Daniel Khalife Pleads Not Guilty

By Isabella Rattan As any inmate who has gained national attention after escaping a high security prison can testify, it’s relatively absurd to plead not-guilty to a mad dash from the cells. But not for Daniel Khalife. The 22-year old, who escaped from HMS Wandsworth prison on the 6th of September, and has subsequently been […]

Review: ‘Macbeth’ at the Globe

By Evie Ward In September 2023, I watched a production of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ at the Globe Theatre. In this article I will be letting you know my opinions of the production and where I feel they could have been improved.  The play Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare in 1606, is a classic tragedy known all […]

Why Do Our Ears Get Blocked During a Flight on an Aeroplane?

By Aishani Balakumar Recently, I was on a flight to Holland for a holiday, and one thing I noticed was that my ears were blocked as soon as the flight had taken off. This urged me to find out why and to share it. These two parts of the inner ear affect why we have […]

Stress: Our Enemy and Ally

By Regine Tan What is stress? According to the World Health Organization, stress can be defined as being in a state of worry or mental tension caused by certain situations. Being stressed is a completely natural human response which every human being experiences to an extent. However, every person’s degree of stress is different due […]

Sporting Scandal Causes Social Upheaval in Spain

By Olivia Henry On the 20th of August 2023, history was made as the Spanish Women’s National football team won the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating England by a goal to nil at Stadium Australia in Sydney.  However, smiles fell to frowns and victory disintegrated into rage during the post-match awards ceremony […]

An Exciting Opportunity For All Cartoon Enthusiasts!

By Arlo Lo Calling all aspiring cartoonists in the senior school! From political humour to fantasy short stories, if you want to showcase your talents, here’s your chance. Please send in a cartoon or comic of your choice by the 23rd of October, and we will begin posting them up in the newspaper after that […]