A couple of weeks ago, we had class discussion in Global Perspectives about the conflicts of different endangered cultures and the way they live. The cultures that we were discussing varied from the Maasai, to Bushmen to the Aboriginals and the Bedouin. However, I was really interested in the Bushmen’s cultures and the way of..
Month: November 2013
The mentioning of the holiday ‘Thanksgiving’ can invoke multiple images of merriment, family get-togethers, and delightful dishes. It’s a day in which citizens of the United States can abandon their woes and worries, and enjoy a festive day with their friends and loved ones. For American citizens residing in Egypt, Thanksgiving maintains its status as..
“A very small portion of the population has a condition which may cause them to experience epileptic seizures or have momentary loss of consciousness when viewing certain kinds of flashing lights or patterns that are commonly present in our daily environment. These persons may experience seizures while watching some kinds of television pictures or playing..
I told you so: things your mom was right about During our normal day, we wake up go to school, come back home with a new story to tell our parents. Most likely our mothers. Even if we don’t want them to know about them, the moment you walk in the door she knows what..
Humans. Are they always this negative? My uncle’s always had a knack for learning about them and the odd things they do. He insists on watching a daily screening of lies and depression humans have chosen to represent current life on this beautiful planet. They call it “The News”. Apparently, humans know they’re being fooled..
So recently I came across what is called “The Arab Mona Lisa”. A couple of months ago in the UAE, Sheikh Zayed Bin Suroor Al Nahyane unveiled of the Arab Mona Lisa piece in the UAE for the very first time by the Emirati artist who goes by “samar arts”. Inspired by the Mona Lisa..
Not because I say “her own” booger, means that it’s okay to eat anyone else’s booger. However this issue is really started to get on my nerves, my sister enjoys eating her own booger. I think in a matter of time, she will start adding ketchup and mayonnaise to that. So I was watching TV..
Throughout my time at AIS I have realized mainly one thing, that love is both a pleasant and a terrible feeling. The social division in AIS is really noticeable and sometimes that serves as a barrier between you and the one you “love” or like. Other times, social pressure from your friends may lead you..
It’s weird how now I know just as little About you as I knew before Nothing has changed This is unfortunate though All I hear is talk about you They say you’re depressed, depressing I don’t know why but I find that offensive That every time death is mentioned Every time, they look at you..
Nick Vujicic was born 30 years ago in Melbourne, Australia without limbs. His life isn’t easy but through the love of his parents, loved ones, and faith in God, he overcame his adversity and is now living a life filled with joy and purpose. When his parents gave birth to him they were shocked that..
Wednesday of last week 11 parts of me died My faith had run away, not wanting to meddle with the wicked intricacies of reality Flashing images of a suicide bombing in Sinai blind my vision A physical and emotional Explosion While my heart goes out to those 11 soldiers Whose eyes shall never see the..
Many people think that video games are a waste of time and that they only suck up our knowledge and get us addicted. They spend their whole lives staying away from them and making sure their children don’t get hooked on them as well. Other than many psychological and social reasons, there is now scientific..
Words She can hear them clearly Piercing through her ear drums, making their way to her heart “You do not belong” the words preach “You must conform” the words imply Her tears begin to blind her Words She can hear them clearly Escaping from the dirty mouths of the ignorant Flooding her mind with thoughts..
It was a misty winter morning in December of 1779 when Thomas Lynch Jr. and his wife were reported missing while sailing to the West Indies. This mysterious disappearance is the first among many in the mysterious phenomenon surrounding the Bermuda Triangle. The Bermuda Triangle, which has also been dubbed as The Devil’s Triangle, is..
What is every students dream? Is it no uniform, or maybe no homework? The possibilities are endless. One thing is for sure though, no student will ever be disappointed that they are given a variety of trips to chose from, so they can travel somewhere with all of their friends. Well AIS has done it…
On the 2nd of November, a group of AIS students went to an animal shelter named SPARE. Spare is the Society for the Protection of Animal Rights in Egypt. This trip was organized and planed by AIS’ very own service group, AIS4EGYPT. This organization has been up and running for 12. The majority of the..
It’s November, and if you love peanut butter, then this is totally your month. IT IS THE CELEBRATION OF PEANUT BUTTER LOVERS MONTH. It is time to celebrate your favorite food, peanut butter. Whether you put it in the bread and eat or you just get the spoon and eat the whole jar in less..
Trip to Al Ahram Newspaper‘s Printing Headquarters On November 23, the Panther Express team visited the printing headquarters of the Egyptian newspaper, Al Ahram. The headquarters of the Al Ahram printing area is located in 6th of October City, Street 22. There were two objectives behind this trip. The first being that the journalism club..
Trip to the Association of the Protection of the Environment On May 25th 2013, the Journalism Club visited the Association for the Protection of the Environment. The headquarters of A.P.E are located in Mokattam, Cairo. We visited an area where 90% of all Cairo’s garbage is recycled. There were two objectives behind this trip…
Part-time Journalist Interview, with Nady El-Zayaty Interview by: Amy El-Zayaty; Junior Head Editor 1.) What magazine do you write for, and what is your opinion on the magazine? I write for Business Today. In my opinion it is an exceptionally well written magazine. It does a good job of balancing matters important to Egypt as..