In the bright morning of September 11th, 2001, the United States of America underwent one of the most catastrophic and unprecedented terroristic attacks. The attacks traumatized the entire nation on a long-term scale. Islamophobia, for instance, started to manifest throughout the nation, as Anti-Islamic violence in America jumped after the attacks. Since the 9/11 attacks,..
Month: November 2016 - page 3
High School Students at AIS are required to do at least 25 hours of CAS every year, but many have trouble meeting this requirement. The 25 hours need to include service, activity, and creativity activities. Many students excel in at least one of these categories, but to do all? Many activities are offered at school,..
The north london derby is one of the most well-known derbies in the world. Both teams, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, battle it out for a full 90 minutes and so do the fans. their hatred towards each other come because ever since arsenal moved from Woolwich in south London to Highbury in north London, the..
When we talk about Mexico, we talk about a very wide culture, but we can resume it in three parts; gastronomy, folklore, and traditions.The Republic of the United States of Mexico counts with 32 states. From North to South, East to West, the richness of the Mexican soil inspire people to create incredible and authentic..
Have you ever heard the word “kafkaesque”? No? Well, it comes from one of the most frustrating, yet fascinating writers of the early twentieth century, Franz Kafka. His writing is both fascinating and frustrating in the sense that his writing sometimes manages to confuse readers with its complexity. As such, the term “kafkaesque” came into..
I love many things. I don’t really have something that I love more than all the things that I love so I’ll just tell you most things that I love. One thing that I absolutely love is singing. I’ve always loved singing, except I hadn’t always had the confidence to sing as I do now…
Trick-or-treating is linked to multiple different ancestors whom vary with time. One major event is the Celtic Festival of Samhain, that marked the transition to the new year, and the beginning of the winter. Beliefs by the Celts, that the realms of the living and the dead overlapped and the spirits had the ability to..
Every year, people of all ages wait for the month of October to celebrate its many special occasions, especially Halloween. Every year, on October 31, we celebrate this holiday. Halloween is said to have originated from the Celtic festival of Samhain. In this festival, people would light bonfires and sit around them. Every year, we..
One of the most loved mysteries in the world is the Bermuda Triangle. The Bermuda Triangle is located in the western North Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Florida and is roughly a triangle shape between Miami and Florida. It was named Bermuda because it’s located near the Island of Bermuda. The reason why this region..
Halloween is just around the corner, and there’s nothing better then getting into that spooky mood! Those of you who are “too old” to dress up find other ways to get into the Halloween spirit. Maybe you like to watch a scary movie or eat a lot of candy. Maybe you’re the type of person..
October is coming to an end, which means Movember is approaching. In the month of Movember, also known as No Shave November, people grow out their mustaches to raise awareness and funds for men’s health and cancer, such as prostate cancer. There is even a multinational Movember Foundation operating in 21 countries aiming to raise..
Halloween, also known as Allhalloween, All Hallow’s Eve, or All Saints’ Eve, dates back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. The Celtic festival, celebrated by the Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago, was mainly celebrated in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom, and northern France. They would celebrate their new year..
Halloween is coming up, which means you should start getting in the Halloween spirit, if you haven’t already got into it since October 1st. This weekend, the PTA hosted the Halloween Carnival. High School students were able to volunteer for CAS hours and have fun at the same time. You could’ve volunteered to face paint,..
Iman Issa, born in 1979 in Cairo, is an artist based in Cairo and New York and fortunately is still alive. Her works look at the power of display in relation to academic and cultural institutions. Issa has received a HNB-MACBA award and she as well has solo and group exhibitions. In the late 1990s,..
Halloween – Learn about the Origin Halloween is the night of October 31 where is celebrated by dressing up in costumes. It originates from when the Celts dressed up as ghosts and others would offer them sweets to appease them, thus the concept of dressing up and trick or treating. “It is thought to have..
Friendship is more that two or more people constantly talking together and pathetically claiming “we’re friends” or “I am friends with her”. Friendship is a bound of trust and mutual support Your friends are your allies And I am not talking about the these people you call barely speak to but claim to be friends..
The 21st century has given birth to the media saturated world in which we live; a world where originality is a sin and fitting in is a natural instinct. I have a theory that the hardest work anyone does in life is striving for perfection. Why? Because it simply doesn’t exist. As individuals, the majority..
Have you ever wondered to what extent what you know right now is true? To what extent things are certain? How certain “certainty” may exist? As we go about our normal lives, we live with certain knowledge over some things as well as curiosity over other things. But how sure can we say what we..
The Date Palm Festival, aka Mahragan El Nakheel, was held on October 22, 2016 at Fagnoon Art School. Fagnoon Art School, which was founded by Egyptian artist Mohamed Allam, is essentially “Allam’s vision of an ideal society where freedom of expression, respect for the environment and mutual consideration are the norm.” Additionally, Allam wanted children..
Sun of God, How bright, your smile is, Breathing life into my kin. Sun of God, How hollow a death, your’s will be Consuming the life of my kin. Sol of God, My Sol, The only Sol, That brought life, to my soul, Sweet Ra, I’ll leave you, Like the others did, That fire, inside..