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The Never-Ending Story: UNISs Waste Management Saga

The Never-Ending Story: UNIS’s Waste Management Saga

By Felipe Tavares, Managing Editor June 18, 2021

On April 22nd, Earth Day, UNIS announced plans to hire a paid Sustainability Director for each division of the school to begin tackling the issue of sustainability in a dedicated and “schoolwide approach,”...

How’s Remote Learning From Remote Lands?

How’s Remote Learning From Remote Lands?

By Estela Santos Torres, Copy Editor June 18, 2021

Over the past year, many UNIS students have chosen to do fully remote learning. For some, it was the distance from their home to school that impacted their choice. There are students currently living in...

A screengrab from UNISs new election hub.

UNIS Launches Election Hub!

By Anyue Zhang, Opinion section editor May 3, 2021

As the end of the school year rapidly approaches, so do Student Council elections! For us as students, this is an opportunity to engage in a democratic process and elect peers who will represent our needs...

Ms. Rachel Barek (Photo by Liz Jamora)

Rachel Barek (’97) Talks Discrimination

By Felipe Tavares October 11, 2020

As UNIS continues to confront issues of diversity, racism, and inclusion in its community, it continues to be important to reflect on the past. To do that, we have to talk to those who have experienced...

How Well Connected Are We to the UN?

How Well Connected Are We to the UN?

By Felipe Tavares, staff writer June 22, 2020

When the United Nations headquarters were established in New York in 1945, new employees from all over the world faced a personal problem: what to do with their children. The children often didn’t speak...

Scenes from the Protests

Scenes from the Protests

The murder of George Floyd has launched the largest and most widespread protests in the United States in more than a half-century.  As demonstrations swept through the nation, Tut House students documented...

Virtual School: UNIS moves to Minecraft

Virtual School: UNIS moves to Minecraft

By Clara Scholl, Editor-in-chief June 6, 2020

NEW YORK, NY – Walking into the familiar UNIS lobby, you can almost smell the fresh bacon, egg and cheese wafting in from the cafeteria. Reaching into your bag, you momentarily begin to panic, unable...

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