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Gun Control in the United States: A Review

By Carson Robison, Writer May 30, 2023

As of May 8th, 2023, there have been 202 mass shootings so far this year in the United States, and the number continues to rise. The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) defines a mass shooting as an...

Book Review: Where the Children Take Us

Book Review: Where the Children Take Us

By Temisola Akinwande, Opinion Editor May 5, 2023

You may have seen her on TV reporting on the biggest international business and economic issues of the day. You may have read or watched her ground-breaking reports on the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapping...

Manhattan Sunset from Brooklyn

A Guide to Springtime Activities in New York

By Chloe Fong, Writer April 1, 2023

With the influx of rainy weeks followed by sudden sun and blue skies, New York is exhibiting clear signs of Spring. For those of us with no plans to travel this spring break, early April leaves big question...

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...

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