By Arianna Pearlstein Trigger warning: This article discusses eating disorders, specifically anorexia nervosa, which some may find distressing. However, if you feel you are struggling with an eating disorder, please scroll to the end of this article for several resources. Imagine, there is a loud buzzing noise in your head.
By Guillermo Cardenas In his 2009 speech in Cairo, Barack Obama mentioned Cordoba: “Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance. We see it in the history of Andalusia and Cordoba during the Inquisition”. Obama used al-Andalus as proof of the tradition of tolerance of Islam. In the context of the
By Tom van der Meij Look around you. Look at the phone in your hand or the laptop on your table, the lightbulbs that enlighten your walls and furniture, the machinery in your kitchen. Look outside, at the street lighting, cars, people with headphones, airplanes, billboards. Think of the things
By Hannah Vonberg Sustainability as a concept is becoming more and more prominent in our society. It is commonly defined as ‘meet[ing] the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs,’ and closely tied to climate change and our way of consuming.
By Georgia Aimilia (Aimilina) Sarafi As part of my internship with the Amnesty International Student Group in the Hague, I wanted to explore whether incentivising the production of artivism through a prized art contest targeting students in the Hague would reenergise youth community engagement in international politics that may have
By Doga Mehter What synonyms come to mind when you think of happiness, a word with numerous connotations? The color yellow, spring, flowers, laughing and sparks all around us? Happiness is sought and chased after in a never-ending cycle of ‘if I finish this…’ or ‘if I achieve this…’ Happiness
By Tom van der Meij A couple of months ago, The Guardian asked prominent British writers how they coped with the Corona crisis and the lockdown the United Kingdom found itself in at the time. Celebrated novelist Julian Barnes wrote that he had found pleasure indulging himself in the movies