Sometimes there are magical moments, and last Saturday was one of those. When the sun goes down and darkness falls upon the place. And, with the night by our side, a microphone is turned on. Suddenly, eyes open, ears open, souls open... “I love you when you're singing that song and I got a lump … Continue reading Open Mic Magic
Can you provide some background information about yourself? I’m Julija, from Macedonia. I applied for UWC when I was in my second year of high school and was selected to go to UWC Mostar. Now I’m studying at the University of Florida. What has it been like studying in the US? Has it met your … Continue reading Interview with Julija
So, I happen to be working as a secretary in a cooperative and I also happen to be bored. Sitting all day in front of a laptop looking for research institutes for the cooperative is not fun and archiving documents is definitely far from the best way to spend my last weeks at home. Let … Continue reading A Zante
Dear DP1s, Time is flying and the reality that you're about to leave home and move abroad is beginning to hit. If you’re anything like we were, your nerves will be building, you’ll be packing and unpacking your bags, and looking at your flight tickets daily, trying to check and double check that you're really … Continue reading EMIS Packing Guide – Back and Better Than Ever
THIS IS A PERSONAL OPINION AND, AS IT HAS BEEN DEVELOPED AND EXPLAINED BY A YOUNG HUMAN BEING THAT KNOWS NOTHING ABOUT THE WORLD AND LESS ABOUT EXPRESSING HIS IDEAS; ERRORS AND IDEALISM CAN BE FOUND IN THE WORDS THAT FOLLOW. This last month has been a complete chaos. I guess I am not the … Continue reading Refugees Welcome
"Home is where your heart is" -Gaius Plinius. A very famous phrase I have heard in recent years, which is very wise. Home is the place where we were born and raised throughout our lives, where our heart is. Although my heart is in the place when I was born and grew up, it is … Continue reading Home is where your heart is.
Daimon. Δαίμον Daimon is the Greek derivative for the term demon. In this sense the term "demon" means "replete with knowledge." Daimons were considered to be guardian spirits, giving guidance and protection to the ones they watched over. (Urban DIctionary) Thursday mornings start too early. It doesn’t matter if you have Math class, or you might … Continue reading Daimon. Δαίμον.
“Here am I waiting I’ll have to leave soon Why am I holding on? We knew this day would come We knew it all along How did it come so fast?” (Maroon 5: Daylight) “Have me a good time, before my time is up” (Pitbull: Time Of Our Lives) “Closing time, time for you … Continue reading The Going Home Soundtrack
Hey there, It’s 2 o’clock in the morning and I am sitting and thinking outside of the school, on one of the swings. I just finished watching a romantic movie; “Love and other drugs”. Sometimes I feel romantic movies are a waste of time because they all end the same, but still, they are nice … Continue reading Letter To My Friends
Hello, dear readers. This year is the first year that I am not in Ukraine on the 9th of May. This date is not just important for me. This date has changed the history of our lives. This is the day of the victory of good over evil. This is the day of the victory … Continue reading The Mistakes of our History