With the third anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution around the corner, Egypt sits on the edge of its seat. A total of four bombs exploded in the capital on January 24, 2014. Just a day before the commemoration of the revolution responsible for the removal of former President Mohamed Hosny Mubarak, Egypt seems to be..
Month: January 2014
‘’Sports do not build character. They reveal it’’- Heywood Broun. Sports are important in general as they play a significant role in our every day life; it can be a hobby or strengthen one’s endurance and improve one’s health. There are many types of physical recreation but the focus will be on synchronized swimming. It..
“To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task,” said Sophocles. Indeed, there is a special type of satisfaction which one can only achieve through doing good deeds. An act can be described as a good deed when one spends their own time and energy to commit to a cause, which will make a..
As a fifteen year old girl, I have not found myself. I do not know what exactly I want to do with my life and I don’t have a career plan or for that matter, a dream. In John Green’s novel Papertowns, an 18 year old boy strives to find his missing childhood best friend,..
How often do you pause to appreciate what you have in life? Even though most of us don’t take notice of all the blessings we have there are tens of thousands of things to be grateful for in life. We often take the things that most deserve our gratitude for granted. If you have a..
So we’ve seen a wrap of 2013 and now we’re only beginning the long journey 2014 has to offer us. In a previous article, I focused on the TIME magazine’s person of the year for 2013 and now based on media popularity here is the list of the most popular TV shows of 2013. TV..
Now that the constitution has been approved the Panther Express asked two AIS students to highlight some of the articles that they liked and disliked from the Egyptian constitution: As you all know the time finally came to vote for the new and improved Egyptian Constitution. On January 14 and 15, the nationwide referendum took..
Now that the constitution has been approved the Panther Express asked two AIS students to highlight some of the articles that they liked and disliked from the Egyptian constitution: Since the 2011 revolution, Egypt has been going through a lot of hard circumstances. The revolution definitely improved the country and made a huge change that..
So lately everyone has been really into either dieting, or eating healthy. Yet we still can’t see the difference. For example, If you’re sitting somewhere with your friends and your friend orders a salad, the first thing you or someone else will say is probably “are you on a diet?” and if I was..
Everyday, special individuals help make our world a better place by undertaking brave actions that others would not dare to do. Just this week, an amazing heroic action took place in Pakistan, in the Hangu district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Aitzaz Hassan, a 15-year-old boy, stopped a suicide bomber from attacking his school by sacrificing..
You know this unavoidable anger that gets you whenever a foreigner asks whether you ride a camel to school, live in a tent, or wear galabeya all day long? I recently realized that I do the same thing – to the Iranian people. To me, they were always either Islamist extremists or people who gave..
A lot of people devote time into making flyers to stop bullying; a lot of people create videos on how to stop bullying. Yet nothing happens. A video on YouTube experimented with the idea of bullying. In the video you see two people (both actors), one is being bullied and one is the bully himself…
Ever wondered why is it that when you get mad or angry, your fists suddenly seem to have more energy than needed? Or why you get that sinking gut feeling when you are afraid of something? Well, turned out there is actually a scientific explanation behind this (not to be used to justify why you..
Everyone wishes that they have this special person that cares about them, Whether that person is part of their family or not, If they’re living with you or across the country, I go here and there seeing how older brothers treat their younger sisters, They act like they’re best friends and are there for each..
One of the famous holidays celebrated by many people across the world is Milad Al-Nabi or in English, Prophet Muhammad’s birthday. The prophet was born in Mecca on Monday and he died as well on a Monday. The tradition of celebrating his birthday had been greatly spread all over the world and still has a..