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Are Democratic Values at Risk? – HAY Festival Especial

A couple of weeks ago, Segovia’s streets swell with visitors attending the HAY Festival, an event that gathers diverse...

IE-Alumni Martin Gutmann on his Book, Before the UN Sustainable Development Goals

An IE University education clearly proves that a humanistic education can easily be blended with a business one. A recent...

SDG Club – The Unspoken Effect of War on Ukrainian Women

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, all social media platforms have been flooded with their respective broadcasts. Visuals of bombings,...

The Segovian Campus Feeling

"A personal account of what its like to be a student in a small town". Over the past couple of...

Campus

The Style at IE University: How do Students View their Dress Codes?

Dress codes can be controversial topics: some people swear by them, while others believe them to be restrictive. Yet, there is an unofficial dress code at IE.  I surveyed first-year IE students from Segovia, as well as interviewed some students to see what they think...

Commentary

Calorie Count on Staircases at the IE University Tower

As you enter the newly built IE Tower, you’re met with an inspiring, modern, and freeing design. The feeling can be almost overwhelmingly positive, as you breathe in the enthusiasm from the building and people around you. But then,...

Has Climate Activism Gone Too Far?

On October 14th of this year, tomato soup was thrown all over Van Gough’s famous Sunflowers. The two climate activists involved, Phoebe Plummer and Anna Holland, proceeded to glue their hands to the wall of the National Gallery in...

Society Is Moving Backward: U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

In an unprecedented ruling, the United States Supreme Court of Justice repealed Roe v. Wade, the historic 1973 ruling that established abortion as a constitutional right in the country up to 24 weeks of pregnancy. In addition, it also...

Columns

Should you obey immoral laws?

We have several options when a government passes an unjust law. We can obey it without trying to change it, we can obey it...

Rethinking Fast Fashion

Supply and demand is the simple yet determining factor of the global economy as we know it. Consumer demand dictates how much of a...

A few notes on the key themes of 2023

Like every new year, let's try to put down on paper, just as if they were simple notes, what today appears to be the...

Veto Power in the Security Council Should Be Abolished

The Security Council is a UN body charged with maintaining international peace and stability. As a result of its important mission, it has been...

It’s Time to Update Climate Terminology

The name of something holds a lot of power. It is the first impression of a concept; the initial introduction between a person and...

The Power of Why

What distinguishes us from other animals, whether a spider or the dog we share our house with, is our ability to constantly ask why....

Editorials

Biden’s New Supreme Court Nominee

During Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, he made a promise that when presented with the opportunity, he would nominate the first black woman to serve on the US Supreme Court....

The Stork Editorial Announcement: New Editor in Chief 2021

MADRID— Dear friends and readers, The pandemic challenged all of our team to go to new heights in order to keep students engaged. As much as it was a time...

News from Palestine, Israel & the Middle-East.

On September 22nd, the Palestinian Authority’s foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki announced that they will not chair the Arab League for the second part of 2020. Surprising? Not really. Palestine has...

Op-eds

China Has Reason to Support the Invasion of Ukraine

As Russia invades Ukraine, they face wide-scale international denunciation. The United States and Europe are among those who have enacted sanctions against Russia in response to the invasion, but...

Economic Implication of the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

Russia’s motives behind the Ukraine invasion can be analysed under different lenses. One of the most telling lenses looks past Russia’s cultural claims, as well as their fear of...

Small Actions Can Stop Climate Change

Climate change has recently been at the forefront of the public agenda, inviting the mass scrutiny of human activities that have been taken for granted. It has become abundantly...

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