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The Third Gender

Hannah Crisolli, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Filed under News

Nowadays transgender people are not that big of a deal anymore. It doesn’t matter to many what your sexual orientation is or whether you don’t identify yourself as any gender. But in the country Samoa, capital Apia, there are a group of people that are commonly known as a third gender, the Fa’afafine. The name means “in the manner of woman” and that’s exactly what it is. For different reasons, some parents choose...

Emojis: For the Better or Worse?

Emojis: For the Better or Worse?

November 15, 2017

Fascinated with ever-changing nature of language and in hopes of pursuing linguistics at university next year, I sought to explore the effect of the infamous emojis on the interpretation of language in...

Are the German Elections Even Still Topical?

Are the German Elections Even Still Topical?

November 12, 2017

Writing about the German elections might seem a bit outdated for the News section, but if one is aware of all the current complications, one realizes that it definitely is not a topic of yesterday. On...

The Wonderful World of School Activities

The Wonderful World of School Activities

June 20, 2017

As students at school continue to create more service groups and clubs at school surrounding different issues and different people’s interests, it is important for there to be a place where people can ...

An Exciting Collaboration between Nations – FIS Model United Nations

An Exciting Collaboration between Nations – FIS Model United Nations

June 18, 2017

Working together between nations is something that is globally very important and here at FIS especially close to home. Thus, Model United Nations is the perfect opportunity to represent this international...

FIS Worldfest 2017

FIS Worldfest 2017

June 11, 2017

Families flood the school grounds as the sun shines down on them, not a cloud in sight. Booths representing countries of the world with foods, clothing and games are lined up across the boulevard. It was...

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