Anti-Asian Discrimination Reaches ASW’s Community

by Carolina Barsakov The Atlanta Spa Shootings on March 16, 2021, a series of mass shootings that occurred at three spas or massage parlors, left eight people dead, six of them Asian American women. This event sparked a conversation about hate crimes targeting Asian people. Since this mass shooting, many have opened up on social media about the discrimation they had experienced from simply being … Continue reading Anti-Asian Discrimination Reaches ASW’s Community

International School Events During Coronavirus- How Are They Keeping Up?

by Joseph Han During times of coronavirus, there are many restrictions to the events that are held by different clubs in ASW. Most of them are competitions held and participated by many different international schools around the world. However, how are they managing to open these competitions? What do the competitions look like, when they are held without the participants physically being there? To answer … Continue reading International School Events During Coronavirus- How Are They Keeping Up?

The Vaccination Situation

by Jaewon Shin The whole world is suffering as the Corona lasts more than a year. Thanks to the efforts of medical staff and scientists, vaccines have been developed. According to the BBC, On December 8th, there was the first inoculation in England. The first country to get vaccinated is the United Kingdom.  The world’s first person to receive the vaccine on Saturday was a … Continue reading The Vaccination Situation

How Are Those Personal Projects Coming Along?

by Mia Klodowska With the first draft of personal projects due soon,  the pressure in the 10th-grade hallways is rising. Now with the final project, complete everyone is hard at work on their report. We interviewed Sara P. to get a scoop on what the reality of the project is. She is particularly ambitious when it comes to these types of projects, and is excited … Continue reading How Are Those Personal Projects Coming Along?

Sanctions: ToK is generally useless… but oddly helpful in this specific circumstance.

By Jake Lupu It would not seem unjustified to claim that 90% of all IB students, at least once in their Theory of Knowledge career, think to themselves ‘ToK is useless.’ For some of them that thought remains at the forefront of their mind, consuming all focus. I’m not here to debate whether or not this subject is useful. That would be a pointless discussion. … Continue reading Sanctions: ToK is generally useless… but oddly helpful in this specific circumstance.