Is “Wednesday Addams” worth the watch?

By Kate King (‘26) Netflix’s newest show Wednesday Addams has broken numerous records with its recent release on Nov. 23, 2022. The eight-episode show follows 16-year-old Wednesday Addams, who starts at a new school (Nevermore Academy) after being suspended from her old high school. As she begins her “new life” a mystery unfolds regarding a dangerous monster harming people in her community. She warns her … Continue reading Is “Wednesday Addams” worth the watch?

Our America: Election 2022 Live

by Jaxson Kaplan-Rudolph(’25) and Siya Chhabra(’24) Last updated 9:30 pm Monday, November 14. Stay with us for updates every night the election continues! 10:00 pm Tuesday – Tensions rise on Tuesday, November 8th as Americans make a critical decision on what party will control Congress for the next couple of years. Voters grapple over some of the most critical issues we face as a country, … Continue reading Our America: Election 2022 Live

Debate in 54 at IA

by Sam Byrne(’23) On Wednesday, November 2nd, candidates for Michigan’s 54th State House district participated in a debate and International Academy. Republican Donni Steele and Democrat Shadia Martini faced off as questions came from both a predetermined list and students in the audience. Each candidate began with an allotted time of five minutes for opening remarks. Ms. Steele detailed her entrance into politics, speaking on … Continue reading Debate in 54 at IA

Uvalde: Another Unspeakable Tragedy: How “We the People” Are So Afraid of Change

by Devi Chandran(’24) and Jaxson Kaplan-Rudolph(’25) WARNING: GRAPHIC AND POSSIBLY TRIGGERING CONTENT Image caption: 24 May 2022, Uvalde, Texas. People mourn outside Ssgt Willie de Leon Civic Center, where students had been transported after the shooting. Image credit to The Globe and Mail. “I’m going to shoot an elementary school.”  Words that are horrific as they seem, have lost their impact. The shock factor has … Continue reading Uvalde: Another Unspeakable Tragedy: How “We the People” Are So Afraid of Change


By Sandra Fernandez (‘24) With fall comes the reemergence of sweater weather, pumpkin spice (go read Devi’s article), and the beautiful colors of the autumn leaves. For writers around the world, fall, specifically November, means drinking coffee, messing up your sleep schedule, and participating in NaNoWriMo. Every year, many writers partake in this challenge to complete the ultimate task: writing a novel in just 30 … Continue reading NaNoWriMo

The Future of Work: An Interview with Steve Cadigan

By Aadi Shiv Malhotra (’21) A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to interview Steve Cadigan, who is a talent strategist and company culture expert who has worked with some of the leading organizations in the world. Steve has worked with individuals as well as large organizations such as BBC, Deloitte, Google, Twitter, and most notably LinkedIn, which he joined in 2009 as its … Continue reading The Future of Work: An Interview with Steve Cadigan