The AIS High School Anime & Manga Club: Fans of Modern Japanese Storytelling Unite!

When the word “anime” is spoken in a conversation, there are a few possible reactions. By Anna J. Pruess - Freshman student When the word “anime” is spoken in a conversation, there are a few possible reactions.  Someone might mention a classic anime, like Naruto or Sailor Moon, or someone might make the mistake of … Continue reading The AIS High School Anime & Manga Club: Fans of Modern Japanese Storytelling Unite!

“Deal of the Century” Provides Israel With Bread, Leaving Palestine With Crumbs

New boundaries of the Palestinian state proposed by Donald Trump, reshaping the borders of both Israel and Palestinian territories. Source: White House By: Alisa Fridman Date: February 10, 2020 WASHINGTON - On January 28, 2020, US President Donald Trump and his administration presented a peace plan for Israel and Palestine, in hopes of resolving the … Continue reading “Deal of the Century” Provides Israel With Bread, Leaving Palestine With Crumbs

Give Her a Chance

Girls are being left out in PE, and here’s what we can do about it. Anna J. Pruess, freshman student The bright orange Frisbee flies through the air, landing neatly in the hands of a running boy who pivots to pass to his teammate.  After another clean pass, the team is close to the end … Continue reading Give Her a Chance

Food Review, El Penacho

Finally authentic Mexican in Vienna El Penacho Währinger Str. 154, 1180 Cuisine: Mexican (Tacos more specifically) Quirky Feature: A ton of Mexican softdrinks El Penacho’s claim is that “no place in Vienna takes tacos seriously” but they “take tacos seriously”. If you moved to Vienna from the States, Mexico, or Central America, you might have … Continue reading Food Review, El Penacho

Food Review: Der Wiener Deewan

You know, there's more to Viennese restaurants than just Fabios: A Series By Evgeny Stolyarov There are almost 8,000 restaurants and cafés in Vienna, and whilst we all have our favorites, trying something new can be daunting. That’s why we often limit ourselves to the same couple of places; places like Fabios, Joma, Dots, and … Continue reading Food Review: Der Wiener Deewan

Why We Humans Should Colonize Mars!

SpaceX aims to create a city on Mars. Image: © SpaceX By Laurin Gschwenter February 10, 2020 Numerous people question, "Why exactly Mars? What about other planets in the solar system?" Our choices are limited to becoming a multi-planetary race within our solar system. Other than Earth, all of the planets in the solar system, … Continue reading Why We Humans Should Colonize Mars!

The Dangers of Self-Funded Political Campaigns

Michael Bloomberg announces his candidacy for Democratic nominee of President of the United States. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images By Evgeny Stolyarov February 6th, 2020 The nomination of a Democratic contender for President of the United States began on Monday with the Iowa caucuses. Due to a poorly developed app, results were delayed and amid … Continue reading The Dangers of Self-Funded Political Campaigns

Nike’s Vaporfly Shoes: An Unfair Advantage?  

On October 12, 2019, Eliud Kipchoge became the first man ever to break the two-hour marathon barrier. The following day, on October 13, 2019, Brigid Kosgei shattered the women’s marathon record by a whopping 81 seconds. Aside from the Kenyan blood and tons of sweat put into the intensive hours of running every day, these … Continue reading Nike’s Vaporfly Shoes: An Unfair Advantage?