By Tasawwar Rahman (’22) Just 14 years ago, Apple transitioned its Mac chipsets from PowerPC to Intel, spurring onwards a decade and a half of unparalleled success. Now, once again, the Mac prepares for its biggest change yet as it gets ready to move on from Intel to newer more efficient ARM-based chips next year. In their highly-anticipated Worldwide Developer Conference next month, Apple is … Continue reading ARM-ed and Ready: How Apple is Preparing for the Future of Personal Computing
By Rachel Rochford (’23) COVID-19 has greatly altered all of our lives. For some, this may mean watching the news at every chance, waiting to see the latest update. For others, it could be avoiding the news at all costs. No matter where you fall on that spectrum, you may be missing some of the stories from around the world purely because of how strongly … Continue reading What Happened in Venezuela?
By Rachel Rochford (’23) As we all hunker down at home, we turn to the news for information on COVID-19. Because of the far-reaching impacts of the virus, the news coverage it has received has been immense. Whether you’re looking on tv, your phone, social media, or your favorite news app, the COVID-19 is nearly guaranteed to be the first topic to pop up. It … Continue reading A Turning Tide
By Yeon Woo Lee (‘21) It’s official: the United States has officially become the country with the most reported confirmed cases of COVID-19. COVID-19 has been around since December of 2019, starting in the Wuhan province of China. Since then, it has spread throughout the world, severely impacting the countries of South Korea, Italy, and Iran. Italy has been frantic in its shutdown, with the … Continue reading Korea’s Response to COVID-19
By Cathy Shan (’23) As of March 22st, there have been over 298,000 cases of the extremely contagious coronavirus. People around the globe have been infected and the W.H.O (World Health Organization) has officially declared that the coronavirus is a global pandemic. The coronavirus outbreak started in late December of 2019. At that time, only a few cases of coronavirus had appeared in China. However, … Continue reading Corona Virus Update 03/22/2020
By Morgan Cook (’22) This week’s inspiring story takes us just a few states away, where in a pizzeria located in New York, staff have developed a unique idea for their pizza boxes. What’s the point of decorations or wasteful advertisements when you can use the hundreds and hundreds of cardboard packages to help get dogs at local shelters adopted? Amherst’s “Just Pizza and Wings … Continue reading Pizza + Pups
By: Yeon Woo Lee (‘21) The International Academy’s Mock Trial Teams competed at the regional competition at the Oakland County Courthouse on February 29th. Mock Trial is a competition where teams are divided into lawyers and witnesses. All the teams receive a court case and prepare an argument for the competition. At the courthouse, our school’s teams go against different schools and try to win … Continue reading 2019-2020 Mock Trial Team
By Cathy Shan (’23) On January 22nd, an extremely infectious disease started to rapidly spread throughout Yuhan, China, one of China’s most populous cities, containing over 11 million people. 830 people were diagnosed with this virus and 26 of them died. This extremely contagious disease is called coronavirus, a disease contracted from animals such as camels, bats, and civets. Coronaviruses cause people to feel flu-like … Continue reading The Scary Spread of the Coronavirus
By Rachel Rochford (’23) As the impeachment trials have moved ahead, it has been easy to feel as though we are behind the process, still trying to figure out what exactly is happening. One of many the many questions people have: who exactly is involved? Key players range from Rudy Guiliani, the president’s personal lawyer to Chief Justice Roberts of the Supreme Court who is … Continue reading Who Is Marie Yovanovitch and What the Heck Does She Have to do With Impeachment?
By Marina Compoy-LaVasco Catalonia is located in the north-east of Spain and shares the Pyrenean mountains with southern France. It is a semi-autonomous region, meaning that Catalonia has partial self-government and is partially controlled by the government of Spain located in Madrid. Catalonia has begun to advocate for its independence from Spain in past years, and is still strong today. This plea does not come … Continue reading The Conflicts in Catalonia