State the duration of your stay State your identity, State your gender I’m of 15 years, I am a spawn What’s between my legs is none of your concern Spare me the burn of your judgement I’m a captive of the cage Tight bars glisten in triumph, bars imprinted with mockery As my age increases,..
Month: November 2016 - page 2
If you’ve never heard of Pink Floyd, fear not, this article is going to inform you of why Pink Floyd is one of the greatest artists in this world. You’ve probably heard of some of their things without realizing it, but if you’ve never heard of them, they’re the creators of the album “The Dark..
Is Ouija a harmless game or can it actually talk to so-called spirits? In 1891, advertisements for this board popped up in Pittsburgh newspapers, displaying it as a ‘wonderful talking board’ that answered questions with ‘marvelous accuracy’. The word “Ouija” is said to be derived from the words “oui” and “ja” which mean “yes” in..
Here are some facts about our loyal companions A dog is as intelligent as a 2-year-old toddler As shown in many videos and situations dogs and toddlers get along well, where that is mainly because the speak the same language. Or at least, the likely understand 250 words and gestures. Dogs and Cat slurp water..
Virginia Woolf (1882 – 1941) was an English author of the early twentieth century, who is perhaps best known for her 1925 novel Mrs. Dalloway. Like Franz Kafka, her works explored themes that went against the norms at the time. Thus, this provides a segway into her style of writing; Modernism. What is modernism, you..
Languages are beautiful things. They are unique and come in different varieties. They help us communicate with people of our culture. Learning languages allows us to communicate with people from other cultures, which then allows us to explore their cultures. I find learning languages to be fun, but also a struggle. Learning a language takes..
The pharaohs will face a winless Ghana side to try to clinch three points to further aid them in the process of reaching a world cup. The Egyptian national team last participated in a world cup in 1990 and all the Egyptians are dreaming of reaching another world cup, the Egyptians’ next target will be..
Ashley Frangipane, also known by her stage name Halsey, was born on September 29 1994 in New Jersey. The name ‘Halsey’ was chosen because it is anagram of her real name additionally it is also a street in Brooklyn where she spent most of her time in her teenage years. Growing up, she played the..
“Before the flood” is the recently released documentary, brought you by the Academy Award winner Leonardo Di Caprio and Academy Award winning director Fisher Stevens. This documentary focuses on climate change and how climate has impacted us, and how it will impact us in the future. Leonardo Di Caprio has been highly involved with climate..
Death Death is bad Death is misery Death is pain Death is punishment That is what most imagine However, this is stereotypical For a women living in constant fear, death is her salvation For a child getting abused, death is its place of serenity For a poor wife worried how will she feed her children..
Facts you probably have never learned or heard of about tomatoes: Tomatoes are known for their outstanding antioxidant such as lycopene There are hundreds of different tomato varieties. Tomatoes are fruits because they contain seeds. Due to their beneficial phytochemicals such as lycopene, tomatoes also prevent chronic disease and deliver other health benefits Tomatoes decrease..
On Wednesday November 2nd, AIS’s Random Acts of Kindness club hosted its fourth annual Halloween Movie Night! The movie night overall was a great, fun and successful night, featuring a spooky haunted house, a Halloween-themed bake sale, and the movie Lights Out. While on the subject of the haunted house, it was a very well..
Sleep being a vital part in our daily lives is considered a source of food or energy for our brain and bodies. During sleep, various body function and brain activities take place. Lack of sleep can be extremely harmful in many situations, for instance driving while on limited hours of sleep. You can look bad,..
Spirit week is almost the best and greatest event of the year. The upcoming Spirit Week is next week, from November 6 to 10. The usual on Sunday is Pajama day, which is the best day of spirit week. Students come to school with their comfortable pajamas, with the ill need to get prepared early..
The Defector – A Short Story by Shahd ElNaggar “Aron, are you mental?” I stared blankly into his eyes, holding back my tears. I wasn’t mental. I wasn’t crazy. I wasn’t a psycho. I was just like everyone else, yet they still forced me to take the pills. Sometimes I wonder why they even put..
Reality – A Short Story by Mariam Omar I’m stressed and I’ve been losing sleep, I’m sorry in advance if my mood is deep. But it’s happening again, I don’t know what to call them, they’re visions that come to me every night. I’ve been keeping myself up at night for as long as I..
We always worry about tests! We can all feel that feeling it in our stomachs when we worry if we didn’t study too hard. However we can be confident in our studies only if we study the right way. Firstly, we should not procrastinate, allow ourselves a long duration to study instead of cramming it all..
A lot of us know cancer as the killer disease that has no cure and that’s spreading around the world dangerously, however, what is cancer and what does effect does it have on our bodies? Cancer is a disease caused by abnormal cells in a part of our body, one of the main reason this..
Life is all about balance. If you can’t balance what you do, then life is going to be hard. Everything you do needs to have a balance. Too much or too little of anything is bad with some exceptions of course. Take work for example. Stressing over it and just working non-stop is going to..
National Novel Writing Month takes place in November. During this time, participants write a novel…Wow, that wasn’t much of an explanation. Well, if you want more information, you’ve come to the right place! If you’re a writer, then you’ll be all over this event. But first, you probably want to know more about it. So,..