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The Great UNIS Lake of 2013

Viet Than, Editor

August 20, 2013

Filed under Creative Writing, Entertainment, News, Student, Top Stories

Although storms are quite dreadful things, being all big stormy and just generally very loud, not often do we get quite a sight such as this: This is the UNIS football (or soccer) field, host for a myriad of MRISA soccer tournaments, and just a few days b...

Orientation Session & BBQ: Going Back to School

Viet Than, Editor

August 20, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle, News, Opinion, Student, Top Stories

Meeting new faces and laughing with old ones. There is something for everybody at the Orientation Session and the BBQ. On the day before classes began for the 2013-14 school year, the annual Orientation Session was hosted at...

5 Things New Students Should Know About Vietnam

Viet Than, Editor

August 13, 2013

Filed under Creative Writing, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Opinion, Student Life, Top Stories

230 new students will start their first school year at UNIS today. Beautiful as Vietnam can be, there are a few things that can be remarkably different from other places of the world. Here are 5 you should know: The Heat: Vietnam ...

Inkheart is a novel which entertains and inspires

Aaron Barrett, Flame Reporter

April 18, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

The novel Inkheart takes place mostly in northern Italy but the book doesn’t specify the year. Two of the main Characters in Inkheart are Mo, often referred to as “Silvertongue” they race all of Italy in search of a book in which an evil known as Capricorn hails from and hi...

THURSDAY TUNES: Songs That Will Relax Your Mind

Hiong Lin Tam, The Flame's Reporter

March 14, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle, Music, Top Stories

                It’s customary for an average teenager to dislike the IB. Because who wants to sit through class on an uncomfortable chair at an uncomfortable desk 7 ...

Mists of Pandaria: Thoughts So Far

Vikke-Elmeri Malinen, The Flame Reporter

February 22, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

            As many gamers may have already heard, Blizzard has released the expansion for their World of Warcraft franchise. The Asian themed “Mists of Pandaria” brings the player...

Django Unchained An Effective Blend of Exploitation Film and Spaghetti Western

Lucas Prytz, The Flame Reporter

February 22, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

Director: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Jamie Fox, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio In an ode to the Spaghetti Western and Blaxploitation genres that basically defined his childhood, Quentin Tarantino directs a bl...

“The Hobbit” Review

James Carpy, The Flame Reporter

January 24, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

The Hobbit is an exciting and adventurous prequel to the Lord of the Rings film series. “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is a 2012 epic fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson. It is the first of a three-part film adapta...

“The Rise of the Guardians” Review

Linh Pham, The Flame Chief Editor

January 16, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

2012 holiday season marked the premiere of DreamWorks Animation's striking cartoon "The Rise of The Guardians". Based on William Joyce's book series "Guardians of the Childhood", the cartoon brought together all childhood's mystical creatures from different parts of the world: the Sandm...

Skyfall Review

Lucas Saenz Prytz, Flame Reporter

December 13, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

Director: Sam Mendes Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Judi Dench “Skyfall” is touching in its honesty, brutality and dark realism towards a figure historically portrayed in much too plain dimensions. Reprisin...

K-pop Festival in Hanoi

So Hee Jeong, Flame Reporter

December 3, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle, Student, Student Life, Top Stories

The "K -pop Festival 2012 - Concert in Vietnam" gathered around almost 30,000 fans from Hanoi, at My Dinh Stadium on 29th, November 2012. The event was held by the Korean Broadcasting Corporation and VK Media from Vietnam. Th...

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