by Kalina Mioduski Until a year ago, every time a sad truth about the current state of the environment came up, that is all I’d consider it: a sad truth–nothing I had any control over. What triggered a change in me was a quote one could find on a bumper sticker, a quote often mistakenly attributed to Gandhi: “Be the change you want to see … Continue reading Personal History: Imperfectly Sustainable
by Jake Lupu Monday not only marked the beginning of yet another school week – still a couple more to go before the end of the school year – but also the start of this year’s Coffee House. Right after classes ended (or lunch, for freshmen and sophomores), students and teachers flocked to the HS commons to try to get themselves some good spots. The … Continue reading Coffee House Returns: A Review
By Helena Zdziech According to 350.org, last Friday around 4 million students from all around the world left school, went out on their streets holding banners, telling the world to listen and take notice of the earth’s deteriorating environment. It was a day I will never forget. We filled the streets with our chants, stopped Warsaw traffic and enjoyed the last sunny day of September. … Continue reading Personal History: 5,000 Voices Advocating for the Environment
By Vera Jagielski Last Friday marked the beginning of a global climate week. To mark its start, there were global Fridays for the Future strikes, including one in Warsaw. Up to 10 000 protestors, including myself, walked in downtown Warsaw. But where was ASW? Not many people from ASW participated in the strike; I ended up going by myself. Yet, as a school, we strive … Continue reading Opinion: Where was ASW?
by Zofia Ciołek It’s been just over nine world-changing months since Greta Thunberg, a high school activist for climate change, began her strike for a better future in front of Sweden’s main legislature building, the Riksdag. Almost immediately her bravery and perseverance became a worldwide sensation — and not only that, her protest for a better future inspired thousands of others to join the fight … Continue reading Are More Radical Solutions the Answer? – An Editorial
By Denny Cheong Last Tuesday after school, I had the opportunity to take part in one of the Discussion Club’s meetings: Not really my own decision, as my friend forced me to go to there, but it was a decision I don’t regret. As it was my first time being in a meeting, Tomek J., one of the leaders of the Club, briefly explained what … Continue reading Opinion: I Went to Discussion Club, and So Should You!