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.
By Lucas Bonhomme Vazquez, EEB1, S7ENA. Whether it be representing Bolivia at school-organised MUNs, watching Peterson vs Zizek on YouTube, a pleasant classroom discussion initiated by your teacher or sitting on your favourite couch while spooning gluten-free vanilla ice-cream while the latest … Read More
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 the 13 Stars Editorial Board. On the 14th of February 2020 at every European, school pupils rally to protest for one cause. Cutting the emissions of each Very Highly … Read More
By Sveva Rembold, S2DE, European School of Varese. OUR VOICES COUNT – What would teenagers vote for if they could?
67% of students think the amount of work given differs than on normal school days, and of those 91% think the workload is too much. As a result, 52% report being more stressed with the new system.
Right now, while we all speak so much about corona virus, there are many other things happening around. One of these is the refugee crisis by the Greece and Turkish border. The suffering and hopes of refugees shouldn’t be neglected even during our current situation.
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