Coronavirus Affects Schools Throughout Asia

by Abaigeal Lorge and Zuzanna Kaczmarek With the coronavirus outbreak rapidly evolving, questions and rumours surrounding the global alarm are spreading.  The novel coronavirus, announced by the Chinese government in late December 2019, is described as a respiratory virus by the World Health Organization. It originally emerged from food markets in Wuhan, China, leaping from animals to humans. According to the WHO, the coronavirus is … Continue reading Coronavirus Affects Schools Throughout Asia

Lenin’s Valentine’s Day: Piłsudski Stops Communism

by Julia Owerko No matter how lonely you feel on Valentine’s Day, remember that 100 years ago, on the very land that you now call home, soldiers were being conscripted into one of the most significant wars of Europe’s history.  A Love Triangle with Ukraine The war originally erupted over the territory for Ukraine. The Polish, led by the famous military leader Józef Piłsudski, fought … Continue reading Lenin’s Valentine’s Day: Piłsudski Stops Communism

75 Years Ago Communism Began Its Destruction of Poland: Yalta Condemns Poland to Decades of Oppression

On This Day in History, February 11, 1945: The final day of the Yalta Conference by Julia Owerko Between February 4 and February 11 three world leaders met in the resort city of Yalta, located on the coast of the Black Sea on the southern part of the Crimean Peninsula. The conference was a meeting between three world leaders: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the … Continue reading 75 Years Ago Communism Began Its Destruction of Poland: Yalta Condemns Poland to Decades of Oppression

What’s one thing that people pass by, but don’t notice?

by Jake Lupu Hint: You probably pass near this at least once a day, if you eat from the cafeteria and, if you’re an HS student, you probably pass by it several times during the day. Another hint: its original location was replaced with the ES art showcase. Last hint: If you go to the PTO office, then you are extremely close to it. Did … Continue reading What’s one thing that people pass by, but don’t notice?

A Ban on Polish Sunday Trade: Still Not Enough People in Church?

By Fiona Haze and Zofia Ciołek As the new year began, so did the new plan for 2020 Sunday trade bans in Poland. As of this year, there will only be 7 Shopping days when stores and shopping malls will be open. These include January 26th, April 5, April 26th, June 28th, August 30th, December 13th and December 20th.  How did all of this happen? … Continue reading A Ban on Polish Sunday Trade: Still Not Enough People in Church?