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Meet Macron

Meet Macron

Alexandre Jabor, News Writer

On May 14th, 2017, Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron (born December 21st, 1977) formally became the 8th President of the Fifth French Republic. At 39 years old, Macron ...

May 19, 2017No Comments

The Populist Domino Effect

The Populist Domino Effect

March 28, 2017

2016 was the year that exposed to the rest of world the consequences and sudden fear of globalisation. With the word of the year being crowned xenophob...

Senior Art Exhibition 2017

Senior Art Exhibition 2017

March 26, 2017

With two years worth of creative and hard work behind them, the artists in the class of 2017 are finally done with their IB Art Exhibition. On the 21st ...

North Korea’s Call for Commotion

North Korea’s Call for Commotion

March 10, 2017

On the morning of March 6th, 2017, North Korea launched four ballistic missiles. Three out of the four fell into Japanese waters. According to the milita...

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A Guide to the eSports Phenomenon

A Guide to the eSports Phenomenon

Alexandre Jabor, Features Writer

Since the dawn of time, humans have fought against each other for glory: Sumerian wrestlers in 3000 BCE, ancient Egyptians in long jump and rowing competitions, the Ancien...

April 5, 2017No Comments

Tem machismo na Graded sim

Tem machismo na Graded sim

March 23, 2017

Meu amigo secreto define as meninas pelo tamanho do shorts. Meu amigo secreto parou de conversar comigo quando eu não quis beijá-lo. Meu amigo s...

Descobrindo o Brasil

Descobrindo o Brasil

March 7, 2017

É incrível o quanto conhecemos do mundo quando viajamos e exploramos uma área completamente desconhecida. Ao descobrirmos o novo, dialogamos diretamente...

Toss Ups and Bonuses

Toss Ups and Bonuses

February 17, 2017

"Category is: current events. This singer of the song ‘Momentous Day’ is also the subject of a popular Facebook page that combines him with Brock fr...

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Charitable Art

Charitable Art

Maria Foz Caltabiano, Entertainment Writer

Out of the many things I consider myself to be passionate about, I have to say the movie industry and charitable work occupy a very important place among them. Last month, I...

April 18, 2017No Comments

Les Incroyables

Les Incroyables

April 10, 2017

I have grown up surrounded by song and dance. Since I was little, I'd watch and listen to Annie and T...

Food, Swings, and Rock & Roll

Food, Swings, and Rock & Roll

April 6, 2017

During the weekend of March 25th, Interlagos was showered with people. The usually quiet streets were...

Coloring Nightmares

Coloring Nightmares

April 4, 2017

I have always been terrible at coloring because I never seem to have the patience to do it properly....

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Graded’s StuCo Can Work; Here’s why:

Graded’s StuCo Can Work; Here’s why:

Joel Dominguez, POV Writer

Democracy is traditionally practiced through voting and continuous deliberation, ensuring its modernization as time ensues. However, a couple of weeks ago, room A21 endorsed...

April 12, 2017No Comments

¿A guerra avisada no muere soldado?

¿A guerra avisada no muere soldado?

April 9, 2017

El miércoles 29 de Marzo concluyó con una sentencia mortal a la democracia venezolana, “Se advierte que ...

Time for Compromise

Time for Compromise

April 9, 2017

Last semester, I wrote an article in The Talon entitled “There is No More Time in Venezuela.” I pond...

A Historical Legacy

A Historical Legacy

March 15, 2017

In 2012, the Brazilian Senate approved a bill that reserved half of the spots in Brazilian federal universities for students who are of A...

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The student magazine at  Graded School
The student magazine at Graded School