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The Ladraa Episode

Was the decision to object the talk justified?

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The P Word

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

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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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Where Does Apathy End and Action Begin?

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

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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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If (Youth) Mayors Ruled the World

by Cesar Almeida, United World College Maastricht January 30th, 2019 Take a moment to think about what the sentence implies. In the first instance, it may seem like a utopian…

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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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#WhereIsLodewijk?

In hopes that this letter will be a starting point of a wider, bottom-up conversation about the importance of community, collaboration, transparency and integrity.

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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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Applicant Number 13276

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

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