Kenyan Election Controversy

Article by Eugene DeCosse In a landmark decision in September, the Kenyan Supreme Court decided to void the latest presidential election due to allegations of fraud. The following months may have large ramifications on the future of democracy in Kenya due to the highly contentious election cycle and the long history of electoral fraud in…

The Pros and Cons of Autonomous Driving

Article by Tyson Wang Autonomous driving has, recently, become a hot topic. With Tesla’s rise as an automobile company, autonomous driving has come into the spotlight, as Tesla’s cars were some of first that were widely available to the populace. As other manufacturers such as Ford and Audi start to join the trend, it is…

Historical Inaccuracies in “Dunkirk”

Article by Cameron Fenwick Dunkirk hit the theaters on July 13, 2017 (IMBD Release Info). Directed by Christopher Nolan (IMBD Dunkirk 2017), this movie presents the historical retreat of the British and French armies during WWII and is told through the perspectives of an air pilot, a soldier, and a captain of a small ship…

Mr. Hung

Article by: Cai Rahman Photograph by: Cai Rahman Name: Tran Hung Origin: United States/Vietnam Cezar’s Kitchen Staff Professional Mr. Tran, forty-seven years old from Vietnam with a vivid and friendly personality, will not hesitate to greet you with a happy “How are you doing?” and a “Have a good meal.” Before coming to St. Mary’s,…

Ms. Durrett

Article by: Rian Barrett Photo by: Nishant Chanda Name: Troy Kraatz Origin: United States of America Classes: English 10 and English 11 IB Language and Literature Professional Background: Julia Durrett teaches English 10 and English 11 IB Language and Literature. Ms. Durrett previously taught at Kestrel Heights School in Durham, North Carolina and decided to apply…

Mr. Hart

Article by: Cai Rahman Photograph by: Toki Schafer Name: Stephen Hart Origin: Krasnodar, Russia Cezar’s Kitchen Staff Professional   Coming to St.Mary’s, from Krasnodar, Russia,  Mr. Anton Hart is taking steps to reach his goal of becoming a chef as he works in Cezar’s kitchen. Mr. Hart learns something new each and every day as…

Mr. Kraatz

Article by: Rian Barrett Photo by: Nishant Chanda Name: Troy Kraatz Origin: United States of America Classes: Personal Life Management, ITGS 10, ITGS 11, and Yearbook Adviser Professional Background: Troy Kraatz teaches Personal Life Management (PLM), ITGS 10, ITGS 11, and Yearbook. He previously taught at Zama American Middle School and decided to apply to teach at…