The world in pictures: The World Press Photo Exhibition 2021

By Renata Konya The World Press Photo exhibition was held for the fourth time at the Hungarian National Museum. The often-shocking exhibition took place between September […]

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Pandora papers: the cost of apathy

By Thomas Gaterud The Pandora papers were leaked earlier this month, exposing the biggest financial scandal in centuries. It revealed how billionaires, monarchs, companies, and high-profile […]

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Brain Bar – a festival on the future

by Eszter Révész Budapest’s favorite festival, where the line-up includes politicians, writers, and climate activists, and the main stage welcomes heated debates, fresh thinking, and interactive […]

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Hungary’s hottest rising bands, bringing the most extravagant costumes and vibes to Budapest Park .

Hungary’s iconic and new-generation bands, Carson Coma and Csaknekedkislány are back to performing post lockdown. Their Budapest Park joint concert featured fan-favorite songs, their wacky humor […]

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Hungary re-introduces mandatory mask-wearing on public transport, but why did it take so long?

By Renata Konya From November 1, wearing a mask covering the nose and mouth on public transportation is mandatory due to the aggravating pandemic. The regulation […]

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COVID-19 in Hungary

By Eszter Horovitz On September 9, 2021, 345 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 and 3 people died of coronavirus-related complications. The number of new confirmed daily […]

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7 engagingly eclectic events not to miss in October.

by Eszter Révész Budapest offers a colorful palette of artistic events in the upcoming month, and even though the weather might make us want to stay […]

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“It is not about elimination but about re-use.”

By Maria Fiala. An interview with the owners of a zero-waste store in the city center. In the silent part of the center of Budapest, just […]

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The rapid victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan

By Thomas Gaterud Since early August 2021, the world’s attention has been focused on Afghanistan, where the Taliban was already securing victory after victory in its […]

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A global pandemic through the eyes of a medical student

By Eszter Révész “It is terrifying to go out to the world with this knowledge” – an interview with Bianka Luca Kis (22), a second-year medical […]

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Created by the Poor, Stolen by the Rich.

Opinion piece by Khashayar Fakouri and Faraz Bahabadi Real Madrid president Florentino Perez defended the idea of forming a new tournament which is called Super League […]

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7 types of people in a McDaniel Zoom class

By Raya Kanaan After a year and a half of McDaniel Zoom classes, I can say that I have seen my fair share of fellow students […]

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Zoom: the future of a better working world or the ultimate AI torture chamber?

By Bence Takács When COVID-19 first hit around Spring, 2020, some people felt that the migration of our professional and academic lives to digital platforms was […]

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The Venezuelan refugee crisis

By Renata Konya Venezuela has been in the spotlight of the international press for its political turmoil, socio-economic instability, and worsening humanitarian crisis. The current situation […]

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Myammar and the fatal fallback to military rule

By Eszter Révész The people of Myanmar have been fighting to regain their democracy since the military seized power back in February 2020. Mass protests have […]

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Why Swedish workplaces aren’t as equal as it’s portrayed

By Louise Sköld Boström Gender equality and Sweden go hand in hand, right? Well, Sweden’s good reputation regarding gender equality and it is one of the […]

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Managing anxiety and stress related to COVID-19

By Louise Sköld Boström Being stressed worried and anxious is a natural and understandable reaction. If we look at the predictors of how stressful things can […]

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Diets and climate change

How our diets can lead to climate change

By Renata Konya Human activity undeniably contributes to climate change and global warming. Human activity undeniably contributes to climate change and global warming. The basic activities […]

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Is Carbon capture coming along?

By Raya Kanaan Recycling is for all of us, hopefully, part of a routine. You have your papers, your plastics, your glass, and maybe if you […]

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Ebola outbreak in West Africa

By Eszter Révész While the world is still battling the Covid-19 pandemic, Guinea seems to have had an effective response to the recent Ebola virus outbreak. […]

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Battling a double whammy – mental health and Covid-19

By Louise Sköld Boström Covid-19 has undoubtedly affected people in several ways and this past year has taught us that mental health is no exception. Due […]

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Why do we need to support small businesses?

By Khashayar Fakouri As people around the world continue to face social distancing, lockdown and curfew, the economic impact of Covid-19 continues unabated with no let-up […]

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Pakistan protests against its own people

By Tanya Shabu Over thirty thousand people joined to protest in Karachi to display their anti- Shia sentiments, after certain Shia leaders made comments about historic […]

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Yemen: An Emergency within an Emergency

By Faraz Mhd  Yemen is the largest humanitarian crisis in the world – and children are dying and being robbed of their futures. Photo published by […]

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Trapped: Domestic Violence during Coronavirus Lockdown

By Helia Shahmohammadi Olksandra, a Ukrainian woman isolated in her home in Kyiv with her ex-husband and their two children, says the quiet war her husband was […]

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Tunisia & Corona: “The end of an era”

By Klai Iheb Forbes, an American business magazine founded in 1917 by B.C. Forbes, its head office is located on Fifth Avenue in New York. It has […]

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Numbers Don’t Lie? – Understanding Coronavirus Testing in the United States

By Bence Takács While many states are struggling to reopen their economies in the US during this highly politicized pandemic, one would think that in order […]

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International Travel

By David Chen It is summer and in normal circumstances, a vacation would be a preferable choice for most people. However, ever since the pandemic outbreak, […]

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Trump Cuts Ties with WHO: “China has total control over the organisation”

By Klai Iheb Donald Trump announced the end of the US relationship with the World Health Organization. In April, the administration suspended the funds the United States […]

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Arriving to study in Hungary for international students

The Local Lowdown for Non-EU Students Studying in Hungary

By Niel Casas On March of 2020, the European Union banned all non-essential travel to non-EU visitors. Within the EU, internal border restrictions were enacted, suspending […]

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Covid Ushers in New Ways in the Hungarian Insurance Industry

By Bence Takács The Coronavirus pandemic in Hungary has also infected insurance companies, forcing the sector to accelerate digital developments in the industry. While these changes […]

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Non-Lethal Weaponry can be Deadly

By Tyler Wood Protests over the killing of George Floyd have been going on since May 26 in the USA, since then police have been heavily […]

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Getting around in Budapest

Getting Around Town as Budapest Opens Up

By David Chen With the infection rate of Covid-19 having been on a general downward spiral in Hungary for several weeks, on June 16 the Hungarian […]

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