Open your eyes Feel the sparkle of a dream escaping them Sip your coffee Get your purple on Carry the books that give you strength Walk through the halls Feel the heartbeat of the school growing louder and louder with every step each student takes Sit through class after class Listen to teacher after monotonous..
Month: November 2015
In today’s society, no sole individual can walk the earth pure-hearted, whether it is us being shamed or shaming. Societal shaming is often seen in every social media ever created, as it comes in all shapes and sizes. Shaming goes hand in hand with bullying, and it is often we observe that people are bullied..
Staying aware of our surroundings is important. It’s also important to know what’s going on in the world beyond your line of sight. To keep you up to date, there have been intense forest fires going on in Indonesia for the past few months (since August, to be exact). You may have heard about the..
It all started that summer night, Dazzled and dazed from the first sight. I shook my head and looked away But he held me tight and asked me to stay. His words were a delusion, And I was sucked into his beautiful illusion. We were committing the perfect crime. I stole his heart and..
I’ve crammed. You’ve crammed. If you claim you haven’t crammed, I don’t believe you because we’ve all done it at one point or the other. It starts with, “Oh, I’ll do it tomorrow, I still have a week,” to, “Oh my God! It’s tomorrow! How the heck am I going to study all this?” Well,..
Many, many years ago, the concept of music began. Thereafter, a numerous amount of talented composers, players and singers emerged. Instruments, voice, sounds are what make music what it truly is. The skill to incorporate emotions and feelings into a piece of work is what makes music, music. Instruments came along more than 60,000 years..
Having two nationalities, or even three or four, could be a very confusing, exciting, or challenging life experience for a kid who’s lived or grown up in more than one country. These kids are called TCK ( third-culture kids). Such children develop a fantastic ability to speak various languages from early childhood. They also demonstrate..
On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015, The University of Witwatersrand was on lockdown and barricaded by 2,000 students. The university expected the protest to last 2 hours, but it occurred a week before exams and has been closed ever since. The students were protesting because the university was charging a high price for the poor to..