Diversity is a good thing, or so it would seem. IE University boasts an international reputation for attracting some of the brightest minds from all corners of the globe, and putting them all together in a classroom to think, philosophize, learn, and grow. But with all these different cultures, nationalities, and languages colliding, what happens to the inevitable potential for conflict? Is it true that a whole shipment of international students can arrive in Spain and seamlessly fit in with Spanish nationals also seeking their higher education?
The electoral process came to a culmination on Friday, March 22nd at the Spring Ball, where Team Red was announced to have won the spot for next year’s Student Government. However, in the brief window of 23 days, what actually did happen, both in and out of the public’s eye?
On May 21, Greece held its legislative elections. The party led by Kyriákos Mitsotákis, New Democracy (Νέας Δημοκρατίας), emerged as the frontrunner, securing 40.8% of the total vote. In contrast, the left-wing Syriza party received 20.1%, while the Socialist Pasok party garnered 11.7% and the Communists KKE secured 7.1%. Despite New Democracy being in the lead, the party fell short of obtaining the required majority of 45% of the votes. As a result, they claimed 146 seats in Parliament, which is five seats below the threshold of 151 needed for a parliamentary majority.
Sudan is a republic in northeastern Africa between Egypt and Eritrea, bordering the Red Sea. The country often suffers from natural disasters due to extreme weather conditions such as droughts and natural hazards. In addition, Sudan is plagued with an unstable government and an economic crisis. On April 23, conflict broke out between two armed forces groups in Sudan.