Festival of Lights

The buildings in Berlin can still afford a touch of animation this week, as winter is just about to take over their facades and soon enough, passers-by will prefer warmth to colour. Because ECLA students hardly know the buildings in the first place, it would be a long stretch to say that the Festival of

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GESCHAFFT! ECLA’s Student Community Life Coordinator Alissa Burmeister Runs the Berlin Marathon

ECLA’s Student Community Life Coordinator Alissa Burmeister joined 39,999 runners from around the world for the 33rd Berlin Marathon on Sunday, September 24th 2006. Assistant to the President Tomaz Cebasek spoke with her the next day. Hello Alissa and congratulations! The finish line of yesterday’s run was as far away as they get. What does

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ECLA Choir Visits Local Children’s Home

Sarah Paleologu, who directs the ECLA Choir, surprised her vocalists this Winter by including some simple  childrens’ songs in the holiday season’s repertoire.  The one-line canons like ‘London’s Burning’, which are based on simple repeated harmonies,  made perfect sense, however, when the choir recently visited Sonnenhof (English: sunny courtyard), a home for children with incurable diseases.  Volunteer workers, children and staff of the

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