Category: Beyond the Moat

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The Flying Dutchman3 weeks

A Couch to Sleep on

From Homer’s poems to tourism in a globalised world: the evolution of hospitality, through the Caucasus and UWC.

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The Flying Dutchman3 weeks

Why Gap Years Matter

Reasons why you should consider taking a gap year.

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The Flying Dutchman3 months

Food is my National Identity

Food as a union of people, nations and culture.

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The Flying Dutchman5 months

Mandril Political and Cultural Centre

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

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The Flying Dutchman5 months

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 Dutchman8 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 DeRoche9 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 Dutchman10 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 DeRoche10 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 Dutchman11 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.