Setting is extremely important to a character as it not only affects their daily lives but is integrated into their decisions. By using the novel Things Fall Apart as an example, one could analyze the importance of setting in a text. The setting of Things Fall Apart is extremely important to the text as it..
Month: May 2017
During the last IB CAS Retreat to Fayoum two IB seniors decided to create a video showing the beauty of Egypt. They filmed an amazing video picturing the beauty of Fayoum. They spent a lot of time editing the video and believed that we do not see the beauty of our country and do not appreciate..
Who are the Bad Suns? The Bad Suns are an American rock band that was formed in 2012 by Christo Bowman, Gavin Bennett, Miles Morris and Ray Libby. Furthermore, many of the band members are from Los Angeles, California. In addition, The group has been signed to Vagrant Records in which they released their album..
Nowadays, equality among human race has been a subject that is much debated in the society. Some believe all men should be created equal, while others think being different and unique is more beneficial to humanity. In this context, equality is when all men are the same in regards to their potential, aptitude, and mental..
It’s rare when siblings spend much time together. Students rather spend their time alone, especially when there is a great age gap between them and their siblings. When it comes to interests, one person’s opinion may differ from another. Now that the seniors are almost leaving, siblings are trying to spend some quality time before..
This year in computers, we read an article that was titled “Digital Heroin.” In this article it talked about a woman that had a son that loved playing and that enjoyed the outdoors. With the intention of helping him learn through an iPad, she bought him one. Slowly she noticed that he was losing interest..
Who are the Imagine Dragons? Imagine Dragons is an American rock and alternative band from Las Vegas, which includes Dan Reynolds, Wayne Sermon, Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman. The band was first recognized in 2012 as they released their album Night Visions and it’s beginning single “It’s Time”. Furthermore, Imagine Dragons were placed at the top..
This weekend caught me by storm. I hadn’t planned much, until I was informed of the plans my parents had set for my weekend. It was really Thursday that was much of a surprise for me. Although I had planned it to be an ordinary night, I was rather surprised to what my parents had..
This week felt like the longest week ever. Sunday and Monday felt like Tuesday and Wednesday. From then on, Tuesday and Wednesday felt like Thursday until Thursday finally came. I have never wanted Thursday to come so badly. I generally like school because of the new things we learn each day and because of the..
Dear everyone at AISE, The end of the year is coming; it’s finally here! With only one month and ten days left until the end of the year, I thought someone should reflect on the year as a whole. Although I would change a few things I did this year, it turned out to be..
Peace… what is peace?! Have you ever read a novel before, consisting of no conflict or climax? This probably not true, because authors only write novels that would sell, and make them money. Well, why wouldn’t those novels make money? The truth is that people want suspense. Readers want something that arouses their emotions. They want..
SAT: My Experience and Prep Recently, May 6th, was my first official SAT experience. For the past few weeks I’ve been contemplating studying and trying to find out whether or not it was worth it, which was something that really stressed me out. Conforming to my typical procrastinative nature, I ended up studying nothing. I’d..
About Nothing and Everything A circle. A leaf branching out. A cliff. A hand reaching out. A volcanic eruption. An army of ants. A dog. A swan. A dove. An eagle. A lion. A snake. A waterfall. A wildfire. Seashells. Rain. Wind. Earth. Fire. Thunder. Lightning. Hot. Cold. Life. Death. Hope. Lost. Euphoric. Miserable. What..