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A piece of paper

The Times is one of the biggest newspapers in the world and the British national daily newspaper. Norway?s Aftenposten is about a quarter of the size of this monstrosity. First published in 1785 it...

Earth Day

Todayis Earth Dayand we are probably the only people in Norway who are sort of celebrating. In class we got the task of finding out and writing about something that can make the earth and out schoo...

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden is on the run. He is currently seeking refuge in Russia, the only county in Europe that would take him in. His crime is leaking information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in...

April Fool's day!

Hooray! It's the first of April, also known as April fool's day, where everything is a joke and you have to look twice before sitting down in fear of being glued to the chair by a humorous coworker...

Water crisis of epic proportions

Although I have written about a number of global challenges here on this blog, I have not covered one of the fastest growing challenges our and future generations must face, water. A rapidly growin...

In-Depth project

So, in our English class we have been given the most impossible task; choose a topic that interests you and write an in-depth project. What makes this task so difficult is the fact that we have to ...

The White Tiger

To sum up as shortly as possible, The White Tiger, written by Indian born author Aravind Adiga tells the story of a Bangalore based entrepreneur from his point of view. He writes in letter form, to...

International English

All over the world people veiw English as the most important spoken language in addition to their own. Most schools teach English to their pupils from an early age, and all the international school...

The Great Debaters

Denigrate. There's a word for you. From the Latin word "niger", to defame, to blacken. It's always there, isn't it? Even in the dictionary. Even in the speech of a Negro professor. Somehow, "black"...

The Edublog Awards

Hi everyone! So the edublogs awards are going to be announced soon, so I am going to go ahead and nominate my friend Kristin,http://younginnorway.wordpress.com/.This is a student blog, so natru...

Gran Torino

This movie is strong and moving in so many ways and works and is great on so many levels. We meet Walt, an old American veteran from the Korean War. He lives in a neighborhood mainly dominated by H...

Invictus

Today in class we watched the film Invictus. It?s a documentary-drama about Nelson Mandela first year of presidency in South-Africa. Morgan Freeman portrays him in a way that makes Nelson seem like...

Peace One Day, Jeremy Gilley

Today we had the pleasure of skyping with Jeremy Gilley, the founder of Peace One Day. Peace One Day is a non-profit organization founded in 1999 with the goal to make a fixed date on the calendar ...

The Raft

The short story ?The Raft? is written in the point of view of an unnamed thirteen year old boy, whose grandfather once was a captain on a ship in the South Pacific during the Second World War. We s...

Website reveiw: http://www.thinkb4u.com/

Out from the name of the website one can guess what the content will be. Thinkb4u, think before you, makes it obvious the website will help you think before you do things on the internet, such as s...

Espen Barth Eide- a visit from the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Today the Minister of Foreign Affairs came to visit our school, Sandvika. Two hundred students and teachers gathered in the gymnasium to hear what he had to say. He spoke about many different subje...

Erin Brockvich

"Erin Brockovich" is a strong and moving film about a woman with the same name. She is a single mother to three, doesn't have a job when we first meet her, and is practically broke. She is doing he...

If you could only see the beauty that comes from the ahes

We watched the short film ?The Butterfly Circus? in our lesson today. In short; the film is about a severely disabled man, who has no limbs named Will. He is in a carnival sideshow, on display like...

First Post!

First things first; a quick introduction. My name is Leah and I go to Sandvika High School outside Oslo. One of our first assignments was to create and write a post on this blog about being young i...

Ny blogg!

Velkommen til blogg.no! :) Dette er det aller frste innlegget i din nye blogg. Her vil du finne nyttig informasjon, enten du er ny som blogger eller har blogget fr. Trenger du litt starthjelp fin...
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