The Talon

A Controversial Celebration
Meet Macron

May 19, 2017

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...

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

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 ...

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Why we are all American Idiots
A Foreign Step: House of Japan

November 3, 2017

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

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

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...

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Stuck in Florida During Hurricane Irma
Stephen Sondheim: The legend behind the lyrics

Stephen Sondheim: The legend behind the lyrics

April 11, 2018

   This Friday and Saturday, the Graded Theatre Department will be performing one of Stephen Sondh...

Shakespeare takes Netflix

Shakespeare takes Netflix

March 1, 2018

Shakespeare: The man who shaped modern literature. He is read at schools around the world every year and...

Friends VS How I met your mother: The ultimate showdown

Friends VS How I met your mother: The ultimate showdown

February 22, 2018

One might think the most heated debate that came out of the tv show Friends was whether or not Ross and Rachel were...

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Marielle: Mais que um aviso, um pedido de ação
An American School in Brazil

An American School in Brazil

February 21, 2018

As a Brazilian, who comes from an entirely Brazilian family, it is sometimes hard to maneuver the reality of...

O Imperialismo do Século XXI

O Imperialismo do Século XXI

February 7, 2018

Durante a semana das viagens de CWW, tive a oportunidade de ir a Belém, a capital do estado do Pará, n...

The Green Lie

The Green Lie

February 7, 2018

  I can't begin to fathom how many times I've asked this question to countless individuals and re...

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