Last July, our contributor Milena Parotti was interviewed by Giulia Calvi, one of the editors and contributors of The Password, a newspaper managed by student volunteers at the University of Turin.
How are young people living this summer in various parts of Europe? We interviewed some of our collaborators to find out…
Félicien Kabuga was arrested on May 16th, 2020. During the ‘90s he spread hatred and funded violent actions against the Tutsi minority.
The Danish TV series “Borgen” (2010) narrates the fictional story of Birgitte Nyborg, the first female Danish prime minister in the series’ universe. Borgen offers a new perspective on stereotypical female and male leadership styles. How? Let us look at the first two episodes of the series, when Nyborg wins the elections and forms a coalition government.
Today we are talking about a delicious dish, especially recommended for cheese lovers…The exquisite fondue!
Iceland – a small island sandwiched between Greenland and the European continent, famous for hot springs, vikings, and volcanoes.
If you were to ask any EU citizen born before the fall of the Berlin Wall about the anthem of Europe, it’s likely that you’d get very different answers depending on their origin. If, for example, that citizen were Spanish, they may call to mind a song by rocker Miguel Ríos that has something to do with Europe, Beethoven, and the idea of brotherhood between human beings. Perhaps someone from a different country would recall a song or melody that also has something to do with Beethoven, and with peace and respect between brothers, although they may not be able to recall why. These testimonies help explain the European Anthem and of the anthem of the European Union; why they are what they are and how they have come to define our identity.
We will talk about early marriage, at such an age when full physical and psychological development is not yet reached. Unfortunately, it is still a widespread phenomenon worldwide and it affects both girls and boys, contrary to popular belief.
My brother and I had to take a flight from Lyon to Rome. However because of our chronic forgetfulness, doubled in this case, we only thought about it 4 days before. We went to see what the cheapest flight was, a 70 Euro Easyjet flight. We decided to wait, as we had other things to do. We returned on the afternoon 3 days before the flight: 95 Euros. A little annoyed, we decided to take it, but only after having eaten. We returned and the cost had gone up to 105 Euros after only an hour.
In the 70s, being slim was trendy. The 80s saw the spread of a dangerous illness: obesity. At the same time, technology became an important part of everyday life, encompassing both the workplace and family life. Simultaneously, gyms have always stayed important.