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Ask Polu: How to survive AP week

BY: BYEONG (POLU) HOON YOO Every time that AP week comes along, stress levels rise, the amount of sleep one gets decreases, and most of the time is spent studying and trying to cram as much information as possible into one’s mind. It may sound complicated and uncomfortable but that’s the truth about AP week. […]

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AASSA Tournament Report

   The latest edition of the AASSA Tournament (American Association Schools South America), took place in the beautiful city of Guayaquil- Ecuador, this time six schools were participants in this tournament. Boys and girls had the opportunity to demonstrate their skills in sport. The girls had a grand opening in basketball; the boys went to […]

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The Kony Awards

It’s often too easy to be a critic. Why, you ask? Because it is so doggone fun. One can say things that one usually can’t say to people’s faces, for example: “This movie is terrible, the acting is is amateurish, the cinematography looks like it’s been plotted by a five year old, and the story […]

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STRUGGLES THIRD CULTURE KIDS HAVE TO DEAL WITH

BY: MICHELLE TITO A new school, new friends and a different culture are some of the things that third culture kids have to deal with. A third culture kid is a person who has spent a significant part of his or her developmental years outside their parents’ culture. Being a third culture kid is difficult […]

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How To Ask A Girl To Go To Junior/Senior

Junior-Senior event is coming up really fast, and many are wondering on what they will be wearing that day. The most important question is whom will you go with? Many still don’t know whom are they taking to this banquet. Others don’t know how to ask that special girl to go to jr/sr with them […]

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Delight Yourself With Rick Sam’s Yellow Cake

BY: Diana Cascante As the door opened to the Sams apartment, the smell of the spongy yellow cake as it had just come out of the oven would fill the room. Every other Monday Peer Helpers would meet at the Sam’s apartment to discuss different topics. Rick Sams would treat us with his yellow cake, […]

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Ashley & Ricky´s Wedding: A Dream Come True

STEFANNY ZAPATA “If one can beat a hundred, two can beat a hundred thousand,” said the content husband staring at her beautiful wife. Ashley Kristen Ruffner and Ricardo Andres Diaz, chaplains at Alliance Academy, decided to start a family together. They got married on Saturday 7th at Hacienda Umbria, Machachi- Ecuador, the place where the […]

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A true depiction of Uganda in ‘Kony 2012’ video?

BY: RACHEL BOND “Uganda is more than depicted in that video…” Amama Mbabazi says. This video, “Kony 2012”, by many, seen as a wake up call to Kony recruiting children from Uganda in his army, turns out to be more fictional than fact?  Is the video honestly showing what really goes on in Uganda? According to […]

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People changed by God’s Grace at Spiritual Emphasis Week

By: MICHELLE TITO “ I didn´t come all the way from Chicago to waste my time, I came here to tell you what God wants me to tell you” said Pastor Mark Jobe from Chicago, AAI’s key speaker for Spiritual Emphasis Week. From Feb 27 to March 2, students gathered together again for Spiritual Emphasis […]

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