On This Day in Polish History

Wojciech Jaruzelski declared martial law. by Julia Owerko On this day in 1981 Poland declared martial law. Due to the rising opposition in Poland and increasing pressure from the Soviet government, Wojciech Jaruzelski, the leader of the People’s Republic of Poland, imposed severe restrictions on civil rights and suspended ordinary law. Over 70,000 soldiers and 30,000 communist police officers (milicja) were recruited. The streets were … Continue reading On This Day in Polish History

Friedrichshain: 30 Years Later

As part of our investigation of Eastern Europe 30 years after the fall of communism, Warrior News explored what has become of the heart of East Berlin. by Abaigeal Lorge Friedrichshain is today a town of “punk and alternative people,” according to the owner of a vinyl store located on one of its small streets. Friedrichshain is a district of the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg borough in Berlin, … Continue reading Friedrichshain: 30 Years Later

How Many ASW Clubs Are Risking Extinction?

by Zofia Ciołek “Join Cancer Awareness! National Art Honour Society! Help out Chechen refugees!”The flag hallway was lined on both sides with poster-plastered long tables, at which student leaders and participants from various clubs advertised their activities at the annual ASW club fair. On the far end, closest to the main entrance, stood a table with two clubs: the Environmental Club and Warrior News. Yours … Continue reading How Many ASW Clubs Are Risking Extinction?

Hey Dude! Where is my Flag?

By: Taylor Bata UN Day 2019 was arguably the largest yet for ASW. With a record number of 38 tables, the Main Building Gym, Flag Hall, and surrounding areas were full of activity, and dazzled visitors with vibrant displays of the nations represented. Display sizes ranged from over three folding tables long, such as China, or two tables shared among the three countries. This was … Continue reading Hey Dude! Where is my Flag?

What Goes on Before the Show: The Reporters’ Club Goes Backstage at Westside Story

By The Reporters’ Club: Iris B., Noam B., Luisa D., Beatriz F., Liv H., Eleni K., Radik K., Olivia M., Margot P., Leon P., Marie S., Chloe S., Heidi S., Inez W., Yanxi Z. On October 18th, the Reporters’ Club visited on stage and backstage before the ASW production of Westside Story. The first thing we saw as we entered the theatre were signs made … Continue reading What Goes on Before the Show: The Reporters’ Club Goes Backstage at Westside Story