Before a new physician can practice medicine, they take what is known as the Hippocratic Oath. Named after Hippocrates, the Ancient Greek Physician, the oath enumerates a number of ethics codes that are summarized as “first, do no harm.” Munjal Shah utilized this popular concept to name his new Healthcare Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool; Hippocratic AI.
Last week, the university’s management team and BIR office revealed that all language classes next semester will take place only once a week for third-year students, for a grand total of 15 sessions per semester. The management team, content with the idea of slicing our linguistic progress in half, argues that they are “freeing up time” for us to focus on other things. Not only is the premise of that statement flawed, but it fails to consider the repercussions of the change.
On April 15 at 9 a.m., a flight departed from southern Saudi Arabia (KSA) and arrived in Yemen’s capital city of Sana’a. 120 passengers were on the flight, yet it is the type of people aboard that is significant, rather than the number. These passengers were 120 Houthi rebels who had been held by Saudi Arabia as prisoners of war.
March 2023 marked 20 years since the invasion of Iraq. Since US troops entered the country two decades ago, Iraq has been plagued with ineffective economic institutions, social unrest and political instability.
On Thursday, March 23, UEFA announced that they would open an investigation into Spanish soccer team FC Barcelona, and what has become known as the “Negreira Case.” The announcement is huge for Spanish soccer and sports in general, and could have dire consequences for the club.
Irene is a Dual Degree student in Business Administration and International Relations. She was born in Barcelona, and also lived in Detroit and Bonn. She is currently a news writer for the Stork, and often covers Global Affairs and politics.
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.