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Madrid: Home Away from Home

Madrid: Home Away from Home

Abigail Weinberg, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Housing

If you’re going abroad, you’ll hear it said time and time again: living with a host family is the best way to immerse yourself in a different culture while learning a new language. For the past month, I’ve lived in Madrid with an older couple and their 29-year-old daughter, and my constant interactions...

Identity Politics Ring True at KJCC

Identity Politics Ring True at KJCC

Maria Jose Lavandera, Contributing Writer
February 6
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Pablo Delano takes an unflinching look at the colonialist history of Puerto Rico's relationship with the United States in his exhibit "Museum of the Old Colony" at NYU's King Juan Carlos I Center.

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Madrid: Silencio Sobre Trump?

Madrid: Silencio Sobre Trump?

Abigail Weinberg, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Abroad, FEATURES, TOP STORIES

Abigail Weinberg talks about adjusting to Madrid reflects on keeping silent in a harsh political climate.

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Eat Spain Up! Spices Up Campus

Eat Spain Up! Spices Up Campus

Taylor Nicole Rogers, Dining Editor
October 31
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

Steinhardt graduate student and Fulbright scholar Gloria Rodriguez brought the flavors of her native Spain to campus last week through a week long series of events entitled Eat Spain Up.

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Men’s, women’s golf serve Madrid community

Men’s, women’s golf serve Madrid community

January 27
Filed under SPORTS

This January, the NYU men’s and women’s golf teams took a trip to Spain to prepare for the upcoming season. The trip, which lasted from Jan. 4 to 14, included both athletic training and community service. As part of the teams’ service commitment, the golfers worked with “También,” a...

Nationality should not define who we are

February 22
Filed under OPINION

Every student abroad has to continuously answer the question: Where are you from? Here in Spain, the question is, “¿De dónde eres?” There is not one simple answer to that question. Instead, the question should be, “De dónde te sientes?” which means, “From where do you have a sense of belonging?”...

Exhibit displays Guernica as city of peace

Exhibit displays Guernica as city of peace

October 4
Filed under FEATURES

Seventy-four years later, it is still difficult to understand the full impact of the bombing of the Spanish city, Gernika. The 1937 bombing that killed hundreds during the Spanish Civil War is the focal point of NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center’s current exhibit, “The Bombing of Gernika...

When the dream of Independence becomes a nightmare

When the dream of Independence becomes a nightmare

October 4
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

Independence — it stands before men who dream of glory, trapped in the conflagration of macabre, but who charge nonetheless for the dream of it. In the jungles of Vietnam, it was the Viet Cong inundating from the trees in the legendary Tet Offensive, throwing their lives to the roar of gunfire for...

Supporting independence movement through sports

Supporting independence movement through sports

October 3
Filed under OPINION

LONDON — At Temple Pier in central London, English-accented Spanish and Catalan cheers echo down the Thames every Saturday night. The cheers in question emanate from Bar&Co, where the Penya Blaugrana London, a group of supporters group for the football — known as soccer in the United States —...

Spanish police, civilians clash in anti-austerity protest

Spanish police, civilians clash in anti-austerity protest

October 2
Filed under NEWS

MADRID — Tens of thousands of people participated in a demonstration last week, calling for new elections and protesting the austerity measures in Spain. Spain is currently experiencing a high unemployment rate of 25 percent. Among the youth and population of more southern regions, this rate has...

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