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Yellowstone: A Wild Ride Through America’s Racial Frontier

Yellowstone, a TV series that is set in the countryside of Montana, specifically the national park of Yellowstone, portrays the modern battle of the old game between Cowboys and Native Americans. It’s a tale as old as time, or at least as old as colonialism, where the land is the ultimate prize and everyone else is just a pawn in the game.

The Power of Language: How Language Shapes People, Culture, and Politics

We are limited to what we can verbalise through language; we cannot give meaning to something without the use of language. Thus, our perception of the world is intricately tied to this tool of communication that humanity has devised. 

A Bittersweet Ending: The 2024 Oscars Ceremony

The 2024 Oscars Ceremony brought about much excitement for fans of the film industry, but also acknowledged the state of the world today through the movies represented on the Oscars' stage.

The Legal & Political Aspects of the Israel-Hamas Conflict

As the conflict between Israel and Hamas continues in Gaza, putting civilian lives at grave risk, the UN Security Council and its permanent members have continuously failed to pass legal solutions to temper and dissolve the situation. The Stork breaks down recent developments in two of these members, the United States and the United Kingdom, that will impact the conflict in the near future.

A Journey of 15,000 Animals Rescued in Ukraine

In a world divided by conflict, it is difficult to find any slice of good. However, there are many underrated heroes that remain unnoticed by the public eye. The Stork celebrates some of these heroes, who put themselves at risk everyday to save animals in danger during the Ukrainian war, victims that are often forgotten.

One Hit Wonder?: Bangladesh’s Shaky Economic Future

How many times have you looked at the tag of a piece of clothing in a store and saw “Made in Bangladesh”? From producing things like T-shirts to jeans to many other simple clothing apparels, the country has been applauded by the international community for the way it has harnessed the power of the industry to employ millions of people, especially women, and drastically reduce extreme poverty domestically.

How Will the Super Tuesday Primary Elections Affect the US Presidential Race?

The Stork reflects on Super Tuesday results during the presidential primaries in the US and what they mean for the candidates.

The Death of Alexei Navalny is Not the Death of His Dream for Russia

The Stork breaks down the events surrounding Alexei Navalny's death leading up to his funeral on 1 March 2024, as well as his wife Yulia Navalnaya's conviction to keep his spirit alive.

How to Get Over Flight Anxiety

For some, the thought of stepping on an airplane is nauseating, no matter how many times you do it. Flight anxiety also known as aerophobia is a common anxiety that many people face. Here are some tips to help on your next trip!

Your Boycotts Won’t Stop Unfair Labour

You have power as a consumer, but only when you use all your resources. It’s important to think about who feels better from your personal boycott: the child you aim to help, or yourself?

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Yellowstone: A Wild Ride Through America’s Racial Frontier

Yellowstone, a TV series that is set in the countryside of Montana, specifically the national park of Yellowstone, portrays the modern battle of the old game between Cowboys and Native Americans. It’s a tale as old as time, or at least as old as colonialism, where the land is the ultimate prize and everyone else is just a pawn in the game.

Deadliest ISIS Attack on European Soil

What do both ISIS and Russia have in common? The intuitive answer might be nothing besides the killings and attacks on innocent civilians. That was until the Moscow attack took place on March 22nd.

A Missing Chapter: Women and Science

Women’s role in science has been discussed for over centuries, with opinions ranging from “burn them at the stake” to “they are just as intellectually capable as men”. But have you ever thought about how science has been treating women?