Category: Beyond the Moat

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The Flying Dutchman4 weeks

Mandril Political and Cultural Centre

Free space for creative expression, counter-cultural place of resistance in Maastricht.

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The Flying Dutchman4 weeks

Somewhere Over the Moat

We are not the only one: exploring the insights of the Mandril, many parallelisms were seen between life and idealism in the free culture zone and at UWC.

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The Flying Dutchman5 months

Pray for Them

Although the events are revolving unreported, the consequences and the impact on the lives of refugees is immense. This article is dedicated to my younger brother.

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Elijah DeRoche5 months

A Killer Behind Closed Doors

In the United States, prescription painkillers like OxyContin have been excessively produced, advertised and prescribed across the nation. This has led to a sharp rise in the number of opioids, and subsequently, heroin deaths in the nation as addiction fuels drug abuse skyrockets. Communities have seen their youth dying at the hands of these drugs, but in 2018 27 states brought pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma to court with lawsuits in relation to false advertisement and the drugs’ deadly consequences.

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The Flying Dutchman6 months

Senegalese Women in Leadership Positions

Step by step, ndanke ndanke, we can eradicate micro-machism and appreciate the job that women do.

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Elijah DeRoche7 months

The Truth About Privacy In The Digital Age

We live in an era in which our information is all saved, stored and spread digitally. The slightest breach could break way to major upheavals of our personal data and secret lives. Our generation has grown blind to our online presence and image, and must begin to consider the privacy and security of our data from prying individuals and powerful corporations.

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The Flying Dutchman8 months

What Even Is UWCSEA Anymore?

UWC Singapore student, Casper Øhlers, reflects on how the UWC values and mission are reflected in Dover campus and how to make the community better as a whole.

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Elijah DeRoche8 months

Why The World Is Better Than You Think

We are fed news about the horrors of the world daily. Massacres, famines and environmental disasters seem to be endless, as the world seemingly spirals out of control. However, we are actually living in the most environmentally friendly, peaceful and equal era in human history and must not let the present’s seemingly dire situation blind us from continuing this upward trend.

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The Flying Dutchman9 months

Li Po Chun United World College to Open Belt & Road Centre, Allying Itself with the Chinese Communist Party

Li Po Chun UWC's planned Belt and Road Centre allies the college with the Chinese Communist Party. The issue will be discussed at the UWC International's Board and Council meetings at the end of October in UWC Dilijan Armenia.

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The Flying Dutchman9 months

Response from Willie Heung, Director of Development at Li Po Chun United World College

The response of the development director at Li Po Chun United World College to the article "Li Po Chun United World College to Open Belt & Road Centre, Allying Itself with the Chinese Communist Party."