Wandavision Marvels the Screen

The widespread success and critical acclaim of WandaVision, Marvel’s first Disney+ show to grace our television screens, was by no means beginner’s luck. Officially announced in April of 2019 and released on January 15 of this year, this nine-episode limited series has left this reporter enamored and longing for more.  Following the events of Avengers: … Continue reading Wandavision Marvels the Screen

The Science of Quarantine Hobbies

Well, here we are again… another few weeks under a quarantine that stretches on unpredictably into the future. If you’re like me, being forced to spend so much time at home has put you into a state of such boredom that you’ve kind of realized how it feels to be a goldfish: swimming around in … Continue reading The Science of Quarantine Hobbies

Online Volunteering

It’s difficult to find an opportunity to volunteer, especially during covid. Online volunteering makes it easier and safer to donate your time to important causes. Nicole Reed Finding places online to do this can be difficult -- it's hard to judge the workload before you actually accept it and the online aspect makes it hard … Continue reading Online Volunteering

Vienna International Science & Engineering Fair

The annual Vienna International Science and Engineering Fair is an opportunity for students around the world to participate in science and consider STEM for their futures. Nicole Reed The fair was organized in partnership with the Vienna Chapter of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Women in Nuclear, and the United Nations Nuclear Young Generation. … Continue reading Vienna International Science & Engineering Fair

AIS Middle and High School Spring Break Reading Contest

For the first time in AIS history, the Secondary Library hosted a reading contest over spring break. Anna J. Pruess For the first time in AIS history, the Secondary Library hosted a reading contest over spring break. While the library has held a school-wide reading contest over summer break for several years, this year, they … Continue reading AIS Middle and High School Spring Break Reading Contest

Food Review: Ballroom

The Question Is: Do You Have the Balls? By Evgeny Of the over 8,000 restaurants and cafés in Vienna, you might be familiar with many at Schottentor: the go-to meeting location in Vienna. Schottentor has a harrowing collection of places to eat but many are hidden in the little Gäßchens around Schottentor. Some are good, … Continue reading Food Review: Ballroom

The dress code is sexist and perpetuates double standards

A female student at AISV was dress coded for wearing this outfit on a warm autumn day. As a female student, I have had my fair share of dress code violations. My first incident was when I was twelve-years-old; it was 30℃ on a June day and I was wearing shorts. I was dress coded … Continue reading The dress code is sexist and perpetuates double standards

Using Fandom to Cope with Lockdown Stress and Other Struggles

With the rise of the COVID-19 era and the increasing restrictions worldwide forcing everyone behind the locked doors of their homes, most people have also felt an increase in loneliness, stress, and deteriorating mental health in general, and the way that some people have chosen to cope with these issues might be surprising: internet-based fandom. … Continue reading Using Fandom to Cope with Lockdown Stress and Other Struggles

JV Girls’ Volleyball Team Ends Season Early but Technically Undefeated

Like all other sports teams at AIS this year, the junior varsity girls’ volleyball team ended their season early, but they had a great result to show for their work: they won their only match in straight sets, beating the team from Danube International School. Like all other sports teams at AIS this year, the … Continue reading JV Girls’ Volleyball Team Ends Season Early but Technically Undefeated