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Each week, two of our readers debate a hot topic in a parliamentary-style debate that doesn’t necessarily reflect their personal viewpoint. This week …
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Letters Elaine_CNY
Kung hei fat choi! Happy Lunar New Year! I wish everyone a cheerful and prosperous year. Although I haven't been able to spend my favourite festival ...
The charming coastline of the county of Cork in Ireland.
The importance of having a quality life - that's what I really appreciated after my trip to Ireland as part of the International Youth Exchange Programme.
The stack of notes Candace has just for one class
Winter quarter is finally here. But this time around, I'm not nearly as excited as I was back in September when I started.
Letters Ben Workload_L
Work at boarding school can be hard. This past week alone, I've had to write five 2,000-word essays and complete two four-hour maths tasks. Back in the ...
Covent Garden in London's theatre district gears up for Christmas.
"Gaudy things enough to tempt ye / Many a bargain, if you strike it: / This is London! How d'ye like it?" So goes John Bancks' 1738 poem about London that ...
Guy Fawkes is off for burning.
There are both Chinese and English festivals that centre on a certain person. In England, they burn bonfires and effigies of Guy Fawkes on November 5.
Eugene Ho explains the problem of taking a shower in a dorm in this YouTube video.
Hmmm, it's a little quieter in the dorms than usual. It's a long weekend, thanks to a public holiday, and students from Washington, who live close enough ...
Letters Ben Takeaway_L
Food in English schools has always been notoriously bad. Until I went to boarding school, I was led to believe that I would be served plates of lukewarm ...
Candace and her friends goof around at Uwajimaya.
You know what they say about homesickness - it's no big deal, but when it hits, it hits hard. It's hard to believe that I've been a university student ...
I'm my own worst roommate
Your roommate might not be your best friend. In some cases, he may not even be your friend at all. But he will definitely be the person you have the most ...