Our Student at McGill

 “By hard work, all things increase and grow.” – motto of McGill University Emma Hovi is spending her Third Year at McGill University studying history and environment and reports about the student movement at the hosting institution. In planning my third year of the ECLA BA programme, I wanted to use this opportunity to tailor a

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Christmas Celebration at ECLA

On December 4th the whole ECLA community gathered for the traditional Christmas celebration, which included a performance of the ECLA choir and a festive dinner. Already in the days prior to the celebration, Christmas trees and colorful decorations had made their way into each of the buildings on the campus, including the cafeteria and student

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‘Tis the Season to be Jolly

In Berlin, even before snow sets in and the decorations are put up, holiday spirit abounds. You can go to your friendly neighborhood supermarket in November and see a bevy of seasonal sweet treats like: Stollen, Lebkuchen, Pfeffernüsse and Spekulatius. Christmas markets must be the most anticipated holiday fixture in the city, which seem to fill up every

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Christmas Baking

It’s that time of the year again—the time of pomegranates, peanuts, and these tiny baby oranges that seem to have a thousand different names, which has so far led to quite a few heated lunch break discussions. December has started, and what would have been a better way to begin it than with a Christmas

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“Toonite”: Animated Shorts Screening

On Friday, November 18th, ECLA students organized a screening of short animation films called “TOONite”. The evening presented us with the challenge and pleasure of revisiting the perspective of a child, questioning our normal conception of reality and imagination. Thanks to the organizers, Jelena Ðjokic and Irina Stelea, we traveled to different parts of the

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