The student magazine at  Graded School

The Odds of Australia’s Marriage Equality Plebiscite

Helen Liu, News Reporter

Canada: 2005. UK and New Zealand: 2013. Ireland and the USA: 2015. Those are the years when same sex marriage was legalized nationwide in the major English speaking countrie...  Read More »

September 12, 2016 • 0 comments

What now, Mr. Temer?

September 7, 2016

August 31st, 2016. Brazil's senate recently approved the conviction of now former president, Dilma Rousseff, on the charges of responsibility crimes regard...  Read More »

Porque o Impeachment Não Salvará o Brasil

September 3, 2016

No dia 31 de Agosto deste ano, a presidente brasileira Dilma Rousseff foi protagonista do acontecimento mais falado e discutido do ano: o impeachment. Comemora...  Read More »

Claimed to be a satellite, believed to be a missile

March 28, 2016

On February 7th, 2016, North Korea launched a rocket. It is believed that the country did so as a resistance to international sanctions against its using bal...  Read More »

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Be human, be vulnerable

Fe Sayão, Features Editor

Some people live in cages with bars, built from their own fears and doubts. Some people live in cages with bars, built from other people’s fears and doubts; their parents, t...  Read More »

September 26, 2016 • 0 comments

Why Graded Needs to Change the Way We Learn

September 16, 2016

Who am I? What do I believe in? What makes me happy? Who do I want to be? What is my relationship with the world around me? These are all important que...  Read More »

Misconceptions of Feminism

September 9, 2016

There is a great misunderstanding over the terms feminism and sexism. I’ve heard ridiculous accusations such as “feminism is just as bad as sexism because feminist...  Read More »

The retro virus

June 9, 2016

The advent of social media provided its users with the ability to connect with like-minded people and eatuorm microcosmic communities. The internet has a...  Read More »

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Blonde vs. Channel Orange

Julia Kim, Entertainment Reporter

Four years. Four long years, waiting. Frank Ocean has officially dropped a new album called Blonde. It has finally happened. After having listened to 3 singles and 1 album non-stop, Ocean has released an...  Read More »

September 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Can You Choose?

September 25, 2016

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The Pancake Conundrum

September 14, 2016

In an episode of ‘Gilmore Girls,’ Rory explains the “first pancake phenomenon” to her mother Lor...  Read More »


August 31, 2016

After the release of Google's Cardboard Plastic and Ikea's Bookbook, new innovative products tailored for students are ...  Read More »

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The Impeachment and Brazil’s Political Culture

Fernando Martins, POV Writer

The political actions seen during Dilma Rousseff's impeachment stand for much more than merely actions. They highlight the blatant and unfortunate aspects of Brazilian politics a...  Read More »

September 15, 2016 • 2 comments

The New “Bench”mark

September 5, 2016

Unfortunately, these last couple days of August were marred by the school’s first conflict of interests. To...  Read More »

A reflection on tradition and core values

June 9, 2016

Though not explicit, respect, accountability, and principle are among the Core Values that bind Grade...  Read More »

An open letter to story-tellers

February 16, 2016

For anyone who has been paying attention, there is a narrative that has become a commonality in storyte...  Read More »

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