Bullying is the act of being abused mentally, verbally, or physically by a parent, a teacher, a fellow student, or any other functioning member of society. Bullying has recently spiked in our society, making its most drastic increase in high schools throughout the world. These relentless attacks on people can range from simple negative comments..
Month: March 2017
After much procrastination, and/or deciding that someone else’s plans or experiences is a solid plan B, a safety net of sorts, and probably an easy out, a rather bitter reality many of us chose not to foresee jumped up and slapped many of us square in the face on Monday, February 13 at the University..
Within Cairo’s diverse and multicultural land exists a variety of tasty restaurants for people to choose from. That said, I present to you the top 3 places to eat at in Cairo and why: Mori Sushi: You would not regret this choice for it is one of the best if not the best Asian restaurant..
Wavves is an American alt-rock/indie band based in San Diego, California. Nathan Williams, a songwriter, started the band on his own in 2008 when he was 21 years old. He quit his job and started writing and recording music using an old cassette recorder, and these same recordings became Wavves’ first two albums. Wavves is..
When I think about exercise, I’m inspired to join a gym, Then after taking a short rest, That feeling from me seems to fade. When looking into the mirror, To exercise I should make a start, But thinking about the way it looks, It will need a lot of time. My teenagers need to exercise,..
Language can be described as many things: unique, unusual or extraordinary. Language is abstract as well as different depending from where you originate. We all have five senses; the sense of sight, touch, smell, taste, and hearing. When one of these are taken away, all other senses and speech intensify. Language is a blind person’s..
Dear friends, Or shall I say… Dear Class of 2021 onwards, … or is it backwards? I’m writing to you because I have a book and/or movie recommendation. Also, I’d like to reflect on my high school experience briefly and impart some “wisdom”, if you will, if that’s okay. High school is… What is high..
Although valentine’s day is still almost two weeks away, many are already beginning to feel the dread of being dateless on the worldwide day of love. Nonetheless, you shouldn’t let that get you down, for you only need to love yourself, and of course treat your fabulous self with these 11 mouth watering treats 1.)..
On Saturday, January 21st AIS hosted over 340 orphans from 10 NGOs around Cairo for a day of fun, joy, and relief which was sponsored by Microsoft. The day started off at 8:30 AM, where more than 100 volunteers showed up at the school gates to help make this a special day for the orphans…
Known as one of America’s first serial killers, H.H. Holmes was a murderer active in around the 1880’s to the 1890’s. He is estimated to have killed up to 200 people during his lifetime. Holmes was born in 1861 in New Hampshire to a wealthy family and seemed to have a privileged childhood, despite the..
Weekends are very important for all students. They are crucial especially for those who have had many tests and lots of work. Weekends are the most exciting days of the week. Students are overwhelmed with all the work they are given during the week, so they look forward to weekends. They are a time for..
There are two sides to every story and it is not often that we get an inside look on the perspective of those we consider ‘villains’. Villains are the figures in stories we consider to be vile, resent and even wish death upon. In most cases, the villain can be related to. To get my..
Perfume Born surrounded by scents wondering where his own is always distracted by the city and the aura of which it gave who knew his lack of odor could turn him away from the world being seen as a creature and not a human this man was both cursed and blessed and the smells had..
As citizens of, or even merely inhabitants of the country of Egypt, we are familiar with the area. However, there are a few facts that even you, a fellow citizen of Egypt, probably did not know, including the following: Many are aware that Egypt is home to the longest river in the world. However, it..
Uniforms can be annoying or convenient. It could be annoying in that you are not able to wear what you want. It could be convenient because you don’t know what to wear. Personally, I find uniforms to be problem solvers. With uniforms, you don’t have to worry about what you are going to wear, what..
At this time of the year students all around the world are making the decision of whether or not to do IB. IB, or International Baccalaureate, is an educational foundation founded in 1968. The headquarters of the organization are in Geneva, Switzerland, but the program is offered in schools all around the world. Students can..
On May 27, 2016, the first installment of … The Café … took place at Kotob Khan, a bookstore/café in Maadi. Less than a year later, on January 20, 2017, the second installment of … The Café … will be taking place at Prosperos, a restaurant in Maadi. Considering the fact that it was the..
Who knew one of the most important medicines could arise from a deadly weapon? Chemotherapy is known as the treatment of cancer using medicine or drugs. It can kill the majority of cancer cells that have spread throughout the body. It works by keeping cancer cells from growing and dividing. Surgery and radiation therapy kill..
I learned to always be on good conditions with family and friends because no one knows what the future holds. -Always treat your loved ones as though it’s your last time with them. I learned to always take every opportunity that comes my way because I do not know what the future holds. -Opportunities are..