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Take up The White Man’s Burden: “The blessings of civilization and progress to barbaric non-Western, non-Christian, non-white people”

What is the white man's burden nowadays? What is the mission of the white, Christian, Western man in a world made up of an infinite tapestry of cultures, traditions, religions, languages and beliefs? Why the white man is always right, and the rest is wrong? Why do democracies always have to be right even if they are not? 

Go Watch “The Society of The Snow”

The happy, aloof commercial contrasts perfectly with the chilling cries of the survivors, thereby emphasizing the pain that they were going through. The commercial even seems obnoxious, making you wonder how society can go on while allowing their horrific experience to continue.

De la indiferencia a la añoranza: Asturias a través de mis ojos

Sólo fue a través de la mirada de mis amigos, interesados por conocer Asturias, que fui capaz de ver todo desde otro punto de vista.

Saltburn: The infatuating obsession with Felix Catton

Obsession by definition is “the control of one’s thoughts by a continuous, powerful idea or feeling, or the idea or feeling itself”. But in this movie, we see a dangerous obsession becoming a reality. 

Henry Kissinger, Diplomatic Behemoth with a Controversial Legacy, Dies at 100

Henry Kissinger was a prominent figure in U.S. politics. His career spanned the terms of 12 U.S. presidents, in which time Kissinger operated as consultant, National Security Advisor, Secretary of State, and, briefly, as the head of the National Commission of Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. Following Kissinger's death on 29 November 2023, the Stork breaks down his significant influence over U.S. foreign affairs.

Unwrapping the Magic of Latin American Christmas Celebrations

Grab your cafecito and come along to learn about the holiday experience in Latin America

Social Media: An empowering tool for attention-craving narcissists.

Narcissism is on the rise and digital media has become a powerful tool to empower an attention-fame-craving society.

A Shift in International Student Mobility: Understanding the Choice of Europe.

Since the end of the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of international students traveling abroad for university has increased. Traditionally, the U.S. has been the number one destination for these students, but Europe is vying for this spot now. By interviewing IE students, The Stork explores students' reason for choosing Europe over the U.S.

The importance of Empathy in a divided world.

It is worth asking ourselves what this core value is and why it is relevant in bridging the gaps in our society. How does it influence social structures and promote mutual understanding, and what is the role of empathy in global politics when making decisions? Many argue that having empathy is not a concrete action to create social union and reduce polarization at the community and international levels. However, it is possible. 

Banned Knowledge

We all know the quote “Knowledge is power’’, and we all can acknowledge that most of our knowledge comes from literature and books. So what if that is banned? 

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Take up The White Man’s Burden: “The blessings of civilization and progress to barbaric non-Western, non-Christian, non-white people”

What is the white man's burden nowadays? What is the mission of the white, Christian, Western man in a world made up of an infinite tapestry of cultures, traditions, religions, languages and beliefs? Why the white man is always right, and the rest is wrong? Why do democracies always have to be right even if they are not? 

Spring Ball – What Can We Expect?

Prepare your fanciest attire, get ready for modern music by IE’s most loved DJs, and enjoy the upcoming Spring Ball. Here’s everything we know so far!

Albania Uses ChatGPT to Speed up EU Ascension Process 

On December 13, at the European Union Summit, news was delivered by Edi Rama regarding Albania's latest bid to speed up the country´s process...