Lockdown drill. Two words that strike a feeling of uncertainty into the minds of many students at ASW. Looking across the pond, lockdown drills are performed in about 70 percent of schools in America since the year 2000, according to Vox. With the rise of recent school invasions such as the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting and the now more recent Stoneman Douglas shooting, the question … Continue reading Lockdown, A Cry for Change?
by Taylor Bata A new hot meal vending machine was installed early last week next to the cafeteria. Some claim that it is a Black Mirror-esque installation that cuts the human experience out of buying a lunch, while others say it’s just a convenient way to avoid the line in the cafeteria for some quick food in a pinch. Either way you slice it, it … Continue reading New Food from Unconventional Means
Twenty seven hours of pure journalistic workshops over a period of three days can do wonders for a still-budding high school newspaper. On November 27th, the Warrior Journalists returned from their partnered news conference with the Hong Kong International School. Characterization and tension were two themes that were focused on heavily at the conference, and the journalists participated in workshops to hone these important skills. … Continue reading North East vs. South East- A Hong Kong Conference Write Up
by Taylor Bata What if you could have Thanksgiving more than once a year? Well if you’re into the holiday that much for some reason, you can! All you need to do is buy tickets to Canada, the United States and South Korea. Let’s begin our journey in the United States, the home of Thanksgiving. As many Americans know, the holiday symbolises the feast between … Continue reading Wait, There’s More than One Thanksgiving?
Welcome back to this month’s edition of “What’s in my backpack?” Our subject of today owns the same bag as half the girls in the school, including me, Haruka S! Haruka would describe her style as basic, however, it is apparent from what she wears, there is a little more to it than that. Bag Choice Fjallraven Kanken embellishes the center of Haruka’s backpack, “This … Continue reading Is Haruka’s Bag as Basic as She Says it Is?
by Taylor Bata Celebrities from across the globe are always questioned about the contents of their purses, bags or satchels. To bring this tradition to ASW, we will be periodically asking students, Hey, What’s in your bag? Today, Antek Z will be in our line of questioning. He is currently a 10th grader who has a passion for the arts and sports. He would describe … Continue reading Hey, Want to Know What’s Inside Antek Z’s Bag?