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..
Spirit week is almost the best and greatest event of the year. The upcoming Spirit Week is next week, from November 6 to 10. The usual on Sunday is Pajama day, which is the best day of spirit week. Students come to school with their comfortable pajamas, with the ill need to get prepared early..
Life is all about balance. If you can’t balance what you do, then life is going to be hard. Everything you do needs to have a balance. Too much or too little of anything is bad with some exceptions of course. Take work for example. Stressing over it and just working non-stop is going to..
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,..
BY RAMY ABUL ATA Throughout my life I’ve constantly been overcome by the plethora of why’s and what’s where no answers lie, they take in form in meditations such as “why am I here,” “what is my purpose,” “what am I,” immediately going beyond my primary thought process into a realm which I’ve never had..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
Love…what is it? As most of you may know, we are in the month of “Love”. February..however, many of you do not completely understand what love really is. We are all in love with the idea or concept of love, but we are blinded from its true hidden meaning. According to the dictionary, love..
February 14, a “special” day where people express their love to that special someone. But, why does valentines have to be all about a partner, why can’t it be love towards your friends or families? I can promise you I’ve loved my friends and family more than any other boy In my life. Why can’t..
PSY, a North Korean singer, has been famous for more than a decade, but in 2006, he took time off from music to both get married and complete two years of military service. In 2010, he re-entered the pop world releasing a video for “Right Now” fans, but it wasn’t until two years later that..
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..
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..
With the new year comes all sorts of important events! BUT! One, as it always does, must trump all! And that would be…the best movies and shows of the New Year! Admit it, you spent a lot of your time in 2015 glued to a TV screen, so, now be glued to your computer so..
If you haven’t already listened to the indie rock magic that is Florence Welch’s new album, then you most definitely should. Even if you aren’t into indie rock, you should still listen to this album. How Big How Blue How Beautiful is nothing short of Florence + the Machine’s impeccable reputation. I cannot say that..
The crowd, ever so anxious, awaits in complete and utter silence. The presenter takes his sweet time opening the envelope, teasing the audience members, who at this point, have become nervously impatient. The envelope opens, the presenter takes one look at it, looks up at the audience and then finally reads out its contents. Screams..
In honor of the 5th anniversary of Egypt’s revolution on the 25th of January, we have compiled a list of momentous events that left us gratified, speechless, and a little bit teary. When Christians held hands in solidarity to protect Muslims from dangers throughout prayer time during the revolution in 2011 When an Egyptian woman,..