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The IB: A Balancing Act

November 17, 2019

As a student enrolled in the IB program, I am concerned that in creating some of the best students, you forgot about the people taking the program. I am one of many  students across the world currently trying to fill the IB requirements. With my six courses of choice, as well as TOK, I have a fairly busy schedule. I have two years to learn the content and prepare for the exams. On top of that, you want me to demonstrate balance in all the other aspects of my life.  How am I supposed to find time for the other parts of my life when I am busy managing the academic part of it?

Why We Should Have Homecoming

Why We Should Have Homecoming

November 17, 2019

Students are in need of time to relax and socialize more than ever.

Why are we always on our phones?

Why are we always on our phones?

November 17, 2019

We have grown up in a digital world, where we have been a target demographic since our stubby little fingers could press the home button.

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It’s Time to Talk About Mental Health

November 17, 2019

According to an NHS survey in 2013, about 25% of women aged 16-24 have self-harmed, while about 9.4% of men in the same age group have self-harmed. These figures only reflect  what the participants are willing to share and the figure could very well be higher.

Protesters in black in Hong Kong, large amount of people forces police to open up more roads.
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What Do the Differences in the News Coverage of the Protests of Hong Kong and Barcelona Reveal About the Current State of the Western Media?

November 16, 2019

If you have been following the news these last few months you have probably heard of the political unrest in Hong Kong. If you have paid a little more attention down your newspaper’s news feed you probab...

The Ugly Truth: A Look into South Korea’s Plastic Surgery Industry

The Ugly Truth: A Look into South Korea’s Plastic Surgery Industry

March 22, 2019

If you had the choice to receive eternal beauty would you take it?   In recent years, a new competitor has risen in the beauty and cosmetic industry - South Korea. Its first introductions ha...

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