The Talon

The Graded Volleyball Team’s Road to Normality
What the Extended Essay Is Really Like

December 10, 2021

With the overwhelming experience of writing the Extended Essay fresh on their minds, Seniors reminisce on the ups and downs of their EE process, making...

Third Time’s a Charm? Not Really – Yet.

December 10, 2021

As updates of the Omicron Covid-19 variant dominate the news this week, I can’t help but think back to a conversation I had last week. Simply put, the...

The Future of Graded Students

December 1, 2021

The Graded School of São Paulo teaches its students more than just academics, influencing them to pursue the core values of intellectual curiosity, perseverance,...

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Drugs, Cruel Coaches, and the Media’s POV: The story of Kamila Valieva at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
Antisemitism in Children’s Media

February 14, 2022

I ask you to think: what does a cartoon villain look like? When in the realm of children's TV, popular cartoons feature villains which look quite similar,...

The French Revolution’s Smallest Victim

November 12, 2021

A dark history, a dark past; a story only revealed and confirmed two centuries later. A heart, so small and full of pain, showing the scars of a world...

What if America had a Royal Family?

November 12, 2021

Ballrooms, backstairs corridors, secrets, scandals, and stories of love and heartbreak. Everyone would know them, and they would play out their lives on...

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What Streaming Services Are Actually Worth Subscribing To?
O melhor – se não um dos melhores – filme brasileiro da história conta a história da Cidade de Deus ou do inferno?

O melhor – se não um dos melhores – filme brasileiro da história conta a história da Cidade de Deus ou do inferno?

December 1, 2021

Cidade de Deus, obra cinematográfica brasileira indicada ao Oscar por melhor direção, roteiro adaptado,...

The Fantasy Sports Boom

The Fantasy Sports Boom

November 12, 2021

If you’re a Graded student who’s into sports, chances are you’ve heard of the term “fantasy sports.”...

Kanye West: Our Generation’s Greatest Artist

Kanye West: Our Generation’s Greatest Artist

October 28, 2021

After four sold-out listening parties, multiple false release dates, and countless fans left furious,...

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The World Hates Me and The Chances are They Hate You Too
The IB Exams Debacle for the Class of 2022

The IB Exams Debacle for the Class of 2022

October 18, 2021

While facing the two most atypical years of our lifetimes and also having to go through the difficulties...

A Peste: A Dor Mental da Doença Física 

A Peste: A Dor Mental da Doença Física 

October 18, 2021

O romance A Peste, escrito por Albert Camus e publicado em 1947, é a história de uma pequena cidade...

Made in China

Made in China

October 18, 2021

My first experience with sinophobia was way too early to remember. Perhaps it was when I was six or seven...

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