Category: Editorials

The Kitchen and I

by Titus Kalksma, UWCM 16th of December, 2022  The kitchen: the holy grail of food, communal living, and warm memories. But for me, as a floor rep, the bane of…

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People, Nations, Cultures, and Social Media

“UWC uses education to unite people, nations, and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.”

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The EU Needs UWC in 2019

With the European project at a crossroads, UWC students in Europe will have a role to play in the upcoming election of the European Parliament.

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A Lack of Disagreement and Ideological Diversity in Our Community

UWC appears to be the epitome of diversity, but a survey at UWCM proves that our ideologies are, across the board, very similar.

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What Role, If Any, Does UWC Play In Ensuring Healthy Living?

In spite of the gratitude we allot to the school for providing as comfortable space as possible, it is important to question with how much regard fitness and the nutritious value of the food we consume are treated.

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UWCs Must Not Neglect Socioeconomic Diversity

Do we neglect to focus on economic diversity? The vagueness of UWC Strategy 2018 and Beyond concerning this topic suggests so.

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A is for Algorithm

Only three UWCs offer Computer Science. This needs to change if the movement is to prepare students to face the economic challenges of the future.

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We Can Have a Greater Impact

Though alumni are zealous defenders of UWC values, our Movement lacks coherency in its political ambitions. To achieve political impact, we must first acknowledge that our movement is, in fact, a political movement.

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Inequality in School Materials

"The result at many UWC have been the reliance on so-called ‘inheritances’. Some students are lucky enough to have the latest Collegeboard SAT book or the new History Study Guide from Cambridge passed down to them from a graduating second-year."

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Economic Integrity in UWC Funding

In the macroeconomic context of our times, however, the economic integrity of the money that we receive as UWC from the Hoegh family appears controversial and raises several questions on what type of funding we should accept as a organization that aims to further a sustainable future.

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