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Carry on, as if Nothing Really Matters: A Poem

By Suhani Bhatt, Copyeditor April 12, 2024

Carry on, as if Nothing Really Matters Life, an intricate mosaic. Each moment, each path, each trial, a tesserae, an adhesive, a grout. Shaping the essence of the mortal body.   Everyone...

The 2024 Oscars: High Society’s Socio-Political Nuances

The 2024 Oscars: High Society’s Socio-Political Nuances

By Salome Valter, Writer March 28, 2024

Does Jonathan Glazer have something against the Jewish people? Did Stone deserve to win over Gladstone? What was said? Who wore what? Most importantly: Should the Oscars acceptance speeches serve as platforms...

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Emerging Perspectives: the 2024 IB Art Exhibition

By Mari Vardanyan, Writer March 18, 2024

The IB Visual Arts class at UNIS is known for its rigorous program, and this year's graduating students showcased their talent and hard work at the Caelum Gallery in Chelsea, NYC. These students dedicated...

Art by Lewa Omilola

The Pros and Cons of BookTok

By Nysa Saxena and Ananya Ghose March 16, 2024

Appearing in some of the biggest US Newspapers such as the The New York Times and The Washington Post, as well as entire aisles in some of the world’s biggest bookstores, BookTok has without a doubt...

Art by Celine Kim

“Dear Human Hand” – A Poem

By Celine Yejin Kim, Copyeditor March 13, 2024

Click here to listen to my composition while reading my poem. I composed Chaconne for Strings “2050 Four Seasons – Drought” after taking inspiration from my poem below. Dear Human Hand The...

Beef is Not Your Typical TV Comfort Food

“Beef” is Not Your Typical TV Comfort Food

By Chloe Fong, Managing Editor February 29, 2024

Netflix’s hit show Beef raked in a total of eight awards, including five Primetime Emmys last month. In today’s media, I’ve often found many shows overrated, bland, or generally disappointing. While...

Saltburn: Directorial Genius or Clever Clickbait?

Saltburn: Directorial Genius or Clever Clickbait?

By Salome Valter, Writer February 7, 2024

Emerald Fennel, known for her award-winning movie Promising Young Woman, has done it again. Her provocative movie Saltburn has garnered an audience of crazed fans and psycho–thriller buffs (yep! the...

Whats Wrong With Us?: A Poem

What’s Wrong With Us?: A Poem

By Temisola Akinwande, Editor-in-chief January 15, 2024

After the worst pandemic known to Man, One would assume we will cherish our human clan, Alas, it’s total conflagration, Among nations.   After the pandemic mourning, We are now normalizing, Outright...

Movie Review: American Fiction

Movie Review: American Fiction

By Salome Valter, Writer January 10, 2024

Cord Jefferson, an ex-journalist and television writer known for shows like The Good Place has delivered his directorial debut. Openly ironic and subtly political, American Fiction begs the question: what...

Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman: A Book Review

Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman: A Book Review

By Awujoola Akinwande, Writer December 8, 2023

In a world stunned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the overwhelming power of artificial intelligence (AI), the ongoing climate crisis, and intractable conflicts, a better future may seem distant. A poll from...

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Glossier: The Genius Behind “Community” Marketing

By Mari Vardanyan, Writer December 6, 2023

Balm Dotcom, Cloud Paint, and Stretch Concealer are just a few of the everyday Glossier essentials you'll find in the hands of UNIS students and high schoolers across New York. The design, color, and packaging...

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Book and Beats: A Playlist to Get You Through Midterms

By Anabelle Sulaymanov, Culture editor December 5, 2023

With the weather getting colder and December rolling in, exam week is just around the corner. To help you get in the studying spirit, here are 20 songs to help you study if you like Taylor Swift, Gracie...

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