Category: Featured

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The Flying Dutchman11 months

Open Letter to my Firsties

My gaze shifts and I stare out of the tiny window to my left, I see the sun slowly sinking beneath the clouds and I start to think about the country I left behind.

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The Flying Dutchman12 months

Pigs in a Cave

Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” depicts the journey out of the cave in order to come face to face with our ignorance.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

“Deeper Purpose”: Lessons for a High-Flying Dutchman

The answer to this ‘how’, I’d wager, can be found in his driving sense of purpose. Yes, ‘purpose’. An innocuous word, I know. Just two simple syllables. Yet right now, by which I mean today, aujourd’hui, hoy, vandaag, there is no single more important word in the English language.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

Mostar Marches

On 8th March, International Women's Day, students of UWCiM ''rose-filled'' Mostar by marching for ''emancipation and empowerment of womxn regardless of their ethnic background''.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

Why Mensa food is great

Are the complaints about the food quality in Mensa reasonable? The opinion of a teacher.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

Youth for Climate

On the 7th of February students from the whole of the Netherlands gathered in the Haag to protest for a sustainable future. More than a hundred students from UWCM joined the protest.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

The Ladraa Episode

Was the decision to object the talk justified?

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

The P Word

Pendejo/a: (noun) Shameless or despicable person. S. coward, stupid, motherfucker.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

The THIMUN 2019 Experience

From January 27th to February 1st of this year, sixteen UWC Maastricht students had the privilege to attend one of the largest Model United Nations conferences in the world. “The Hague Model United Nations” took place in The Hague, Netherlands for some five full days. Attendance numbered up to 3500 participants from all over the world, including UWC South East Asia (Dover Campus).

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Ivy Tirok1 year

Where Does Apathy End and Action Begin?

Reflecting on the Terror Attack in Nairobi, Kenya on the 15th of January 2019.