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Hanoi Mathematics Olympiad features best and brightest of UNIS mathletes

Viet Than, Flame Reporter

April 18, 2013

Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

On the 19th and 21st of February, over 40 students sacrificed their 50 minute lunch time in the class of Mr. Moyale and Mr. Fairbairn to do, of all things, a math test. It was not detention, it was not suspension, it was not because th...

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 ...

UNIS APAC Band Performance in Hong Kong Was a Great Success

So Yeon Jeong, The Flame's Reporter

March 14, 2013

Filed under Music, News, Student, Top Stories

                            From February 27th to March 3rd, the UNIS APAC Band travelled to Hong Kong, in ord...

HS Senate Winter Social Was A Success

Vikkie-Elmeri Malinen, The Flame Reporter

February 25, 2013

Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

From the outside the HS Senate Winter Social on Friday, January 25, didn’t seem like a social activity where people were having fun. Once one saw those few friends you had hoped to see and started socializing with people, one...

One Thousand Paper Cranes Continues to Make a Difference

Jin Sun Park, The Flame Reporter

February 22, 2013

Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

                    There is a wide variety of Community Service groups at UNIS. One of those involved is a group named One Thousand Paper Cranes, which is ...

Mr. Gangi Introducing The New Tablet Police

Barbara Vu Thien, The Flame Reporter

February 22, 2013

Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

            On January 31st the IB economics class led by Mr John Gangi at UNIS Hanoi introduced a new system to their “little economy.” Now the students are assigned jobs like the ba...

Standing desks introduced at UNIS

Minh Ngo, The Flame Reporter

January 29, 2013

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

Feeling tired of sitting all day at school? Do you know that, according to various research, if people prolong this habit, their lives will be shortened by two years?  Scary, isn't it? This is why Mr. Garland has introduced standing des...

“Doomsday” Comes and Goes

James Carpy, The Flame Reporter

January 11, 2013

Filed under Lifestyle, Top Stories

The world did not end on December 21, 2012. Another prediction proved wrong. The story started with claims that Nibiru, a supposed planet discovered by the Sumerians, was heading toward the Earth. This catastrophe was initially predicted for May 2003; but when nothing happened, the doomsday date was po...

Disney Buys LucasFilm

James Carpy, The Flame Reporter

January 10, 2013

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Star Wars creator George Lucas has sold his film production company Lucasfilm to The Walt Disney Company in a deal worth $4.05bn (£2.5bn). Mr. Lucas said: "For the past 35 years, one of my greatest pleasures has been t...

Under the Radar: Blast from the Past

Hiong Lin Tam, Flame Reporter, Off the Radar Columnist

December 6, 2012

Filed under Fashion & Beauty, Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

Quirky, cute and groovy are the fashion babes of the past, but lucky for us we don’t have to travel back in time to put on our high rised cow bells, or our go go boots and wave the peace sign at everybody because we’ve got...

UNITEES – Tees that Unite and Make a Change

Barbara Vu Thien, Flame Reporter

December 3, 2012

Filed under News, Student, Student Life, Top Stories

Bored with plain white t-shirts? Don’t have anything to wear to school? Well say no more because the UNIS microfinance group is creating UNITEES (get it? Unity, tees, UNIS… it’s pure genius). Hold on, you can also help ...

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