Category: Opinion

Why UWC Confessions Are Toxic

Does these “confessions” serve as evidence of anything? I believe that they are albeit too vague and much too uninhibited to be considered reliable.

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Are we really doing what we can?

Two instances that highlight the need for reflection are also the most memorable events of our December month: YES conference and the Brie Mathers Presentation.

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Why Did We Pay Her?

Only when a man entered the stage, the boys listened. This shows how gender issues are ever present, and that there is a demand for conversation regarding feminism. Just not Brie’s talk.

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A Masterly Musical

The Rocky Horror Show was a bold choice by the directors of the musical.

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Brie Did Matter

Jeppe Damberg shares his take on Brie Mathers’ session on masculinity.

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Time to Apply

But university doesn’t have to be the height of our existence, in the same way that UWC doesn’t have to.

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A Tribute to Dabbing

A pupil I teach and whose opinion I highly respect commented last week, somewhat morosely no less, that the dab is being phased out, that it has served its purpose, and that like the fidget spinner and bottle flip challenge before it, is no longer a fixation with idle students in the atrium.

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The Ghost of Christmas Past

It is soon December and that means St. Nicholas is back with Zwarte Piet, his Moorish servant.

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Gossip, Reputation and the UWC Values

How can we all stand as ambassadors for a movement promoting understanding, acceptance and diversity when we, ourselves, act in opposition?

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The Right Package

“It seems that every choice we make concerning our education comes down to a cost-benefit analysis, a price tag with a clear value written out on it.”

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