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IB Juniors CAS Retreat

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During the days of September 30 to October 4th, 2016, the IB Juniors of the graduating class of 2018 went on their first CAS Retreat to Marsa Alam. Speaking personally, I myself was one of the juniors who went on the retreat, and to be one hundred percent honest, it was amazing. For those of..

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AIS4Egypt’s Visit to the Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357 & Being In-Denial

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AIS4Egypt has just accomplished its very first task of the 2016-2017 school year. In the early morning of the 22nd of October, we rapturously visited the well-known and distinguished Cancer hospital in Egypt: 57357. I was inexplicably eager to find out the hospital’s facets, especially because of its every-day, unceasing advertisements that pop out in..

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5 Crazy “Special Occasions” in October

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October is one of the craziest months and has a ton of occasions including Halloween and United Nations Day. You must think these occasions include 6th of October, World Mental Health Day, or National Bullying Prevention Day. Would you think that these days include National Nut Day or National Dictionary Day? Neither would I, so..

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Arts Festival

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This year, the National Honor Society – or better known as NHS – is hosting its first ever Arts Festival! The event will be held on Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 12:00 PM and will be jam-packed with numerous forms of art. The purpose of this festival is essentially to showcase the many artists of..

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Sweet dreams, Rosetta and Philae

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Well, that’s it, folks. The end of a 12-year long mission from Earth to the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Now, if you’re not an astronomy fanatic like me, you may or may not have heard of the Rosetta, Philae, and the Rosetta mission that began in 2004 and wrapped up last month. Here’s a bit of background..

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Swansea City Rue Missed Chances As Watford Hold Them To a 0-0 Draw

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In Bob Bradley’s first home game in charge of the Swans, Watford showed resilience to fight back in what was a completely one sided affair, contrary to what the scoreline suggests. Swansea’s starting lineup was shuffled following last week’s unlucky defeat to Arsenal, with the back four especially being changed. Neil Taylor was dropped following..

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5th Annual Blast Heavy Metal

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Saturday 23rd of April marked the 5th annual blast heavy metal concert in Egypt. It was a long night or rocking, head banging, and just general awesome music. The lineup in these years concert consisted of the usual local bands, this time being Odious and Medic, and featured some huge surprise names, prime of which..

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The Murder of Giulio Regeni

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As you may have heard, an Italian Cambridge student named Guilio Regeni’s mutilated body was found in a ditch alongside the Cairo-Alexandria highway on February 3rd, 2016. His body displayed marks of severe, tremendous torture. This includes cigarette burns, cuts, scratches, larger burn marks, broken ribs, legs, arms, shoulder blades, and stab wounds. The autopsy..

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Exordium to Society

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As we look around ourselves, what do we see? Our friends chatting, laughing, getting caught up with the latest Hollywood trends, deciding which pictures to post on Instagram, and so on so forth. It has come to my attention, for a while now actually, how society nowadays has this deceptive façade that seems to be..

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5 Famous YouTubers

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Did you know that YouTube is the third most visited site on the internet? And for good reason. It is home to the most entertaining people ON THE PLANET! Some of them are rich because of YouTube. Some of them are famous worldwide! So, let me take you through a list of 5 Famous YouTubers..

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Sleep Disorders

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Sleep: “A condition of body and mind such as that which typically recurs for several hours every night, in which the nervous system is relatively inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended.” – New Oxford American Dictionary We, as humans, acquire our energy primarily through sleep. Why do we need..

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March Madness

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“So far, March Madness had been fun and exciting.” Anonymous March Madness is a month full of activities. Each Thursday has a different schedule for four weeks. We have all five periods before lunch, and all are 55mins. After lunch is when we have all the activities. There is soccer, basketball, volleyball and video games.The..

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Air Pollution in Egypt

Air pollution is the highest source of pollution in Egypt. The World Health Organization says breathing the air in Egypt for one day is equal to smoking 20 cigarettes. The four main factors that cause air pollution in Egypt include industrial plants, transportation, sandstorms, and the burning of garbage. There are a lot of factories..

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A Bit About the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics

With the 2016 Summer Olympics approaching, countries all around the world are desperately trying to qualify for different Olympic events. Egypt, home of the Panther Express, is lucky enough to have already qualified for a couple of events. Three Egyptian taekwondo players have qualified for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro. They are Seham El Sawalha,..

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UCI Track Cycling World Champions

The Cycling World Championships is a set of different world championship events in track cycling. The Union Cyclist Internationale regulates them, which is the reason they are sometimes called the UCI Track Cycling World Championships, but before the 1900s, they were regulated by the ICA – International Cycling Association. The championships first took place in..

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