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On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

February 25, 2014


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Sydney Hospitality Minister George Souris announced that patrons of bars and nightclubs will be allowed to buy four drinks each night before the 3 a.m. alcohol curfew begins. Madrid Following a string of evictions in 2012, hundreds of thousands of vacated homes have recently sparked a black ...

On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

February 11, 2014


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Florence Businesses are beginning to take advantage of the large number of foreign students in Florence by putting them to work in carefully structured and beneficial internships. — The Florentine London London’s plans to change its underground transportation are expected to cause a loss of 650 jobs. There was a strike last week that disrupted public transportation, and another strike is planned for...

Men’s, women’s golf serve Madrid community

Men’s, women’s golf serve Madrid community

January 27, 2014


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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...

NYU Madrid students volunteer with non-profit group to help homeless

NYU Madrid students volunteer with non-profit group to help homeless

November 26, 2012


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MADRID — Five NYU Madrid students have been devoting a couple of hours each week to volunteer for Bokatas, a Madrid-based nonprofit organization funded by Caritas Parish Vicar Caritas I and Universidad Pontificia de Comillas. The NYU volunteers are among the more than one hundred volunteers in the...

Transportation strikes affect NYU Madrid students

Transportation strikes affect NYU Madrid students

October 19, 2012


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Weekly public transportation strikes, which have been occurring in Madrid since early September as a result of the austerity measures taken by the government, are continuing to affect the lives of NYU students in Madrid. The battle to avoid seeking a full bailout of Spain’s finances is a continual...

Barcelona already dominating La Liga

Barcelona already dominating La Liga

October 10, 2012


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La Liga includes two of the most historic clubs of all time and the two best players on the planet, but it is potentially Europe’s least competitive league. This year’s champion may have already been decided this past weekend, and the tournament is not even one-fifth completed. This year, F.C....

Spanish police, civilians clash in anti-austerity protest

Spanish police, civilians clash in anti-austerity protest

October 2, 2012


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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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