Category Reportage

Why did the chicken cross the road?

The presence of humor can be traced back to thousands, or possibly millions of years. Even though humor and laughter are related, they are not synonymous. Therefore, humor is a cognitive process, which (not always) leads to laughter, whereas laughter is an activity that is experienced through a humorous stimulus [1]. Thus, in this article, […]

Covid-19 crisis in France: the day after

The covid-19 crisis, that reared its ugly head in Europe in the month of March 2020, is now celebrating its birthday: we all remember that time when, for the first time in mankind’s history, lockdown measures were enacted a bit everywhere around the globe, in a climate of intense fear due to the outbreak of […]

Being a Volunteer during the Pandemic

The situation we live in has been changing the way we are used to communicating, learn, and even how to behave outdoors. It has also worsened social inequalities. Due to the outbreak of the pandemic, all sectors were affected globally and were forced to take measures. Volunteering was no different. This sector was also heavily […]

The “Green Feeling”: Envy, is it Friend, or Foe?

“Then the queen was shocked and turned yellow and green with envy. From that hour, whenever she looked at Snow White, her heart heaved in her breast, she hated the girl so much. And envy and pride grew higher and higher in her heart like a weed, so that she had no peace day or […]

Sexual Education: “The System is Broken because we are not Educated on These Things”

Sexual education is a very frequent taboo. With the implementation of a pilot program to implement sexual education in schools as an optional class, the Macedonian government is taking the next step in this battle of disinformation. VOICES was on the field to understand how the lack of proper sexual education may impact youngsters in […]

Kiril Markovski – A Strong Spirit on Two Wheels

The 22-year-old Macedonian cyclist Kiril Markovski became the national champion of Macedonia in Cyclo-Cross. He is one of the promising talents of the cyclist sport in Macedonia. While sports like handball, basketball and – especially since the Macedonian national team qualified itself for the European Championship 2021 – football are widely established and followed by […]

“Voices” of young people for 15 years

The magazine, designed to break stereotypes in society, was created in December 2006 in cooperation between VCS and the high school “Dr. Pance Karagjozov”. Our ideals are the same as at the end of 2006 when we published the first issue of “Voices” magazine. In a much more modest version, but with a powerful message: […]

Social media makes us less social

The longest running study of all time gives us the answer to an essential life question. What makes a good life?

Bee grateful!

“If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live.” Maurice Maeterlinck, The Life of the Bee

THE DARK FUTURE OF CHOCOLATE

“Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.” ― Jo Brand
According to several studies, the existence of chocolate is in jeopardy due to the soaring demand and the dwindling supply from the cocoa agriculture sector. Imagine having your last bite of chocolate. Forever.

How J. Marion Sims became the “Father of modern Gynecology”

Nowadays called the “Father of modern Gynecology”, J. Marion Sims is praised by some and despised by others. The core of the polemic? Experimenting surgeries in enslaved black women without anesthesia in the 19th century.