The Cycling World Championships is a set of different world championship events in track cycling. The Union Cycliste 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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Staying aware of our surroundings is important. It’s also important to know what’s going on in the world beyond your line of sight. To keep you up to date, there have been intense forest fires going on in Indonesia for the past few months (since August, to be exact). You may have heard about the..
On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015, The University of Witwatersrand was on lockdown and barricaded by 2,000 students. The university expected the protest to last 2 hours, but it occurred a week before exams and has been closed ever since. The students were protesting because the university was charging a high price for the poor to..
October 31 | By Fisson Tibbo “Global Warming isn’t prediction. It is happening.” –James Hansen If someone says, “It wasn’t this hot three years ago” we automatically think global warming. Do we just say it out of habit or do we actually know what it means? According to various definitions, global warming is the gradual..
October 31 | By Susan Yassin Happy Halloween! I hope you’re having a wonderful Halloween, wherever you are, and are eating as much candy as you can get your hands on. Ever thought about the origins of Halloween? Why do we celebrate Halloween? Why do we dress up in the most creative, or scariest costumes..
October 31 | Amina Shindy “I will go down as the voice of this generation, of this decade, I will be the loudest voice.” -Kanye Something that I’m sure everyone has heard about is Kanye West’s intentions of running for presidency in 2020. Notoriously known for being married to Kim Kardashian and designing the famous..
On Sunday, October 18, 2015, The American International School in Egypt held an NGO Fair. What is an NGO? An NGO is an non-governmental organization in which citizens or those who wish to start some sort of organization aren’t affiliated with the government, but may or may not be funded by the government or other..
It has come to my attention that, despite all the prattle regarding freedom of speech and open-mindedness, even those with the most authority among us have no idea what either word means. Given the emphasis put on these terms, one would assume that they would be defined and made unambiguous – this is quite blatantly..
Last Wednesday, May 20th, a Pie-In-The-Face Raffle was held in order to support the Aid Giza Zoo movement. The event involved eight teachers including: Mr. Jeffery Fetters, Mr. Michael Glavanis, Mrs. Kim Hurst, Ms. Melissa Sheaffer, Ms. Freda Frey, Mr. Steve Spannring, Mr. Kain Klinkhammer, and Mrs. Genevieve Morehouse. Students could get a chance to..
Who gets a chance to Ski The Alps once in his/her lifetime? Well, fortunately the Students of AISE,including some members of panther express got that epic chance. Every morning we wake up, have breakfast, drink the most delicious hot chocolate ever, check in to get our ski equipment, and enjoy the experience of a lifetime…
The Nepal trip this year was amazing and blew me away. Although the trip only had 7 students, it was much more than we all expected. Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, is a diverse and beautiful city. The Nepalese people were all very welcoming and helped us whenever they could. On our trip, the first..
By; Youssef Hanna From the 21st of February until the 28th of February of 2015, AISE students had the time of their lives on several Week Without Walls trips. Below are all of those trips, click on the picture shown to go to a short summary of the trips and the experiences students shared over..
Besides it’s extravagant and exquisite cuisine, Italy has some other distinguishable landmarks and places where one can’t control themselves once they have witnessed them. During the Italy trip, we visited numerous famous galleries like the Uffizi Gallery, Academia, and more. We also visited famous landmarks like the Colosseum, The Vatican, numerous Churches, and many more…
Aswan Week Without Walls 2015 by Sara Elmessiry Every February, schools around the world take part in offering their students a chance to see the world. Week Without Walls allows students to attain global awareness and experience other cultures through a fresh and memorable lens. This year, groups of AISE students traveled to Nepal, Switzerland,..
SPENDING WEEK WITHOUT WALLS IN MALAYSIA: When you travel, you see parts of the world that might take your breath away. Within that process, you leave parts of yourself behind. That was exactly what happened to us in Malaysia. What made the trip particularly unforgettable was the fascinating itinerary prepared for us. We partook in..
For the second year in a row, AISE has hosted its annual Week Without Walls trips. This year saw the addition of a plethora of exhilarating destinations all around the globe. These included, but were not limited to: Nepal, Malaysia, Germany, Poland, as well as Holland and Belgium. Moreover, domestic trips around Egypt were also..
Laïla Ezzat Hana Beshir Week Without Walls; Marsa Alam “because he had no place he could stay in without getting tired of it and because there was nowhere to go but everywhere, keep rolling under the stars…” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road Growing up, my family was always more interested in traveling outside the..
This winter’s weather has been pretty bad, hasn’t it? I’ve been to a lot of places in Europe, such as Austria numerous times in weather that’s much colder and I went to Italy last year in February and it was freezing, but it’s different in Egypt. The cold really hits your bones. The cold is..
A psychological theory developed in 1943, Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is considered a popular staple in terms of analyzing and studying a human’s most basic to complex needs. In his paper titled “A Theory of Human Motivation”, Abraham Maslow claims that there are five separate level of needs that people embody in their lives. A..
As the end of the year comes to a close, students rejoice upon the thought of the extended holidays during Winter Break. Winter Break is considered the second longest vacation students get from school other than Summer Vacation. For the 2014-2015 scholastic year, the prolonged holiday starts on December the 18th. Moreover, students will have..