Euthanasia: Your Right to Die

The following speech was written by Fay G10 as part of an English assignment. What would you do… if you were told that you only had a few months left to live? What would you do, if you know that your life is a dead end with no means of escape? What if you had…

Paws & Pens: Dear You

Student Submission from Thomas grade 11 Through the pain of it all, we grow. Through the failure of it all, we know. We learn, we break, we heal our bones. There may be words spoken by those of importance, But at the end of the day, it is not others that form us. We shape ourselves. Our past memories linger…

The Art Within Animation

This speech was written by Jo G10 as part of an English assignment. So you all know me, I can draw. It’s not a surprise. But you’re probably wondering why I’m standing here today, defending art once again? Well, let’s talk about animation. We’ve seen some phenomenal ones in theatres. And believe me, you’ve at…

The Giver

The following speech was written by Aom G10 as part of an English assignment. Do you tend to give too much in your relationships? Do you give and give and give and tend to receive nothing in return? I’m not only talking about a romantic relationship here but all types of relationship. I personally believe…

Designing our own obsolescence

The following speech was written by PF G10 as part of an English assignment. Ever since our creation, humans have had to gather and forage to survive. But we humans are smart-ly lazy, so we so we designed and built tools to lessen the amount of physical work we do, in order to minimize effort…

How Books Can Heal You?

The following speech was written by Anais G10 as part of an English assignment. The great Elizabethan bard, William Shakespeare, once said in his play of Titus Andronicus; “Come, and take choice of all my library, And so beguile thy sorrow”. We are a medicated generation, a generation who spend thousands on pharmaceuticals to heal…

Lights, Camera, Distraction!

Have you seen children being addicted to social media rather than looking up to life? Well, social media is actually dangerous for children and they shouldn’t be using it if they can’t manage their time and be responsible. This article will let you experience the side effects as well as the advantages of social media…

Paws & Pens: A Solemn Concrete River

Hey guys!! We’re back again today with a student submission from el-Aurens Ximenis!! I hope you enjoy! A solemn concrete river In between the rolling plains of freshest green Becomes a bustling civil hub Filled with more concrete streams Inventing the wheel and fire Gave our species a renewed hope Yet no longer do we…

Should Plastic Bags be Banned?

The convenience of using plastic bags is highly affecting our environment and our health. By throwing away plastic bags, they don’t just disappear. According to Conserve Energy Future, “currently, there are approximately 46,000-1,000,000 plastic fragments floating within every square mile of the globe’s oceans”. This is one reason why plastic bags should be banned. As…

The Psychology Behind Friendship

This article was written by Sharon G10. We all have friends. I know you do. Whether you met them at school, online, or you’re simply just neighbors, you consider them to be your friends. But, have you ever thought about why you consider them your friends? Well, this article will explore the psychology behind friendship…