbus’ day, or not?

An 1876 monument dedicated  to Christopher Columbus in Mexico City. Published by Claudio Pellandini

Sam Johnson, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

522 years ago, a mistake made by one man would change the world. Today, to Urban students. it means a three-day weekend, and not much more. On Monday, Oct. 13 the national holiday of Columbus Day gave Urban students a day off of school. Even though many students probably spent their day off enjoying...

Students and teachers reflect their opinions on whether bells should be used at Urban

An old school bell sits in the courtyard of a school
photo by Michael Coghlan

Hannah Berk, Staff Writer

October 14, 2014

The idea of having bells at Urban has been tossed around for years. Some students and faculty members want bells, while most think that they will be disrupting. In a survey filled out 71 percent of Urban Students and faculty said that they are happy with Urban’s current none existent bell system....

GALLERY: Urban School seniors share regrets about their high school experiences

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

June 5, 2014

It is the end of the school year and Urban's senior class of 2014 is nearing the end of their Senior Spring. Graduation is quickly approaching and many seniors are reminiscing about their past four years at Urban. The following gallery is a series of portraits and quotes from Urban seniors about what...

Guest Opinion: An Urban parent in favor of the “Safe Teen Socializing Agreement”

Guest Opinion: An Urban parent in favor of the

John M. O'Connell Jr., Guest writer

February 7, 2011

Read the student guest opinion on the "Safe Teen Socializing Contract" by Harry Krinski and Charlotte Blanc. From the moment you were born, we, the parents, have been amazed and somewhat terrified. Our purpose is to help you be the ‘best’ person, (happy, healthy, (w)holy) you can be, doing every...

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