How to Study for IB Exams

Despite the three years of hard work, we are all squabbled under the stress of IB exams. Though for some students, exams can be a breeze; revision is second nature to them and they could ace an exam with their eyes closed, for others like myself, sweaty palms and heart palpitations are just a part … Continue reading How to Study for IB Exams

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Idol Love – Short Story

Written by: Faria Islam - Grade 12 Author’s Note: This is a short story I wrote for English class last semester. It was inspired by Margaret Atwood’s poem “Variations on the Word Love”. If you haven’t encountered this poem yet in your own English class, I highly recommend reading it beforehand. If you are knowledgeable … Continue reading Idol Love – Short Story

Book Review: The Knife of Never Letting Go – Patrick Ness

Written by: Hanan Ulusow - Grade 10 “Men lie, and they lie to themselves worst of all.” Our minds are constantly being bombarded by random, mundane thoughts, yet we rarely stop to think about what would happen if we had to deal with everyone else’s emotions and ideas. Patrick Ness decided to think about just … Continue reading Book Review: The Knife of Never Letting Go – Patrick Ness

“The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” by Cassandra Clare

Editor's note: The author of this article has requested to be anonymous.  What we can’t see is right in front of us. This is what Clary Fray has yet to understand and her friends who she thinks as murders and her enemies will help her with that. Here in the City of Bones, with mundanes … Continue reading “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” by Cassandra Clare

Book Review: “The Five People You Meet in Heaven” by Mitch Albom

Written by: Faria Islam – Grade 10 (Image Source) “All endings are also beginnings. We just don’t know it at the time…”  My love for this book blossomed this past October, thanks to my great friend Jennifer (also a lover of books). For those who enjoy books, where the writing is not only aesthetically pleasing, … Continue reading Book Review: “The Five People You Meet in Heaven” by Mitch Albom