Current Affairs Archives College Budapest

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Batwa: The perpetual victims of tribal conflict in Rwanda

By Mubarak Aliyu   After the tragic genocide in Rwanda, ethnicity is a subject that still shapes the political conversation and policy making in the country. […]

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Pedophilia – the last taboo

By Sofie Holler Thomassen   Taboos have existed throughout history and across cultures. Taboo’s function as forbidden behaviours whose perpetrators, if caught, fear the most severe […]

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Facebook and You

By Tomer Mashiah   In the last few weeks we have seen Facebook shares plummet. This is due to a loophole in 3rd party agreements, a […]

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Swedish DJ and Producer Avicii dies at 28

By Aleksa Aleksic Swedish DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, died at age 28 on Friday, April 20. Avicii’s publicist released the statement: “It is with […]

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EPL winter transfer window – two records and a virtuoso exchange

By Bogdan Radchenko   It would seem that January is never a good time for clubs sign new players. All teams with our exception are keen […]

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A Human we can be Proud of!

By Aleksa Aleksic Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, Inc. is a man that is saving humanity’s “face” in these dark times. Dictatorship in N. Korea, […]

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The Trouble in Syria

By Briana Gomez For the past week tensions between Israel and Iran have escalated. Normally these tensions would be some type of ‘cold war’ nuclear threats, […]

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To rent or not to rent

By Bridget Daley An indispensable component of life is a place to call home; in Budapest, apartment prospects continue to diminish as rental prices steadily increase. […]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday, what a deal!

By Aleksa Aleksic We were blessed by incredible discounts and cursed with terribly long queues on Friday, November 24, on what was the famous unofficial American […]

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The truth behind the DJ Mag: Top 100 DJs polls

By Dan Bolboceanu Summer’s long gone and the countdown to the next summer festivals has started, and the cold winds and rains are upon us, with […]

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The Harvey Weinstein case breaks a societal taboo

By Marine Quesada   Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have probably heard of the storm that’s taken Hollywood over the past few weeks. […]

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China’s movies step up to counter Hollywood

By Aleksa Aleksic   When it comes to action movies, Hollywood jumps or springs to mind. We may mock Bollywood’s thrill flicks and joke about Nigerian […]

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Ryanair flights continue to be cancelled amid threat of pilots unionizing

By Katrina Hier 400,000 more Ryanair passengers will be affected through March 2018, with the newest flight cancellations announced in the last week of September. This […]

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Hugh Hefner, the man who had heaven on earth, checks out of the Playboy Mansion

By Aleksa Aleksic   Hugh Hefner, founder of the world famous adult magazine Playboy, has died at the age of 91. He passed away peacefully in […]

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White is the new blue of metro line 3

By Paula Enevoldsen   In Budapest there is not much to complain about  in terms of public transportation, it is usually quite good in comparison with […]

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Trexit: The Brexit-style U.S. election

By A. Reza Donald Trump’s stunning triumph in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was the most shocking political event of the year. The man who was […]

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The U.S. presidential debates analysis & media

By A. Reza The first and second U.S. presidential debates between then Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton in late September and early […]

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Bad Spanish romance in Paris – PSG vs. FCB

By Mihai Damascan My girlfriend asked what we were going to do for Valentine’s Day on Tuesday. I did not hesitate and simply asked whether she […]

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Tony Blair sparks fury over anti-Brexit speech

By Bridget Daley Former UK PM Tony Blair made an anti-Brexit speech urging Remain voters to join him in opposing Brexit, and suggesting a cross-party movement […]

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Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, was assassinated at the Kuala Lumpur airport on Monday.

Obituary: Kim Jong-nam By Maxim LeFleur Once thought to be the successor of Kim Jong-il in leading the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kim Jong-nam spent […]

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CEU Finance Program featured at McDaniel College Budapest

by Maxim LeFleur   Central European University (CEU)’s MSc in Finance Program was presented to the students of McDaniel College Budapest, on Tuesday, February 19th. The […]

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The rich kids of London

by Emmanuel K-Olaye   The revving of super-priced, hyper-fast cars in the streets of London announces the arrival of the new generation of social media savvy, […]

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Vice Media’s cutting-edge Viceland takes us deep down into ‘Bompton’

  By Ming Huang   An in-depth look into the hottest new vice documentary Vice Media is a Canada based magazine and website publishing company focused […]

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China’s Lantern Festival is here to light up the night

  By Sherry Jin   The Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the 1st lunar month (this year falling on February 22), had become a […]

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Chinese soft power in the Year of the Monkey

  By Chelsey Chen and Maxim LeFleur   The 2016 Chinese New Year occurred on February 8 Last week marked the beginning of the Year of […]

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Happy Chinese New Year!

  BySherry Jin Chinese New Year, one of the most important days in China and one which is steeped in ancient tradition, is a day of […]

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Trudeau’s gender-balanced cabinet

  By Youmna Benmaymoun   Canada’s newly elected Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has been making headlines for the last few days and there is a legitimate […]

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The fracking truth about the game-changing new gas extraction method

  By Hannah Graziano   Fracking has become an increasingly popular form of gas production that has revolutionized the US oil and gas industry, allowing it […]

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“HONY”

  By Júlia Klinger The idea of Humans of New York, – HONY-, was started in the summer of 2010 by a guy named Brandon Stanton, […]

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FALL SEMESTER – 2015 Course Offerings

MAJOR COURSES (Any course may be taken as an elective if there are no prerequisites or a student has satisfied them.)   McDaniel Plan Designation                                                                   […]

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Anti-semitic and racist abuse raises questions about the direction of football in England

  By Samuel Oluwafemi The recent racist and anti-semitic chants by fans of two notable London clubs have shown that the ball to kick racism out […]

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We love migrants parts: let’s get it started in here!

  For the past several months, Hungary has been at the forefront of the immigration topic. With an anti-immigration Prime Minister and extremist right wing parties, […]

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