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To IB or Not to IB

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At this time of the year students all around the world are making the decision of whether or not to do IB. IB, or International Baccalaureate, is an educational foundation founded in 1968. The headquarters of the organization are in Geneva, Switzerland, but the program is offered in schools all around the world. Students can..

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5 Facts About National Novel Writing Month!

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National Novel Writing Month takes place in November. During this time, participants write a novel…Wow, that wasn’t much of an explanation. Well, if you want more information, you’ve come to the right place! If you’re a writer, then you’ll be all over this event. But first, you probably want to know more about it. So,..

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F******m

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BY NOUR ALTOUKHI Let me tell you the story of one of the most frustrating yet sadly enlightening moments of my life. Let me tell you the story of my first time… My first time doing a unit on feminism in an Arab classroom. It started off as I had anticipated. Presentations on the weakened..

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Mother

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In two days’ time, this will be it. It’ll be when you can finally show your mother how much you love her and how grateful you are that she puts up with you (not that you shouldn’t already be doing so the rest of the year). March 21st marks Mother’s Day, the day where all..

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Majesty, This Is Your Throne

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You’re my mother A goddess of beauty The base of my life You’re everything My mother, My queen, my angel from up above You’re an imperfect human being A rightful, divine woman You’ve got the incredible mind of a girl The elite attitude of a woman And the high class of a lady You’re beautiful..

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Maria Sharapova

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On March 12, Maria Sharapova, the professional Russian tennis player, ranked #7 in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association, was provisionally banned as a result of her failing a drug test in the Australian open. Before sport events, the athletes are tested, usually by the World Anti-Doping Agency, to confirm that they are not..

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Space Exploration

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Through the course of years, mankind has spent huge sums of money on space explorations. This has raised much debate whether these funds are justifiable or not. Some people think scientists should stop exploring space and focus more on improving life on earth, while others believe scientists should continue investigating outer space. The question then..

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10 Reasons Why Social Media is Destroying Humans

Banksy's famous depiction of the increasing human reliance on social media as a source of self-worth.

Distracts people while driving. People might get into major accidents because of how  drivers focus on their phones. Stalking. People can get stalked very easily.   Addiction. People can get truly addicted to social media. Recent studies show its addictive properties come from the positive reinforcement we receive from it. This addiction continues as  major..

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Nutella Day

Isn’t it a glorious day for chocolate lovers around the world? Today, my fellow chocoholics, is Nutella day. For those of you who don’t like Nutella (or chocolate in general), I would suggest that you keep scrolling, cause your eyes are not worthy of this article. Nutella, the beloved chocolate that most of the world’s..

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Zika Virus

What do the doctors of Egypt have to say about this virus? How does this reveal the people’s health in Egypt? What will happen to our country when mosquitos carrying the virus spread? Where is the virus spreading now? The virus we are talking about is the “Zika”. Zika comes mostly to pregnant woman and..

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