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Promotional poster for Prologue, created by Aksaamai Ormonbekova

Prologue: A Look into this Year’s IB Visual Arts Exhibit

By Nikhil Khemani and Lude Edens March 21, 2023

Last Friday marked the opening of Prologue; the exhibit put together by UNIS seniors taking IB Visual Arts to showcase the pieces they have created over the past two years. The whole evening, Caelum Gallery...

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For Your Consideration: Oscars 2023

By Paul Vos, Writer March 12, 2023

The Oscars. Ah yes, that award show people used to watch with fervor… Perhaps a couple of you still do? Or, maybe you’re one of the people now asking yourself, “Who still cares about the Best Actor...

StuCo Brings Back Winter Formal

StuCo Brings Back Winter Formal

By Maya Mukherjee, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2023

High school dances are the ultimate rite of passage. If ubiquitous movie scenes over the decades are to be believed, most school dances take place in the sweaty high school gym with kitschy bluish lighting...

Ticketmaster Chaos: Can the US Government Intervene?

Ticketmaster Chaos: Can the US Government Intervene?

By Anabelle Sulaymanov, Writer March 1, 2023

Imagine you’re a Taylor Swift fan, getting ready to buy tickets to The Eras Tour. You’ve been waiting for what seems like forever, but before you can click “purchase,” Ticketmaster crashes and...

A Valentines Day Comic

A Valentine’s Day Comic

By Sasha Berman, Writer February 13, 2023

The White Lotus season 2

“The White Lotus” season 2: A Romp through Italy with your Sarcastic Friend in the Backseat

By Chloe Fong, Writer February 7, 2023

The second season of the White Lotus, like the first, begins with a death. Carefree, fun-loving Daphne wades her way through the Mediterranean in hopes of a final swim before her departure from the resort....

Climate change protesters march in Paris streets

COP27 and What’s Next

By Lissy Vinocur and Chloe Fong January 23, 2023

COP, the annual international climate summit, if often heralded as a symbol of global action on climate change. But it can sometimes be hard to look beyond the headlines to understand what COP is and how...

Political cartoon about the realities of labor exploitation in Qatar.

Controversies of the Qatar World Cup

By Anais King and Asha Black, Writers December 16, 2022

“FIFA knew what was happening there and didn’t take any action against the abuse, and that’s where it’s problematic,” a UNIS student states regarding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Every four...

Thomas Sankara: The Dead who Refuses to Die

Thomas Sankara: The Dead who Refuses to Die

By Temisola Akinwande, Writer October 17, 2022

“While revolutionaries and individuals can be murdered, you cannot kill ideas.” - Thomas Sankara “For nothing is hidden which will not become manifest, nor secret which shall not be known and...

Kanye West at Øyafestivalen in 2011

The Rise and Fall of Ye West

Ye West, more commonly known as Kanye West, is a musician versed in many genres of music including hip-hop, rap, electronic, and gospel. West is known for his catchy beats and worldwide hits that have...

Harry Styles for Harrys House

Harry’s House: A Review

By Emma Backbier, Writer June 13, 2022

“Style is the answer to everything [...] to do a dangerous thing with style is what I call art,” echoes the introduction to British singer-songwriter Harry Styles’ sold-out 2021 arena tour. Accompanied...

The End of Roe v. Wade?

The End of Roe v. Wade?

By Maya Mukherjee, Arts & Culture Editor May 17, 2022

It's no secret that America has had a troubled and uncomfortable relationship with abortion. On May 2nd, news broke of the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade. If the decision...

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