New MRT to airport in March

Beginning this March, a brand new Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line will begin to carry passengers from Taipei Main Station to the Taoyuan International Airport. Construction for the new line began in 2006...

Laziness is NOT an Excuse!

We are all at some point in our lives, guilty of being lazy. Sometimes it is even acceptable to be lazy -- as long as you feel it is okay to be lazy. But laziness is often condemned by our teachers, parents...

Warning! Hazardous Pokemon ahead!

Trying to catch ‘em all on the streets? A Snorlax unexpectedly pops up next to you and the next thing you know, a massive human stampede tramples you and sends you to the hospital for a few broken bones....

Basketball is Back

Before the league went into the offseason, we saw the heartfelt story of Lebron James finally winning a championship for his home state of Ohio, in Game 7. However, the wait is finally over as posterizers,...

New summer, new sports offerings

Attention, current and aspiring athletes: you may want to add this to your summer agenda. TAS is now introducing TAS Elite Summer Sports Camps for all Middle and Upper School students this coming summer. After...

Rise of Global Terrorism

On the early morning of November 14, we woke up only to find earth-shattering news: terrorist group ISIS had launched a coordinated attack on Paris leaving more than 100 people dead. Following the attacks,...

Dengue fever hits Taiwan

Every year, people from Taipei will travel down to southern Taiwan to visit relatives or to enjoy the assortment of activities that the area has to offer. In recent months, however, Dengue fever has plagued...

China to Remove One-Child Policy

Last week, China’s state-run news agency Xinhua announced that China will adjust its one-child policy to a two-child policy, allowing Chinese couples to have two children instead of only one. However, the...