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Meet Macron

Meet Macron

Alexandre Jabor, News Writer

May 19, 2017No Comments

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 ...

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 Foreign Step: House of Japan

A Foreign Step: House of Japan

Charlotte Gillet, Features Writer

November 3, 2017No Comments

Imagine yourself in front of a big building, hidden behind a curtain of wooden sticks that form geometric patterns clashing in vertical and horizontal directions. You have...

A Guide to the eSports Phenomenon

A Guide to the eSports Phenomenon

April 5, 2017

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 competi...

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...

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Earth, Wind, Fire and other pagan rituals

Earth, Wind, Fire and other pagan rituals

Guilherme Guerreiro, Entertainment Writer

November 13, 2017No Comments

Pagan religions have experienced a steady decline ever since Christianity spread through the world. However, some cultures managed to retain those traditions and regularly ...

In Defense of Rom-Coms

In Defense of Rom-Coms

November 7, 2017

  Chance encounters, ex-girl-or-boyfriends, and at least one candle-lit dinner are all invol...

Charitable Art

Charitable Art

April 18, 2017

Out of the many things I consider myself to be passionate about, I have to say the movie industry and c...

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...

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Stop The Suffocation

Stop The Suffocation

Jenny Lee, Columnist

November 8, 2017No Comments

This article was originally drafted in September. While roaming through the Weekly Briefing the New York Times sends to my mail (everybody should subscribe; it’s wort...

La felicidad (y el miedo) de volver

La felicidad (y el miedo) de volver

November 6, 2017

Ser parte de la comunidad Graded ya nos ha marcado un camino por delante, causado no solo por su calidad educativa sino po...

The Curse of Complaints

The Curse of Complaints

October 19, 2017

Welcome to Graded, a land where people have been cursed to never be satisfied with anything. The administr...

A letter to the Editors

A letter to the Editors

May 28, 2017

Dear Community,   We read Jack Conway’s piece, “It Is Time To End The Silence,” in the Tal...

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