Poisson D’Avril

By Magdalena Knapp, Editor Yesterday, despite the rain and the sudden snowfall, many of you might have gone on an Easter egg hunt, running all around the house and garden to find the hidden chocolate eggs and Easter bunnies. Some of you might also have used the occasion to prank one of your favorite family... Continue Reading →

A Tribute to Robin Williams

BY KIMBERLY BENNETT “Oh Captain! My Captain!” –Dead Poets Society Millions experienced a tragic loss on Aug. 11, 2014 when the media informed the world of Robin Williams’s shocking demise. According to The New York Times, Mara Buxbaum, Williams’s publicist, found him unconscious inside his home and alerted the 911 dispatcher that he was not... Continue Reading →

The Crisis in Ukraine and Crimea: Russia Interferes

BY EMILY LUCIA Assistant Editor For several months, The Ukraine has been in turmoil. Rioters and protesters, unhappy with the Ukrainian government, have plagued the streets of Ukraine: just after the Sochi Olympics came to a close in February, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin sent troops into the troubled country to stop the protesters. According to... Continue Reading →

Alarums, Excursions and Politics in Thailand

Alarums, Excursions and Politics in Thailand BY NATALIE VAN BOOVEN _____________________________________ Many people know Thailand for its elephants, its extremely spicy food and its style of kickboxing. Now, its political crisis joins the list. In the latest development, after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra met with the Election Council, the government decided to hold elections on... Continue Reading →

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