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Xiaoao Dong: Do What You Love, Love What You Do

09/03/2014 18:25
    It is said that life is a trip and the world is a book; and those who do not travel read only a page. Coming from China, living in Austria and travelling all over the world, Xiaoao Dong is probably the best person to...

Our Weekly Ten: 10 Songs That Will Help with Writing Your Thesis

02/03/2014 11:51
The moment a lot of us were dreading has caught up with us, finishing students. Whether bachelors or masters, we can no longer hide under the blankets in our warm bed, dropping crumbs of crisps all over it and marathoning one TV show after another. Yes, it’s time to seriously...

One Shakespeare Please!

23/02/2014 17:15
Photo: Michal Lachkovič (By courtesy of ActofKAA) And on a crisp wintry evening they gathered to fill themselves with wonderful sensations created by theatrical art... and free sandwiches.     Certainly a lot of you saw the latest ActofKAA performance at the...

Books You'll Fall in Love With

12/02/2014 19:36
I have totally fallen in love. The object of my affection is not even a man because Detective Grant, the protagonist of Ben Aaronovitch's books is far too galling me to be attractive for me. All in all, the series Rivers of London in which he appears as the main character has...

A Tremendous Will To Learn and Teach: A Very Personal Response to Last Week's Conferences

06/02/2014 19:13
On 30 and 31 January, the Department of British and American Studies organized the 3rd Student Conference on Inter-American Studies and the 4th Triennial Conference in British and American Studies titled Humans, Humanity and the Humanities. As I was part of the support team, I’ll...

Top 10 Books for Winter Nights

26/01/2014 16:05
Photo: M Glasgow (via Flickr) The weather conditions outside are changing, and even if we aren’t so glad about this, winter has finally come. These long winter evenings seem to be a perfect time for you to get to know a few books in your cosy armchair or bed. Therefore, let’s...

Lin Ying-Jie: Most Europeans are open-minded, passionate and friendly

14/01/2014 18:03
Lin Ying-Jie during the National Day of Taiwan By her courtesy   Lin is an open-minded, extremely friendly and always cheerful Taiwanese girl who decided to spend one semester in Slovakia thanks to the Erasmus...

Curtis Did It Again!

03/01/2014 17:12
Review of About Time (2013), dir. Richard Curtis Photo: outnow.ch I sat in the cinema with no expectations whatsoever. I was glad to see my friend again after a long time and thought I would give the film a go. Be sure that I was pleasantly...

Our Weekly Ten: 10 Most Annoying Christmas Songs

23/12/2013 09:22
www.smashingmagazine.com We all knew Christmas is coming since... uhm, well, the end of September when the shopping centres started advertising lights, Santa hats and plastic coniferous things in all their weird shapes and sizes. I am most certain that you’ve spent most of...

Couchsurf the World

17/12/2013 19:51
Have you ever thought that an overnight stay in London, Berlin or Rome completely for free is possible? And that’s not even the best part of that. Apart from this, you can have a welcoming host who shows you the most secret places which you won’t find in a guidebook. From now on you...
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