Who and what am I?

Forgiveness. Creativity. Humility. Zest. Hope. Prudence. Curiosity. Last month, all Upper School students took the VIA Classification of Character Strengths test in their advisory groups. The test offered 24...

Bring back the goods

This article is part of a debate column on TAS's decision to restrict juice boxes and desserts in the hot lunch line. Read the other article here.  Compared to most high schools in the world, TAS offers...

Take out the trash

This article is part of a debate column on TAS's decision to restrict juice boxes and desserts in the hot lunch line. Read the other article here.  Health food: these two dreaded words often evoke...

The case for a Michelin Guide in Taiwan

Subjectivity in food is inevitable. Everyone has different tastes, making it virtually impossible to  rank or compare restaurants without allowing hints of personal bias to creep in. Nevertheless, experts at...
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Opinion: I hate Field Day

I'm sorry. Please understand. “People like winning. They like feeling happy,” says Keanne Chang (‘19) when she explains the appeal of Field Day to me. I am not “people”. I could not care less about...

The problematic stories we love

“They’re such relationship goals!” said fans dressing up as Harley Quinn and the Joker, the fictional couple from the movie Suicide Squad. Other moviegoers might raise an eyebrow at such statements...

Pride and Periods

Without menstruation, civilization as we know it would not exist. Yet, the very society that is built on female periods often shames this vital part of the reproductive cycle in innumerable ways. Here, The...

Julian vs. Julian: Snapstreaks

Since its introduction, the Snapstreak has become an integral part of TAS students’ lives. For those who send mass Snaps to maintain their streaks as part of their daily morning routine, the loss of...