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Star Wars: Rise of the Skywalker and Ending of the Saga

Star Wars logo by Suzy Rice / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain

By Aphrodite Kuepper

May 4, 2020

*Warning: Spoilers Ahead* “A long time ago in a galaxy far far away” is one of the most well-known phrases of the Star Wars saga. As people slowly sit down in a dark room, and the theme song of Star Wars begins to play, people shiver from the excitement that lies in the air. The movies have been...

A New Form of Comic Book Cinema: The Joker

A New Form of Comic Book Cinema: The Joker

By Luca Hanlon

January 6, 2020

*Warning: Contains Spoilers* In one of the most anticipated movies of the year, director Todd Phillips takes a different approach to creating a film about a comic book character. Instead of the mysterious and cunning clown prince of crime that comic book fans know and love, Phillips introduces the...

Demystifying Halloween

Demystifying Halloween

By Lude Edens

November 18, 2019

  Widely known as a holiday celebrated on the evening of October 31st, Halloween, for most people, is all about scaring others, dressing up, trick-or-treating, going to parties, and spending time with friends. But where did this holiday, that is celebrated in more and more countries every year,...

Student Artist Spotlight

Student Artist Spotlight

By Ma-Nogoy Faye

April 17, 2019

                    Noah Bassman is a T4 who came to UNIS in J3, left in M4, and transferred back his T2 year. He is 17 years old, and a proud Scorpio. Noah is also a student in the IB Visual Arts program, and last week, I had the opportunity to sit down with him, and ...

Moishe’s Kosher Bake Shop Restaurant Review

Moishe’s Kosher Bake Shop Restaurant Review

By Philippe Doucet

February 15, 2019

Moishe’s is an old school bakery in the East Village that has been producing and selling kosher baked goods since 1978. The bakery purveys a wide range of homemade baked goods, from black and white cookies to generous slices of babka. I will warn you, however, that this bakery uses nuts, such as walnu...

$1 Pizza Tour NYC

$1 Pizza Tour NYC

By Philippe Doucet, Cal Goldfein, and Adam Sherif

February 15, 2019

HeforShe Photoshoot Exhibit

HeforShe Photoshoot Exhibit

By Graana Khan

February 2, 2019

The HeforShe Photoshoot Exhibit took place on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. The collection was comprised of a series of photos taken by the HeforShe club that addressed issues of gender and LGBTQ violence. The project was a continuation of the photoshoot that took place in Spring 2018. Irene Segone in...

Two Boots Pizza Restaurant Review

Cleopatra Jones pizza

By Philippe Doucet

February 2, 2019

Two Boots Pizza is a Louisiana/Italy crossover, hence the name “Two Boots”. This hip chain artfully mixes Cajun and Italian flavors to make food, unlike anything you’ve ever tasted. They also serve a large range of pizzas named after celebrities like the “Cleopatra Jones” and “Larry Tate”. ...

Veselka Restaurant Review

Veselka Restaurant Review

By Philippe Doucet

February 2, 2019

Veselka is a hip, old world style and family run restaurant that dishes out Ukranian classics, such as hearty bowls of borscht and delicious plates of pierogies to satisfy all your  cravings. The venue is a cozy space consisting of a counter/ coffee shop area that gives the place a homey feel. There a...

@The Spot Restaurant Review

@The Spot Restaurant Review

By Philippe Doucet

February 1, 2019

@The spot is a Vietnamese restaurant that dishes out classic Vietnamese food like pho and banh mi sandwiches in a hip and cozy setting not far from the school. The restaurant serves a range of Vietnamese dishes to satisfy every hunger and craving imaginable. A wonderful example of this is the classic p...

Television Series Review: Kim’s Convenience

Television Series Review: Kim’s Convenience

By Gabriela Navarro

November 17, 2018

 This television series is about a Korean immigrant family of four living in Toronto, Canada. The family owns a convenience store, named Kim’s Convenience. Each episode recounts the humorous daily life of this family set in the convenience store. The family consists of two older children named Jun...

UN Day Outfits

UN Day Outfits

By Prachi Roy

November 17, 2018

On October 19, UNIS celebrated its annual United Nations Day. Starting off with the colorful parade with all of the Junior School students wear their national clothing holding homemade flags and drawings. The Tut House students cheered them on, watching for their little siblings, or remembering the time ...