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Stiff Competition for Varsity Volleyball in Paris Weekend Plans: September 19th Ferguson, MO: A Town in Civil Strife Eye See You Brief Ebola Update, Should We be Worried? Ebola Has Reached ZIS
 

Stiff Competition for Varsity Volleyball in Paris

This weekend, the weekend of September 19-21, both the ZIS Varsity and JV Girls Volleyball teams travelled to Paris. Besides spending some time sightseeing and climbing up the Eiffel Tower, the girls played games against The American School in Paris (ASP) and The American School in The Hague (ASH). Both teams are Division I Schools […]

Weekend Plans: September 19th – 21st

Zurich doesn’t have a lot of events happening this weekend but that doesn’t mean you are confined to spending the whole weekend studying! This weekend, go and support your friends in their game:   What: ZIS Lions vs. Lausane Rugby Game When: Saturday, the 20th. JV starts at 12 and Varsity starts at 1.30. Where: […]

Ferguson, MO: A Town in Civil Strife

On the 9th of August, 2014, in the town of Ferguson, Missouri, 18-year old, unarmed African-American Michael Brown was shot and killed by White police officer Darren Wilson (BBC News). Many have sought to act out against the supposed injustice that has been committed; convinced Michael was shot due to the colour of his skin.  Since […]

Eye See You

“An eye can threaten like a loaded and leveled gun, or it can insult like hissing or kicking; or, in its altered mood, by beams of kindness, it can make the heart dance for joy.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson. Our eyes: something that most of us spend very little time thinking about. And until today, […]

Brief Ebola Update, Should We be Worried?

Ebola broke out a few months ago in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea and has since spread to Nigeria. These countries are fairly poor, and as such, they do not have access to established health infrastructure. For this reason, Ebola went undetected for a while, making it difficult to pinpoint its exact place of origin. […]

Ebola Has Reached ZIS

Mr. Hovey and the rest of administration have concerns over the upcoming Ghana trip as to whether it should take place due to the risk of Ebola. Ebola has been found in areas near Ghana such as Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea and Mali. Mr. Hovey, the Ghana team leader for ninth grade, has stated “before you […]

Mixed Results for Varsity Rugby in Munich

15 September 2014

Gone are the days when a 50-0 slaughter of Munich was all but guaranteed. In recent years, their training and game tactics have improved drastically and a winning result is far less certain. With this in mind, on Friday, the Zurich International School Lion’s Varsity squad headed to Munich on Friday for their first game […]

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Varsity Boys Football Restore Pride

15 September 2014

Zurich International School’s varsity boys’ football team traveled to Basel on Saturday September 13th to compete in the Swiss Northern School’s tournament. Zurich had mixed results in the tournament, drawing two games and losing one, but the signs are pointing in the right direction for the squad. Zurich improved immensely from Mondays’ 7-1 drubbing at […]

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JV Rugby Beaten

15 September 2014

On this Friday, September 12th, the JV rugby team lost against The International School of Zug and Luzern at the Zurich International School upper school campus. The first match of the fall season ended with a 0-11 score, due a superior performance by the ISZL team. The good atmosphere present between both rivals made the […]

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Varsity Girls Football Take Bronze

15 September 2014

On Saturday the 13th of September, the girls’ varsity football team got off to a sleepy start at their 9:15 a.m. kickoff to the 2014 Northern Swiss Schools Tournament. The first match of the tournament was played against the host school of Zug and Luzern; unfortunately, ISZL proved superior to ZIS in their ball handling, […]

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Oscar Pistorius Cleared of Murder

15 September 2014

The court today heard that the former Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius will not be charged with the murder of Reeva Steenkamp but has been found guilty of manslaughter. The news comes after months of trial avidly followed both by the media and the public alike. On the 15th of February 2013, the world woke up […]

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Volleyball Season Off to a Strong Start

15 September 2014

Friday September 12th and Saturday September 13th ZIS hosted a friendly volleyball tournament in the Adliswil Upper School gym, with nine other schools from Switzerland represented on the court. Being the first tournament of the season, the Varsity team was ready to play and were hoping to win, while also trying out new positions and […]

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Hamas and Netanyahu at It Again

15 September 2014

The conflict between Palestine and Israel is one as old as time, or at least the Old Testament. It’s a dispute about whether the West Bank and Gaza belong to Israel or Palestine. The Old Testament says that Jerusalem is the Jewish homeland, and after WWII, the land was promised back to them by the […]

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The Green Lion

12 September 2014

Any first year economics student will tell you that no one is going to rally your cause unless they are given incentive to do so. Unfortunately, this knowledge is all too often ignored by keen, yet misinformed environmentalists. Everybody knows that conservation is important, but few people are ready to drastically change their lifestyle to […]

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The Zurich Film Festival 2014

12 September 2014

The Zurich Film Festival is back in town on the 25th of September. The event will run until the 5th of October. Ticket sales will start this Monday (September 15th) on Starticket, the Zurich Film Festival Website, and booths around Bellevue and Paradeplatz. This year, the Zurich Film Festival has an exciting lineup, ranging from J-Lo […]

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JV and Varsity Volleyball Hope to ‘Serve’ Opposition in Opening Tournament

12 September 2014

On Friday September 12th and Saturday September 13th, the Zurich International School Junior Varsity and Varsity Volleyball teams will participate in their first tournament of the season, with ZIS holding home court advantage here at the Upper School in Adliswil. Many of the teams ZIS will host are not our usual rival schools, such as Munich […]

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