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Suing Over Ugly Children

Suing Over Ugly Children

Serena C. Age 15, HKIS Aesthetics is increasingly important, especially to women in China. the country has the world’s third-largest cosmetic surgery market in the world, with many unconventional forms of surgery such as placenta injections becoming common-place. Jian Feng, a Chinese man, sued his ex-wife for not telling him she had plastic surgery. Surprisingly,(…)

Should this Guy have Won his Law Suit?

Should this Guy have Won his Law Suit?

C.C. Aged 12 Nowadays as we proceed further into the modern society, our eyes are once again opened to people’s perspectives of life, in which they simultaneously merge with the values of love and appearance. Through the issue of Jian Feng, a currently divorced man, who sued his ex-wife for giving birth to ugly children(…)

School Slayings

School Slayings

Serena C. Age 15, HKIS Recently in the United States, there have been numerous acts of violence in schools. The long considered safe havens of youth and learning have turned into slaughterhouses. Almost every week teachers are being murdered by their students, with innocent classmates caught in the crossfire. There are many reasons for this(…)

Should Schools Eliminate Sports?

Should Schools Eliminate Sports?

Alina L. 13, GSIS Some people think that playing sports is very time consuming or if you are not good at it or don’t like it, you shouldn’t play sports. Sports are good for you for many reasons. For example, not only does it keep you healthy, but you can learn things such as how(…)

Do You Feel Like You Have too Much Homework?

Do You Feel Like You Have too Much Homework?

Brandon S. 14, St. Stephen’s College My friends always complain to me about the huge amount of homework they receive. I told them that their situations are pretty much the same as the students all around the world, according to my personal experience. Howadays, homework consumes a lot of time in a student’s normal school(…)

Preventing Factory Tragedies

Preventing Factory Tragedies

Zackary S. 12, HKIS Recently, in a tragic accident, many people were killed in a fire that started up in one of the many clothing factories in Bangladesh. Workers were making shirts and pants, when someone yelled, “Fire!” however, the manager said he was bluffing, and padlocked the door. When it turned out to be(…)

A Typhoon

A Typhoon

Help! A typhoon is coming, and as a little bird I feel scared. I live alone on the tree beside the library. I have many friends such as my friend eagle, parrot, pigeon and squirrel. One day, I was gobbling up a delicious lunch of hamburgers when a gush of wind blew towards my tree.(…)

“Impossible” Children

“Impossible” Children

  After a discussion about recent research regarding psychopathy in children, we asked our students to tell us if there is such a thing as an “impossible” child. Jeewon S., 13, HKIS   There is a wide boundary when it comes to labeling a child as “impossible.” Children all throw tantrums and make impulsive decisions(…)

Is the Music Industry Changing for the Better?

Is the Music Industry Changing for the Better?

Is the Music Industry Changing for the Better?   Isabella C. 12, Island School The music industry used to be dictated by music executives, but now with more singers taking their images and shows intotheir own hands, they can also have a voice and opinion on what they do.     Back before YouTube existed, the(…)

How Much Attention Should Killers Receive?

How Much Attention Should Killers Receive?

How Much Attention Should Killers Receive? Sharon N. 12, St. Paul Convert School There have been many shootings and bombings recently. There are merciless killers around us. Should the media just briefly introduce these killers to us and skip the most important part, which is the appearance of these terrorists? I don’t think so.   First(…)