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Put in work during winter break

Put in work during winter break

By Luke Vest

December 11, 2014

Winter break is a great time to relax after the stress of finals, providing a way to get your mind off of school. During the semester, there is not as much time as we would like to pursue  our own personal endeavors, and while it is important to rest during break and let your mind recover after a lon...

Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

Esma — great grandmother of Sebnem Ozkan, outreach coordinator at the European Union Center — was a Turkish woman who was forced to flee Greece with her five children.

By Brittney Nadler

May 7, 2014

Her name was Eleni, and she was just a toddler when she and her siblings fled Turkey barefoot with everything they could carry during the forced migration of the early 1920s. With her brother at her side, disguised as a girl so the Turks wouldn’t take him, they set off toward boats that were sent to...