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International holiday desserts to try in the city

International holiday desserts to try in the city

By Kendall Levison, Dining Editor

December 8, 2015


Filed under Dining, Features

Celebrate the holidays with these international treats.

The birds and the beekeepers star in Italian coming of age film

The birds and the beekeepers star in Italian coming of age film

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

A small-town family of beekeepers in Italy confronts the lure of reality television when a production crew rolls into town. Alice Rohrwacher's film "The Wonders" tells the charming coming-of-age story of a young teenage girl who must face the changes coming over her town and herself.

Women’s basketball takes competition to Italy

By Michael Thompson, Staff Writer

August 28, 2015


Filed under Sports

The NYU women's basketball team takes a trip to Italy.

In gap year, student blogs about worldwide travels

In gap year, student blogs about worldwide travels

By Anna Ferkingstad, Contributing Writer

September 2, 2014


Filed under Features

Gallatin sophomore Morgan Noll takes a semester off to travel around from Italy to Southeast Asia.

Vittorio’s Razor: Soccer styles emblematic of human rationale

Vittorio’s Razor: Soccer styles emblematic of human rationale

May 1, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

  Nereo Rocco, a famous Italian soccer coach and part-time philosopher from the 1960s, once said “Dal lunedì al venerdì i xe olandesi, poi la domenica tutti indrìo e si salvi chi può.” When translated to English, these words of Triestine wisdom read: “From Monday to Friday, everyo...

Scientific Society: Phony Stem Cell Treatment Plagues Italy’s Reputation

Scientific Society: Phony Stem Cell Treatment Plagues Italy’s Reputation

April 30, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Stamina Foundation in Italy has provided a phony stem cell treatment since 2006, claiming that it can cure a variety of neurodegenerative disease, including Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and rare genetic conditions in children. Finally, after a four-year investigation, a public prosecutor ha...

Vittorio’s Razor: European nations should embrace EU membership and the Euro

Vittorio’s Razor: European nations should embrace EU membership and the Euro

April 17, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The 2008 financial crisis revealed cracks in the economies of many European nations. The countries may not have known of the problems or did not feel urgency to address them prior to the collapse, but circumstances eventually rendered the problems unavoidable. As weaker European economies suffered in 20...

Panini bar offers Italian imported sandwiches, soups

Panini bar offers Italian imported sandwiches, soups

April 15, 2014


Filed under Dining, Features

ar located at 1 W. Eighth St., offers customers delicious and authentic Italian cuisine. During its first month open, the quaint and welcoming restaurant has received excellent reviews from its customers. If you are near campus and in the mood for outstanding Italian food, La Panineria has a wide ...

Renzi must show resolve as Italian prime minister

Renzi must show resolve as Italian prime minister

February 19, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta presented his formal resignation to President Giorgio Napolitano on Feb. 14 after less than a year in office. Three days later, Matteo Renzi, a member of the same party — The Partito Democratico — received a mandate to form a new government. This turn of eve...

Berlusconi leaving politics will not help Italy

Berlusconi leaving politics will not help Italy

November 12, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Silvio Berlusconi is a personality. In the United States, he is best known for his antics and scandals. He is currently in proceedings for four different trials, has been tried on 21 previous occasions and, on Aug. 1, his sentence for imprisonment because of tax evasion was confirmed. Berlusconi has...

U.S. surveillance causes problems with allies

U.S. surveillance causes problems with allies

October 24, 2013


Filed under Opinion

United States espionage programs are compromising foreign relations with our allies. According to a White House statement released Wednesday, President Obama spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel by phone, vehemently denying allegations that the United States has been monitoring her phone calls. Obama...

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