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..
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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..
Earth has been the custodian of all living matter for the past 4 to 4.5 billion years and it has done a splendid job at housing us. However, we’ve been taking what it has given us for granted; we’ve slowly, but surely been ruining its pure form. Whilst this is an issue that isn’t native..
Music is the form of art that gives people pleasure, joy, and a place to seek refuge. It is a wonderful thing that every person can experience in a different manner. Some people listen to music specifically for the artist, while others listen to music to enjoy themselves. Personally, music is a way to escape..
On Thursday, April 13, 2017, during March Madness, “Refresh,” a student-run speaking event, took place in the auditorium at AIS. Refresh is somewhat similar to TEDx; it has the same purpose, which is giving people the voice to express their ideas. There were a decent amount of people who spoke at the event – all..
I am often lost… Often lost – and happily so, might I add – in a world of books. Rather, a world of words. Written words. “What’s so appealing about it?” “It’s too much.” “It’s boring.” “It requires too much thought.” Well, here it is; This is why it’s so appealing: I don’t know…..
Earth day is an annual celebratory event that allows us to take time to reflect on and be grateful for the world we live in. Each year, it takes place on the 22nd of April and marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The movement was established in order..
Colors speak a hundred thousand thoughts and create a story of peace and anger. They make up this magnum opus; one great work. Free of prejudice, restrictions, limitations. A free mind expressed past the realm of reason and convention, through colors. Colors that are bright like the day, dark like nightfall. Colors that are quiet..
Social media plays a huge role in our lives today and it takes up a lot of our time. Many people do not realize this. Countless teenagers are wasting their time on these apps and not using them wisely. Even though these apps are a great method of communication and can have many benefits, people..
Kendrick Lamar’s latest hit has failed to disappoint fans, as the urban legend knocks another song out of the park. (or as King Kendrick puts it “his left stroke just went viral.”) Before I get into this article, I recommend readers watch and listen to his new song “Humble.” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvTRZJ-4EyI) What makes this new song..
What if the Arabs united? An interesting question, don’t you think? Firstly, it would help reduce the economic struggle and search for resources. Think about it; if all the Arab countries united, they would become one of the most powerful nations the world would ever know. This would all work for one simple reason; diversity…
The film, The Eye, is one of the scariest films one could watch. The film begins with a blind girl named Sydney, who lives a casual happy life. She has a strong sense of hearing, smell, and touch, which help her live a normal life. Her life is very bright and devoid of fear,..
Today was the spring fair. This fair was hosted by the Maadi Woman’s Guild Benevolence at St John’s Church. The fair was to help schools that are hosted by the Benevolence comity. They host schools for the blind, deaf and those with autism. The money collected at the spring fair goes to help those schools…
Nonviolence is a compelling philosophy that preaches the use of peaceful actions to bring about social change while simultaneously rejecting the use of all violence. There are numerous integrated principals parallel to beliefs that form the aesthetics that is nonviolence. This belief of adopting a nonviolent habitude is expressed in our daily life. Other forms..
Through the course of years, men have spent huge sums of money on space explorations. This has raised much debate whether these sums are justifiable. Some people think scientists should stop exploring in space and focus more on improving life on earth, while others believe scientist should continue investigating outer space. In this context, space..
As humans, we all share one, single, combined trait: fear. It is the fear of the unknown. We are not scared of heights, but scared of the fall. We’re not scared of the dark, but of what’s hidden in it. We are scared because we are unable to determine what will happen. We fear the..
It is finally the middle of the school year. In terms of the new grading period, this comes as a huge relief. It is the first time that you can finally get a fresh start. The term has been insanely stressful, so consider this like a new year. Take a little break, relax, and be..
In the last school assembly, Youssef Atlam, Aly Salah, and Youssef Hanna presented a video they made going through Egypt and showing its true beauty. The video ran along the theme of “#myegypt” and I found this amazing. Many people neglect the true beauty of Egypt and view it as a poor and corrupt country,..
Teachers Should Coordinate Due Dates What do I mean by that? Okay, so, as a High School student, I either have 20 assignments due in one day or absolutely nothing. Then, I am told to manage my time. How is that even possible? As a solution to this, teachers should try to coordinate their assignments…
Have you ever sat down to complete a important task and rapidly discovered you were up loading the dishwasher or found yourself watching the 13th season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians? Or perhaps you realized that the dog needs to be fed, emails compulsion to be answered, your ceiling follower needs dusting or most..