Fossil Feud!: A (Not) Brief Overview of the Bone Wars Part 2/2

(Continuation from Part 1)  After meeting each other in Berlin, Charles Othniel Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope both get along for a very brief period of time, however after Marsh’s betrayal both are now locked in a war (and by war, this actually means publishing mean articles about each other)… The 1870’s came, and the…

Fossil Feud!: A (Not) Brief Overview of the Bone Wars Part 1/2

Most often, gold rushes, or violent conflicts between cowboys and Native Americans are what takes center stage in media portrayals of the Wild West period (1870’s – 1890’s). However, during this time another lesser known conflict was brewing, a conflict both highly academically dishonest and morally reprehensible (IB students please don’t try this at home)…

Albums Reviewed: BBNG2

BBNG 2 is an album by Canadian music group BADBADNOTGOOD, released on April 3, 2012.  I am a big fan of this band, and I think this is a great introduction to their style of music, as it features covers of musicians like Kanye West, Tyler The Creator, Gucci Mane and My Bloody Valentine.  My…

KIS Opinion: Discrimination Against Dharma

DISCLAIMER: this is an opinion piece. KIS Today, or KIS International School does not endorse or disapprove the messages or opinions that is presented in this article. Dharma: Dhar·ma/ˈdärmə/ An aspect of truth or reality. (in Indian religion) the eternal and inherent nature of reality, regarded in Hinduism as a cosmic law underlying right behaviour…

Albums Reviewed: Man On The Moon: The End Of Day

Released in 2009, Man On The Moon: The End Of Day is Kid Cudi’s first studio album. Produced exclusively by Kanye West, a close friend of Cudi, the album places top 4 on Billboard 200 with 104 419 copies sold in week one. Kid Cudi’s concept album follows a structure of 19 songs divided into…

Psychology 101: Depression in Teenagers

PSA: It is important to note that although friends, peers, and teachers can help the best help is a professional. Please do seek help from mental health care workers, this does not make you weak this makes you brave. They will be more than happy to help. Teenage depression, a serious mental health problem that…

Louis Pasteur Vs. Robert Koch

These two gentlemen are Robert Koch (left) and Louis Pasteur (right), and although they’re sadly not known in history for having very nice beards, they are widely known for being two of the most influential figures in the field of microbiology   Louis Pasteur is best known in microbiology for the discovery that germs and…

SC Update: Term 1 2020-21

In the past term, the Student Council has mainly been focused on organizing fun events to (hopefully) brighten up these dreary COVID-19 times. Of course, we do have to keep in mind social distancing procedures to ensure that everyone is as safe as possible, for example, wearing gloves to distribute food to students, planning a…

KIS Spotlight: Poetry Club

What is the name of your group? Poetry Club What are the things that you guys do in your group? Do you have a mission? The self-oriented goal is based on one’s passion regarding poetry. – Riya G11 My personal goal is to develop his skills for writing poems, the group’s goal is to work…

KIS Spotlight: Personal Project

Personal Project helps to guide students to pursue their personal interest and take a further step onto turning their dreams into reality. This project allows students to express themselves through their final product. Luckily, we had the chance to interview one of the students from grade 10, about her topic on personal project and how…