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Special Students in Not-So-Special Schools?

Written byNour
on 20 July 2017
Special Students in Not-So-Special Schools?

  Do you realize how important education is in our modern world? Education today is a need for every human being to succeed in life and...

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Blame It on Your Internal Clock

Written byMaria
on 13 April 2017
Blame It on Your Internal Clock

Early in the morning, teenagers will do anything to sleep in until the last minute before they head to school, often at the e...

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Wretched Desperation

Written byNour
on 04 June 2017
Wretched Desperation

Akon Guode, a mother who killed three of her children back in April 2015, pleaded guilty and has been sentenced to twenty-six years and six months in prison. Guode drove her four children into a lake in Melbourne, Australia, killing 16-month-old son Bol and four-year-old twins, Hanger and Madit. Th...

Litani Pollution Causing Cancer

Written byYasmina
on 31 May 2017
Litani Pollution Causing Cancer

Residents in the West Bekaa have been lately forced to flee their homes because of the heavily polluted Litani River, which is causing extremely dangerous diseases and unexpected high rates of cancer. Lebanon’s longest river has become so polluted that the people who live nearby, especially in Bar...

Syrian Crematory Hiding Atrocities

Written byYasmina
on 16 May 2017
Syrian Crematory Hiding Atrocities

President Donald Trump accused the Syrian Government of carrying out mass killings of thousands of prisoners and burning them to hide evidence. Stuart Jones, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the State Department, released newly declassified photographs showing a build...

Trump Fires FBI Director Comey

Written byYoumna
on 10 May 2017
Trump Fires FBI Director Comey

Holding a press briefing in the White House, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders decided to directly tackle the “nugget of big news,” the termination of FBI Director James Comey. She started off by saying that the Department of Justice, as well as members of parliament, had “c...

Bye Bye Traffic! Welcome to the Era of Sea-Taxi

Written byYasmina
on 05 May 2017
Bye Bye Traffic! Welcome to the Era of Sea-Taxi

Imagine the day you'd no longer have to endure hours of being stuck in traffic and getting late to work or school. Instead, you'd arrive in no time, stress-free to your destination thanks to a boat taxi that would have resolved all your morning problems. Well, this idea is not an impossible dream; it wi...

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Starting School Later: Nature Intended It

Written byLena
on 06 June 2017
Starting School Later: Nature Intended It

6:45 a.m. The alarm goes off; the start of another day of another week of another school year. Most students have it the same: staying up really late at night doing school work, then waking...

Rebellion in Conformity

Written byLena
on 06 May 2017
Rebellion in Conformity

Imagine a world of black and white, maybe a touch of gray. What a sad, miserable world that must be. Well, imagine no more; all you have to do is look around your school halls! School unifor...