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IASAS Softball Recap

IASAS Softball Recap

May 25, 2016

Eight seniors. Home turf. Double IASAS gold medals. No other words better sum up the last ever slow-pitch softball IASAS tournament. In its 33rd and final...

ROTC at ISB

ROTC at ISB

May 25, 2016

ROTC is returning to ISB again and almost all the Thai boys are participating. To put it in better words, they have to participate, or else they will ...

The Finals Countdown

May 16, 2016

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In a progressive step towards increasing preparedness for final IB exams in May, the administration has eliminated December mid-year exams and implemented a week in March devoted to holding mock IB exams. This is a change from last year’s Class of 2015, who may have participated in in-class mock exams, but never had a whole week devoted to simulating the real deal, to be...

How to IB

How to IB

May 16, 2016

  Those of you starting the IB diploma program next year have probably heard a lot of worrying and stressful information, but I am here to tell...

The Criminalisation of Victims

May 12, 2016

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Thailand is a beautiful country with a dark secret. Beyond the sunlit skies and the bustling city, there lies the desperate cries of the millions of human trafficking victims. Their perpetual cycle of agony is hidden from the public eye, and their voices are muffled by the immoral people who believe that human life is a mere commodity. Every year, a few are lucky enough to break ...

Dear Diary

May 12, 2016

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Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed diaries or journals of their lives. Maybe you are no Anne Frank, Harry S Truman, or Andy Warhol, but you should not let that stop you. There are plenty of exciting benefits to keeping a journal. First of all, journaling can help you meet your life goals, as writing something down signals to your brain “this is...

Dear Freshmen Me

Dear Freshmen Me

May 12, 2016

Dear Freshman Hanna,           With only 40 days left until graduation, it is time to impart some wisdom that has been acquired from the last fo...

Batman vs Superman vs Critics

May 12, 2016

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Batman vs Superman is not that bad. Was is too long? Yes. Did it have way too many stories going on at once? Yes. But was it awful? Not really. Most viewers are automatically comparing their beloved Marvel superhero movies to Batman vs Superman, and that is where the main problems lie. Just because they are both superhero movies, does not mean that they are similar in any ...

Uncalled for Cruelty

May 12, 2016

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Makeup brands such as Benefit, CoverGirl, Estee Lauder, L’Oreal, MAC and Stila all test their products on animals, along with many others. There are plenty of brands that do not test on animals, however, including brands such as Kat Von D, Hourglass, Becca,  E.L.F, Ecotools, Milani, Physicians Formula and Too Faced, which are all cruelty free brands. Rather than allowing th...

Gun Control in The U.S.

May 12, 2016

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The hot topic of guns, and how easily available they are to the population of the U.S, has started to become an extremely controversial topic. This is due to the increasing amount of gun violence and deaths related to firearms. People all over the United States are taking two sides: One side wants increased gun control, while the other argues that guns are something that every...

The Meaning of Normal

The Meaning of Normal

April 27, 2016

Social norms are explicit or implicit rules set in place to define what is considered to be appropriate behaviors and values.  They exist within any type of...

I Miss the Old Kanye

I Miss the Old Kanye

April 26, 2016

For those who are unaware, or do not follow Kanye West on Twitter, a lot seems to be happening in his life.The rapper, fashion designer, and producer ...

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