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Almond: Are Happy Endings Always Worth it?

‘Almond’: Are Happy Endings Always Worth it?

Aaratrika P., Reviewer November 22, 2022

In 2017, Sohn Won-Pyung debuted with her first full-length novel Almond, which would soon go on to win multiple literary awards. Set in contemporary South Korea, the story follows a young boy, Yunjae,...

Watership Down (Books 1&2) by Richard Adams – Book Review

Watership Down (Books 1&2) by Richard Adams – Book Review

João F., Reporter November 7, 2022

This British classic tells the journey of a group of rabbits through the South of England. The trek begins when Fiver, a younger rabbit that has sporadic visions of the future, predicts that a “great...

Thor - Illustrator Laura V.

Mainstream Superhero Movies from a Different Angle: Is Thor: Love And Thunder worth watching?

Gaëlle B., Reporter September 15, 2022

In July of this year, Marvel released another blockbuster film in theatres around the world, directed by acclaimed director Taika Waititi. The plot centres around the titular character, Thor (Chris Hemsworth),...

Ninth House: Things are Not as They Appear

Ninth House: Things are Not as They Appear

Aaratrika P. , Reporter May 4, 2022

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo follows the main heroine Galaxy “Alex” Stern, the sole survivor of a gruesome, unsolved homicide, and the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Alex Stern is...

Journalist Uncovers Scandal

Journalist Uncovers Scandal

Efoda A., Reporter February 16, 2022

(Trigger Warning: Sexual assault, sexual harassment, anxiety) Off The Record by Camryn Garrett follows Josie, a black bisexual teen journalist who wins a competition and gets the opportunity to write...

The Secret Art of Passing the IB Diploma: Everything you need to know about IB

The Secret Art of Passing the IB Diploma: Everything you need to know about IB

Shanmathi J., Reporter January 18, 2022

  What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think “IB”? Stress, deadlines, procrastination, all-nighters? By the time you finish this book, maybe your thoughts will have changed....

The Last Time We Say Goodbye: A bitter-sweet story

The Last Time We Say Goodbye: A bitter-sweet story

Efoda A., Reporter/reviewer January 12, 2022

(Trigger warnings: Suicide, depression, anxiety)   You know the feeling you get when you hold your breath for a long time? How everything around you stops moving. How your heart begins to beat...

Where Can You Find Vegetarian Sushi?

Where Can You Find Vegetarian Sushi?

Shanmathi J., Reporter November 18, 2021

With the introduction of the Upper School lunch card system in August 2020, students have been given much more choice in what they would like to eat. Though, for those that are vegetarian, options at most...

Six of Crows: Six People, One Impossible Heist

Six of Crows: Six People, One Impossible Heist

Aaratrika P., Reporter November 13, 2021

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, set in the Grishaverse alongside her popular Shadow and Bone trilogy, is a duology (Six of Crows + Crooked Kingdom) that follows six young adults in their mission to pull...

Illustration by Misha P.

More Korean Drama in “D.P. – The Police of Soldiers.”

Jiyoon K., Reporter October 29, 2021

Have you ever had an obligation you wanted to run away from? For many men in South Korea, this would be the mandatory military service that they must undergo between the ages 18 and 28. The service...

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Sushi at Ikki Not Yucky!

Efoda A and Kaitlyn O October 20, 2021

Being in grades 10-12, we’ve gotten adjusted to eating out during lunch. As we continue to eat out the options become overused and boring. Yet eating at new places can be a bit daunting. That’s...

Squid Game: The nostalgic yet deadly playground

Squid Game: The nostalgic yet deadly playground

Jiyoon K., Reporter October 7, 2021

Everyone has a game that reminds them of their childhood. Games such as hide and seek, and tag which have a simple set of rules yet lie deep within our memories. But what if you could make a great fortune...

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