The Urban Legend

A Leap of Faith: Gap Year Culture at Urban

A Leap of Faith: Gap Year Culture at Urban

Sydney Riemer, Design Editor

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 sentence of Urban’s Mission and Core Values statement. This statement’s compelling words have...

Rejected: how Urban seniors react to college decisions

Rejected: how Urban seniors react to college decisions

February 11, 2020

As Urban seniors finish up their college applications, the stress of being rejected or accepted to their dream schools sets in. Many students who applied Early Decision and Early Action have already heard back from their schools, and some of them have not been accepted. While the majority of Urban students...

Rethinking the Reader

Rethinking the Reader

Maya Campbell, Staff Writer

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 forward? With the rising awareness of climate change and global warming, should Urban consider digital...

US Air Raid Slays Qasem Soleimani

Ian Ryan, Caboose Editor

February 2, 2020

On January 3, 2020, Qasem Soleimani was killed by an American military airstrike. The U.S. blames Soleimani for orchestrating attacks on coalition bases in Iraq in recent months, including an attack on December 27 that culminated in the deaths of an American contractor and Iraqi personnel. Soleimani...

Voices of benchwarmers at Urban

Wes Peters and Kyra Nagle, Sports Editor and Design Managing Editor + Editor of Arts & Culture

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 started up at Urban, lots of people are talking about their sports teams and telling their friends...

MLB playoffs reveal a new generation of baseball

MLB playoffs reveal a new generation of baseball

Wes Peters, Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

After a regular season spanning 162 games, the Major League Baseball (MLB) postseason began on October 1st, 2019 with the Washington Nationals and Milwaukee Brewers playing in the National League Wild Card game. It was the beginning of a whirlwind of games that resulted in the Nationals winning the World...

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