The International Women’s Day, celebrated worldwide for almost half a century, originated in Soviet Russia after women gained suffrage in 1917. March 8 became a national holiday celebrated in communist countries. Some may argue that it was established seven years earlier (1910) at the Socialist International meeting in Copenhagen to honor women’s rights and gain..
According to UNHCR, 65.6 million people around the world have been forced from home. Among them are nearly 22.5 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18. There are also 10 million stateless people who have been denied a nationality and access to basic rights such as education, healthcare, employment and freedom of movement. There are..
A Gift That Gave Life Such a power He possessed His gift His only incentive It kept him going She kept him going But never mind that He burned in his ashes For he bestowed upon her So unwanted His gift for her That the water drowned his heart And his miraculous trembles Outcomes of..
The IB Family I never thought that I would say this. In fact, in the beginning of my junior year, I actually wanted to drop full IB. I remember being in Madame Pascale’s office several times ready to make that hasty and irrational decision. I don’t exactly remember why I didn’t, but I thank all..
Is chocolate good for you? While the obvious answer from most people will be no, the truth is chocolate can be healthy. This doesn’t mean that all the chocolate we eat is actually benefiting us, but the main ingredient of chocolate which is cocoa is really good for you. The cocoa beans itself without all..
Dubai has been looking forward to stand out as the high-tech hub in a region that is often swarmed in conflict, distinguishing itself as one of the region’s forward-looking societies. The government of Dubai released a statement about its successful testing of what is known as the world’s first drone taxi service, which is capable..
The way in which individuals critique and analyze differs from person to person. Moreover, the information or narratives derived from artworks can come in a variety of ways. A few days ago, I stumbled upon a series on the YouTube channel The Art Assignment titled “Art Cooking” in which they take aspects of artists’ lives..
Would you listen to my advice? Would you open your mind to the words of a 16 year old? Let’s try not limiting our sources of knowledge to the old and corrupt and actually consider the ideas of someone who offers nothing but his best to this nation. I get our culture is conservative, as dictated..
Want easy, great tasting recipes that you can make under 40 minutes? Well here are several recipes that you can make in a day to satisfy your hunger in an elegant and delicious manner. Very easy, very yummy, very satisfying… Lets start with a simple Breakfast recipe that is pure bliss! The best, fluffy, moist..
Time to Go I’ll step into an ocean A grand resounding sound of an everlasting whisper Hovers with the wind Floats into space And I’m still stepping into the ocean The salt burning my wounds A feeling of complete harmony engulfs me The pain is there but no longer there are my worries One emotion..
J.P. Sartre once said, “we are our choices.” You wake up every morning with plenty of choices to make. These choices define your life. While perhaps the simplest of these choices is that of attitude, it is one of great importance. Every morning, you can either wear a smile or a frown. This is a..
As an IB senior is more than halfway through the program, it is safe to say I have quite a lot to say about the program. I remember before entering the program, I was extremely skeptical about whether or not I should enter. I feared it would be a lot of work and that the..
Easy Recipes to Try at Home There are many great recipes found online, or on food channels that are actually very hard to carry out at home. I have constantly followed recipes online step by step, yet found the results not as intriguing as the actual image online. This common issue really annoys me, and..
As high school became harder, and much of my time has been wasted procrastinating, and choosing to watch many TV series, I believe that a few hacks on studying for exams can go a long way. Using these tips and tricks, you will be able to study much more effectively in the given period of..
Just this past Wednesday, seven of our own Panther Express heads took a trip to St. Andrew’s Refugee Services (StARS) to donate the dozens of books we collected from our school-wide book and supply drive. If I told you that this trip did nothing to me, I would be lying. In reality, I actually learned..
Since the beginning of human history, information has been passed on from one generation to the other in different forms, starting with simple oral traditions. Soon after, people began grouping into societies and the need for a written language was emerging. After that, laws were created and humans began to realize the need for some type of system to..
When it comes to museums in Cairo, most people only know the Egyptian Museum. In reality, Cairo has numerous museums that are underrated and aren’t given any recognition despite the fact that they also display very important parts of Egyptian history and geology. One of these museums is the Egyptian Geological Museum in Cairo. This museum opened in..
Once again it’s time for the annual AIS theatre play. In recent years, we’ve seen Sweeney Todd and we’ve seen Into the Woods, and now it’s time for our AIS students to put on the performance of a lifetime by performing the classic movie, Legally Blonde. This performance will be held on Saturday 20th January..
Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake Who doesn’t love cinnamon rolls? Imagine having it at your hands in under three minutes! Yield: 1 Mug Cake Ingredients: 2 Tbsp applesauce 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 Tbsp buttermilk 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 cup + 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour 2 1/2 Tbsp packed light-brown sugar 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1 dash ground nutmeg (optional) 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/8 tsp (scant) salt 1 Recipe Cream Cheese Icing, recipe follows..
For us, High School has been the toughest out of anything we’ve faced in our entire lives and, let’s face it, we all have to take a break every once in a while to watch our favorite shows. I’ve been doing this for four years, now, and my only advice for you is to watch..