It’s All About The Music

ECLA’s musical activities include individual voice lessons, choir, dance project and also learning to play instruments. This new student project invites all those interested in learning to play an instrument to meet every week in ECLA’s Music Room for lessons with a few students skilled in guitar and piano. Who hasn’t dreamt of being a

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Dance Project at ECLA

The word ‘dance’ generally conjures ideas of human movement used as a form of expression, social interaction or presented in a spiritual or performance setting. The art of dance comes from the ancient times, when it was also used to describe non-verbal means of communicaton between humans. This Spring ECLA students have the opportunity to

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ZYXT – Creativity at ECLA

If you enjoy writing creatively, then you will surely enjoy ZYXT. The ECLA literary magazine was launched on the Web this term and preparations for its second issue are already underway. The inspiration behind the initiative is the fairytale gold fish that can fulfil only three wishes – thus, the editorial team wishes that libraries

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Simple Poetry

“He questioned softly why I failed? ‘For beauty’, I replied. ‘And I for truth’, – the two are one;” (Emily Dickinson, I Died for Beauty) The Yellow House (home of ECLA’s President Laurent Boetsch and his wife Elizabeth) hosted our community again, for what is now a tradition at ECLA –Poetry Night. Students selected and

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Winter Break at ECLA

The winter break is over and the ECLA community is back on track to learn about the art and literature of the Florentine Renaissance. The students and staff had three weeks of exciting winter holidays, which brought new experiences and allowed everyone to explore Berlin, Germany or foreign countries. A lot of students travelled back

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Students, Faculty and Admin Come Together for ECLA Week

The days leading up to ECLA week were full of preparations: late night essay writing, the purchasing of book making and gardening supplies, sign-up lists for special workshops and concerts, debate and choir rehearsals, campaigning for student-delegate candidates and Annual Conference themes and football practice. The faculty/student football/soccer showdown received special attention and inspiration from

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Trick or Treat

In the final minutes of the witching hour, after the “scary” film screening on Friday, it seemed that Halloween was over at ECLA. But the real trick or treat came with Saturday’s unexpected party held by a few students calling themselves “The Horror Committee”. In spite of the short notice, students and faculty alike managed

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