Peace activist inspires students to take a stand

“You are old and I am young,” Dr. Satish Kumar, 81-year-old activist and news editor, said as he talked about his life-long commitment to living a life of peace in the Parker hall on Nov. 1. On his “peace walk” in 1962, Dr. Kumar attempted to travel without any money from India to the Soviet […]

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Trick-or-Treat?

This tradition can be traced back to two thousand years ago—in ancient times halloween was a day where people sat around bonfires and wore costumes on the night of October 31 to scare away ghosts at night. Today, Halloween is all about “dressing up and trick-or-treating” said Summer Kang, class of 2018. Many even planned […]

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IGCSE or IDP, that is the question

At the end of grade ten, every student has to make a big decision on whether to sit the external exams in the month of May. However, some students, not applying to India, the UK etc. or not wanting to take the exams are required to work on individual projects called IDP (Inter-Disciplinary Projects). For […]

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Why should you run a marathon?

Running a marathon is a self-inflicted torture.  So why should you run a marathon? To put it simply, because you can! You don’t need long, continuous practices for days and months to run a marathon. I ran my first marathon, a 21km run at 4000 meters above sea level in the dry and ruthless cold […]

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Prejudice finds a place at Woodstock

Armed with PhDs from two prestigious American universities, two teachers arrived in the beginning of the year to start their teaching career at Woodstock. However, the completion of the PhDs is when their similarities end. One is referred to as doctor and the other is referred to, simply, as Miss. Dr. Sonali Garg — often […]

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A Week Away: India seen through 17th century eyes

When one talks about India, one could be referring to Bollywood, the Golden Age under Akbar, where culture and knowledge flourished, the Taj Mahal, the British Raj, and so on. But the most fascinating part about this is that, in India, you could get a glimpse of its history anywhere you lay foot, from the […]

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