Naked Attraction: The Bizarre and Beautiful

The images and information that we receive through our social media accounts are strongly mediated and censored. However, as a generation, there is one medium that we have seemingly completely disregarded: television.  When was the last time you turned on your TV and watched cable for entertainment? A long time ago I assume. This industry […]

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Service Work at ZIS: Are We Really Helping?

Service trips are common at ZIS: the CWW trips to Ghana, Nepal and  Sri Lanka are always something students have to look forward to. I feel lucky to go to an international school, where funds enable usto go on these types of trips. Of course, I’m very grateful to be able to have access to […]

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SexISm or SexISN’T

All week students have been anticipating this moment: Samuel Reza’s speech for presidency of the Student Council. He branded his campaign as the REZALUTION — and maybe that’s why he won.

Or maybe it was his confident, charismatic speech. But with all that, would Reza still have won if he was a she?

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There’s a luxury tax on tampons?

The idea of tampons are as a luxury is baffling to almost every woman. These products are crucial for everyday life. Taxing them at all is an insult. Taxing them as luxuries is so much worse.

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Fake News, Aluminium Cans, and a Dedicated American

Most schools are pretty liberal places, so in one where most students are immigrants, it would be pretty surprising to find many people sporting Make America Great Again hats and retweeting the US President’s 3 am tweets. I think it’s fair to say that not many ZIS students have even talked with a Trump supporter […]

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The Movie Disaster

A cliche love story. A forbidden romance. Two best friends and many rules. Elle, the main character of the Kissing Booth, is best friends with a boy Lee. Yet, she has had a crush on his brother for a long time. While Noah is off-limits for Elle based on a set of rules that Elle […]

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