Category: Opinion

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The Flying Dutchman3 weeks

“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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Ivy Tirok4 months

Applicant Number 13276

His plan was simple: get admitted, learn, earn.

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The Flying Dutchman10 months

Dr. Victoria Mora, President Of UWC Armand Hammer, on Cheese and Liberty

On April 9th, 2018, Dr. Victoria Mora, President of UWC Armand Hammer, wrote an article published on LinkedIn called "Cheese and Liberty".

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Jeppe Damberg11 months

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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The Flying Dutchman12 months

UWC is Killing STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics do not seem to have a place in the brand of Kurt Hahn. At least not the way they are being interpreted and implemented now.

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The Flying Dutchman12 months

The Davis Scholar Program – A Brain Drain?

We must acknowledge the fact that thanks to the Davis Scholar Programme, UWC has become a direct feeder into the US college system. Indirectly, Davis creates a brain drain from the rest of the world.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

To Those Who Are Studious

At UWC we tend to frown upon those who are too studious. This opinion argues that we need them.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

A Letter to the Editors

Saskia Van Kampen, Head of Year at UWCM, writes in response to the paper's editorial on Friday Space.

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Diego Zubieta1 year

Reflecting on Gender Blender

The first day a huge crowd cheered for the monologues. Yet, the following two days just a fraction of that gathered for the events.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

Are Laptops Being Used Wisely In Classrooms?

"As debate rages about the dangers and implications of an over-reliance on technology in everyday life, there is one particular conversation that I had with a student a few years ago which remains imprinted in my memory."