September 27 was the 16th birthday of a very successful search engine, which is a huge part of every person’s life living in the 21st century. Google was a research project that was conducted by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two Ph.D. students at Stanford University. Page was looking for a dissertation theme and he..
Month: September 2014
The human race is a perplexing species to say the least; we are a species quick to advance but slow to mature, eloquent in word but clumsy in action, insecure yet boastful and conceited. We are, tragically, an incarnation of pure hypocrisy. Perhaps our greatest paradox, however, lies in the reason we hate that which..
Words are powerful. The pen has boundlessly been mightier than the sword. I’ve always had an interest in them, endlessly intrigued by their undying effect on us. How can numbered syllables have such an influence on you? Sending shivers down your spine and managing to get your shoulders feeling weak. Behind every word, a meaning…
Are We Alone? Wake up, get dressed, work, go out, eat, sleep, rinse and repeat. For most of our lives we’ve completed the same tedious routine, due to us being accustomed to such. We view ourselves as a compact and intelligent civilization of 7 billion on a spherical rock that hovers..
Seven Things to Look Forward to Now That Summer is Over 1) Sweater Weather- Although tank tops, shorts, and sandals may exceptionally comfortable, there’s something about that cozy over sized sweater of yours that you seem to yearn for when winter is approaching. Plus, ladies, need I mention the snuggly UGG boots? 2)..
Feminism Feminism. I, Farah Khairat, believe in feminism with all of my heart, and with every inch of my body and soul. Feminism, to me, is defined as the political, social, and economical equality of both genders. I, being an Egyptian woman have come to realise that self-respect comes from within you. Not from the..
Over the summer, my family and I decided to take a trip through the marvelous city of Barcelona on a 6-day intense bike trek. Naturally, my immediate thought was that this wouldn’t quite fall under the category of an ideal vacation, as it seemed far from relaxing. But I was definitely mistaken. With my JVC..
Mohamed El-Erian, 56, CEO of PIMCO, resigned from his job being the chief of the world’s biggest bond business. It is rumored that Mr. El-Erian left PIMCO in January due to issues with Bill Gross, the company’s founder. But, although there were issues with Bill Gross, he claims that this is not the reason..
1. Happiness Although this one sounds cliché it holds a lot of meaning because what would someone want in life more than to simply be happy. Now when I say I’d like to achieve happiness, I don’t mean that by any specific means. I just mean that wherever i am, whoever I’m with and whatever..
It is a known fact that the most valuable currency is the Kuwaiti Dinar. Antimatter is considered the most valuable substance in the world. However, I believe that time, no matter what you compare it to, is the most valuable thing in the world. You can’t keep time, you can’t own time,..
Spirit week is an old tradition at AIS, where students get into the Panther spirit and participate in exciting activities whilst dressing up for an entire week. Spirit Week’s objective is to increase the amount of schools spirit and to bring everyone together to increase the school’s spirit. In AISE, we will celebrate Spirit Week..
What if there was a place where you could take on the role of a professional delegate of a foreign country, debate on their behalf, AND simultaneously have a good time with your friends? Good news—this place exists! The American International School’s Model United Nations conference is sure to be the experience you’ve been waiting..