Apart from enjoying meals, watching fireworks and the dropping of a giant ball in New York City’s Times Square at the stroke of midnight the practice of making resolutions for the new year is one of the most popular traditions. A New Year’s resolution is “ a promise that you make to yourself to start..
Month: December 2013
Bells are ringing, Snow is filling up the pathways, We’re overwhelmed with red and green as they pour in all the roads we reside, Oh My! Christmas has arrived, Forgiveness is felt as laughter can be heard from miles away, Warmth, love, and kindness is overwhelmingly powerful, The relief of warm cookies dipped in milk..
Did you ever dream of reaching your goal of being famous after being an ordinary teenager? Well reaching out for his dreams, Talal El Tambouly stepped foot on the AIS campus in 1998, and left the grounds of AIS in 2012. Taking every single chance he could in order to achieve his dream of being..
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych intends on signing an open-trade agreement with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which would supposedly bring economic stability back to the country. Ukrainian protesters, angry about Yanukovych’s decision to favor a trade deal with Russia over the one offered to the country last month by the head of the EU committee José..
There are a lot of things that were surprising about the movie No Impact Man, especially the idea of it. The idea was to leave as little impact as possible on the environment, such as wastes, releasing CO2 in to the atmosphere, and no electricity since electricity creates waste as well. Yet the most thing..
I recently found out that one of my favorite TV shows’ current season is based on a true story. Usually, I’d be somewhat glad knowing that what I’m watching isn’t pure fiction, but this story was rather a horrifying one of how a woman used to torture her slaves and another used to practice voodoo…
The 10th grade Global perspective classes have been working on a big project. We have been going to many places in Cairo such as Zamalek, Mohandeseen, Maadi and other places to create a big map of Cairo. The main point of this project is to see the negative effects of urbanization in Cairo. As we all know Egypt..
A few days ago while I was scrolling through 9gag, I found a very interesting post; it was a picture composed of two pictures alongside each other, one of Bella from Twilight and one of Katniss Everdeen from the Hunger Games trilogy. The picture read, “Don’t be a Bella, be a Katniss”. Being an obsessive..
Have you ever laid eyes upon a young puppy, and felt the sudden urge to reach out and lavish it with attention? Or perhaps you have recently welcomed a new family member into this world, and you were overwhelmed by the ‘cuteness’ emanating from this infant? Everyone, at one point in their lives, has been..
Can I … Can I escape her? Can I betray her like a cheater? Will she be ever my friend? Or will she be my evil enemy Can my conscience disappear one day And never come back? Will she ever do anything Against my precious, priceless morals, and values? Can she? She is always around..
There are just some rock songs you must listen to! Behind every rock song there is a story, and so I invite you to embark on this wonderful journey of the top 10 rock songs. 10. Nothing else Matters By: Metallica Album: Nothing Else Matters 9. Don’t Cry By: Guns N Roses Album: Use..
Who is PewDiePie? PewDiePie Is a YouTuber who started out merely making Minecraft videos with commentary. After that he started making horror games such as Amnesia; this is when he started recording himself so his “bros” could see his reactions when there was a jump scare in a game. From 100 followers to 18 million..
10. A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson If you are looking for a factual book that is extremely interesting yet oddly amusing this is the book for you. 9. Down Under – Bill Bryson If you are interested in reading about Australia but always found the books boring, then this book is..
Freedom of speech is a political right of one expressing their opinions, ideas and thoughts. One has all rights to express their own opinions, but without offending anyone else. Freedom of speech is one of the main ideas of the enlightenment. Starting off, what is modernization and how can a person..
On the 16th and 17th of December AIS4Egypt hosted a Christmas bazaar at the AISE campus. The bazaar was held from 8:00AM till 4:00PM on both days. AIS4Egypt’s main focus was to support charity fundraising by encouraging local NGOs to sell their handicrafts. Local NGOs and two private vendors, including Bino’s furniture, SOS Orphanage, and The..
The ISAAC I international volley ball tournaments where many schools unite to play games. AIS and MES were hosting people that were coming from outside of Egypt such as Abu Dabi and Beirut. It was a 3 day tournament. The schools that were playing were AIS, MES, El Alson, NCBIS, ANS and the Beirut team…
Trying to describe what music is is like trying to explain what color is; you just can’t. Yes you can say certain songs give you a specific feeling but you will never be able to explain that feeling. For some people music is just a form of entertainment on a long bus ride or in..