Debating in Berlin

Recently, there have been efforts to form a debate club at Bard College Berlin. A group of students have come together for this purpose and have collectively joined their talents and previous debating experience to produce a new trend among our community. The enthusiasm surrounding the initiation of the college’s own debate club motivated me

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

This summer as I was visiting friends and family in the UK, I had the delight of watching Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at Oxford’s famous bookshop Blackwell. The play was very interesting to me because it dealt with themes relating to the scientific practices of the early modern period––themes I had recently come across

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Turkish Markets in Berlin

I have been fascinated with the concept of bazaars since my childhood. Growing up in Pakistan, my mother used to go to the Sunday market – otherwise known as the farmer’s market – and buy loads of fresh vegetables and fruits. Our house was known for the variety of fruits and food items that my

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There is rosemary

I have recently come back from a few weeks of summer vacation to find scarcely populated student dormitories. Buildings that echoed students coming in and out during the academic year stand now quietly during summer break. Amidst these buildings lie the solemn yet green lawns that provide a necessary escape from the hustle and bustle

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