By Elžbieta Janušauskaitė, Graduate of Climate Academy, EEB2. We are the middle children of a lost generation, with no great war and no great depression. — This, however, is not … Read More
BY Mariella O’CURNEEN. EEB4. S6ENB. Edited by Filip KALAPISH. EEB4. S7DEA. The latest survey question on the 13stars Instagram account was very simple. Just two words with a yes or … Read More
By Jules Pye, Graduate of Climate Academy, EEB2. We all have two biological parents, without which, nothing would have got started at all. During our childhood they most often become … Read More
BY Mariella O’CURNEEN. EEB4. S6ENB What do you think is more important: A) more clothes of lesser quality OR B) fewer clothes of higher quality? So, why should you invest … Read More
By Vappu Väänänen, Graduate of Climate Academy, EEB2. In the late 20th and the 21st century we, the homo sapiens, have adapted a mindless consumerist lifestyle in the very highly … Read More
By László Molnárfi (Adapted from an essay for Geography), EEB1, S7HUA. With careless ease, the Greek and Turkish authorities have treated stranded migrants as pawns of a chessboard on the stage of international world politics, resulting in atrocities along the border. On the verge of this new crisis, it is up to those in charge, such as leaders of the European Union, to act humanely. In the past, this has not always happened to the fullest possible extent. By studying past mistakes, such as the 2015 European migrant crisis, perhaps humanity can do better in the future. So, what is the way forward for European leaders on dealing with this crisis, and what were these past mistakes?
Living an eco-friendly lifestyle in a home called Boskanter: A very small, humble and modest house; a bit rudimentary looking to the outsider, who has just left his modern apartment in downtown Brussels. Inside we meet some of the other inhabitants and are immediately sucked into their feeling of community – wrapped by an authentic feeling of homeliness, belonging and safety.
For young people desperately looking to world leaders to properly deal with the climate crisis, there was a lot of optimism and media coverage around the 2015 Paris Agreement. However, it fell short of being a decisive step that would have enabled courts to take legal action to mitigate climate change.
By the CoSup (László MOLNÁRFI EEB1, Martina LALOVA EEB1, Filip KALAPISH EEB4).
On the 15th-17th of April 2020, the Board of Governors will reconvene through video conference to decide, among other things, on measures to take for the 2019-2020 European Baccalaureate session to ensure its fairness and integrity, after suspending classes in situ in March of 2020 until the Coronavirus crisis abates. What is the best decision to take?
BY Mariella O’CURNEEN. EEB4. S6ENB Every few weeks 13Stars will do a survey on a certain topic, as a way to get its readers involved in the content of the … Read More