Tags: Culture

Iraq, 20 Years Later

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.

Humza Yousaf: Scotland’s First Minister

Humza Yousaf is the first Muslim head of government of a Western European nation. The 37-year-old Yousaf was sworn in on Wednesday, March 29.

Worldwide cuisine: 4 of Madrid’s finest and most affordable restaurants

One of IE’s best elements is its international experience. To the many international students, living abroad in Spain, meeting students from all over the...

Paint n’ Sip at the Terrific Wine Gogh in Madrid

Paint n' Sip? Paint and sip is a relatively new concept that, from what I have seen, became big during the pandemic. Many people went...

The Art of the Weekend Trip

There comes a time in every university student’s life when you begin to feel lost at sea. The path seems to continue with no...

ARCOmadrid 2023

Between February 22 and 26, art enthusiasts and collectors from around the world came to Madrid for the 42nd edition of ARCO, the Madrid International Contemporary Art Fair. The event is one of the most prominent contemporary art fairs in Spain and has been showcasing cutting-edge works of art since its opening in 1982.

The De-Africanization of Spain

The process that has been given the name “de-Africanization” refers to the denial of the relationship between Africa and Spain across centuries. Antumi explained that it also alludes to the avoiding of responsibility for slavery and colonial crimes of the past.

Our approach to diversity needs to evolve

Instead of focusing on the percentage of a demographic group in a given context, we need to focus on the barriers that the group faces. Our work is done when all those barriers are removed, not when quotas artificially increase representation.

The Grim Reality for Afghan Women Under the Taliban

After returning to power in Afghanistan in 2021, the Taliban, contrary to their initial statements, have consistently restricted women's rights. There are restrictions for women to work in many industries. In some of them, women are completely banned. Girls are also no longer allowed to attend middle and high school.

Charrúa: A must-try restaurant for meat lovers 

To all the meat lovers at IE, if you have not been to Charrúa yet, be sure to make it your next restaurant destination!  Charrúa...

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IE Ukraine Club: Strengthening the IE Community

The IE Ukraine Club is a thriving community within IE University, driven by a shared passion for Ukrainian culture, history, and technology. Our mission is to create an inclusive space where both Ukrainian and international students can come together to explore, appreciate, and celebrate Ukraine through various engaging activities and events.

Should America sell its air to keep the world speaking English?

Will Mandarin soon take English’s place? Will we soon live in a Mandarin speaking world symbolic of China’s succesful economic triumph over the US? This is a reality that America avidly fights to prevent, but should we?

Should art be socially responsible?

Adding messages that most people find reprehensible may make viewing, reading or listening to a piece of art less entertaining. This could also reduce the money its creators make from it. Whatever the case, this view suggests that art should be socially responsible only insofar as this helps the artist achieve the aims for which the piece was created.