DC/Marvel Showdown

Article by Naoki Nomura Last summer we witnessed 2 extraordinary superhero movies, Wonder Woman and Spiderman Homecoming. From the sets of Hollywood to the screens around the world, these 2 movies dominated the entertainment industry last summer. Which movie was better? Comparing the two films in three categories–box office revenue, ratings, and creativity–will unveil who…

RB Leipzig in the German first division

Article by Konstantin Meyer zu Brickwedde German football has a great new team, RB Leipzig. RB Leipzig has climbed up from the 5th division of German football to the first division in a span of seven years, but most German fans are not surprised by this. That is because they are backed by an Austrian…

The Debate over Artificial Intelligence

Article by Maximilian Printz Recently there has been a lot of controversy over the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI), and tech giants, Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg, have been two of the main spokes persons in the argument over it. Elon Musk is wary about the possible negative consequences of highly advanced AI that…

Kyrie Irving’s Move to The Celtics

Article by Ryan Shimizu In 2016, Kevin Durant’s move to the Golden State Warriors from the Oklahoma City Thunder took the NBA and its fans by surprise. Durant’s move secured the Warrior’s position as the NBA champions early on in the season, for the team had gained another MVP. It is evident that trades play…

Seussical Review

Article by Rian Barrett Seussical the Musical, the 2017 SMIS, SIS, and ISSH musical premiered April 21st at St. Mary’s and continued to perform for the following two days. The musical carries the viewers into the world of Dr. Seuss (the famous children’s book author) and explores his numerous past stories. The musical was organised…

Debate

Article by Soumyadip Nandi The St. Mary’s High School Debate team placed second at the annual Kanto Plains competition held at ASIJ on February 3rd. Many teams and schools participated in the debate season, but only four teams participated in the final tournament. Amongst ASIJ, Seisen, St.Mary’s, and CAJ, St. Mary’s came in second. Although…

Brother Joseph, We Will See You Later

Article by Jun Lee Years Taught: 2004 – 2017 Position: Teacher & Brother Destination: Uganda As we get close to the end of the school year, we announce the departing teachers and appreciate them for their contributions, care, teaching and love for SMIS students. One of the departing teachers, Brother Joseph Muyunga, has been working…