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Day in the Life: Paris

Day in the Life: Paris

By Kaity Berg, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

Did you ever wonder what is it like spending a semester at NYU Paris? Find out about a typical day at the abroad site.

Spring Break All Abroad

Spring Break All Abroad

By Carine Zambrano, Abroad Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

Check out some spring break destinations of students who are studying abroad.

‘The Red Turtle’ Director Discusses French Animation

‘The Red Turtle’ Director Discusses French Animation

By Rene Bennett, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The inaugural Animation First festival, hosted by the French Institute Alliance Française, featured a Q&A with "The Red Turtle" director Michel Dudok De Wit this past weekend.

Headscarf Laws Veil Systematic Discrimination

Headscarf Laws Veil Systematic Discrimination

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Policies in France, where discriminatory measures are backed by a hypocritical, quasi-rational idea of tradition.

Exposure | Take Me to Church

Exposure | Take Me to Church

By Anna Letson, Multimedia Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery

Religious buildings create a connect the dots map that shows you the spread of various religions, beliefs and empires across Europe and their lasting impacts.

Second Language Proficiency Must Be Required

Second Language Proficiency Must Be Required

By Jan Alex, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In order for American students to remain cultured in an increasingly interconnected world, the U.S. needs to take pro-active measures to increase the foreign language literacy of students. If we do not act fast, we will simply be left behind.

World Politics: The Spring of Closed Doors

World Politics: The Spring of Closed Doors

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Abroad, Features

In the political cacophony that has erupted during President Donald Trump's first 100 days in the White House, it's easy to get caught up — but it's important to stay aware of global politics as well.

‘Cezanne et Moi’ Brings to Life the Friendship of Two Great Artists

‘Cezanne et Moi’ Brings to Life the Friendship of Two Great Artists

By Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

A new French film follows the sometimes volatile relationship between the Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne and novelist Émile Zola.

Quiet and Contemplative, ‘Death of King Louis XIV’ Captures a Great Figure on Screen

Quiet and Contemplative, ‘Death of King Louis XIV’ Captures a Great Figure on Screen

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Albert Serra takes on the legacy of one of the loudest, most pompous kings in French history in new film "The Death of King Louis XIV" and makes it into a marvelously slow and quiet affair.

Isabelle Huppert Shines in ‘Things to Come’

Isabelle Huppert Shines in ‘Things to Come’

By Zach Martin, Editor at Large

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Mia Hansen-Love's new French drama "Things to Come" brings out the subtleties of heartbreak when one least expects it.

Paris: A Visit to Marvelous Marseille

Paris: A Visit to Marvelous Marseille

By Anne Cruz, Abroad Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

Abroad Editor Anne Cruz took some photos at Marseille.

French Secularism Loses Original Focus

French Secularism Loses Original Focus

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Laïcité clashes with the realities of modern day France and its growing Muslim community, and is increasingly being used to infringe upon the rights of Muslim citizens.

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