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All About Halloween

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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..

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5 Things You Need To Know About Into the Woods

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As everyone knows (or should know) AISE will premier its version of “Into the Woods” this February 1st and 2nd. Seriously, though, if you didn’t know, that means you have no friends in Theatre Arts and are additionally completely oblivious and are basically living under a rock. I doubt there are many people like that…

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5 Reasons Social Media Negatively Affects Our Mental Health

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Studies have shown that 63% of Americans log onto Facebook daily whilst 40% log on multiple times each day. People use the site for several reasons. However, it usually serves, on some level, the same basic purposes: distraction and boredom relief. “Likes” and comments are ways we bring positivity to our lives. The addictive nature..

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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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10 Reasons Why You Should Adopt a Pet

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I love animals. They are the absolute CUTEST little things ever (and I am in no way being biased). If anyone out there reading this actually owns a pet, you know what I’m talking about! Once you own a pet, your life just suddenly gets better – every animal you will ever see just becomes…cuter,..

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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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Best Friends or Lovers?

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Is it possible? Is it really possible to have a best friend of the opposite sex that doesn’t turn into the person you love? I don’t know, I mean your best friend is the person you can tell anything to, the person you feel the most comfortable with, the person that’s always there for you,..

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Insight on Current Corruption

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An invisible hand Branding us with our employee badges Controlling our ethics and money The top 5% That built our world based on a manipulative fantasy A fantasy where the people are ignorant to the brutal reality of the world It is thrown casually behind our backs Buried beneath the routine and the “right from..

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The Man Who Changed the World

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Sometimes I’ll talk about Kurt Cobain, and I’ll get responses like “isn’t that the guy who killed himself?” Media and people usually focus on his death and ignore all of his achievements and his influence on the world. No, he is not ‘some dead guy.’ Not to mention how some people just spend their time..

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The Perks of Wearing School Uniforms

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Everyday I hear countless complains about the School Uniform, but have we ever thought that there could be an upside to wearing uniforms.  With school uniform, we are able to equalize the student body as a whole, leveling less space for competitive behavior. This allows students to achieve their highest form of academic achievements. Students..

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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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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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5 Reasons Social Media Negatively Affects Our Mental Health

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Studies have shown that 63% of Americans log on to Facebook daily whilst 40% log on multiple times each day. People use the site for several reasons. However, it usually serves, on some level, the same basic purposes: distraction and boredom relief. “Likes” and comments are ways we bring positivity to our lives. The addictive..

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Why is Smoking Harmful?

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Statistics show that about 400,000 people die per year because of smoking. Smoking causes many damages to a person and to the environment in many different ways. The following are some points that will demonstrate how smoking can harm a person. Smoking leads to cancer: Smoking leads to cancer of the nose, mouth, larynx (voice..

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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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Tomorrow

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Maybe not today or tomorrow, maybe not any time soon, but there will come a morning, where you see the sun shining, brightly just for you, you will look at people, and no longer think of them as, humans, but as poetry, you will no longer find sleep, an escape, but a planting ground, for..

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