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Tunes for the ”New Normal”

By Faraz More than a year has passed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and the restrictions and lockdowns that came with it. But still, […]

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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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Hidden board games on the shelves that are worth giving a chance

By Eszter Révész There has been a surge in the popularity of board games during the pandemic since people suddenly had more time to spend with […]

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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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Travelling back in time in the historic city of Yazd.

By Faraz Bahabadi A living testimony to intelligent use of limited resources in the desert for Survival. The historic city of Yazd, A UNESCO world heritage, […]

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Catching up with The Crown – Season 1 Review

Laith Abdulhadi takes us back to Season 1 of the much-talked-about Netflix series, also offering an opportunity for newcomers to board the Royal train. After watching […]

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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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Budget friendly recipe – Tomato soup and Grilled cheese

By Raya Kanaan If you’re a vegetarian student who loves food and is on a budget, then this one is for you! I’ve often struggled to […]

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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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Has the coronavirus pandemic helped our environment?

By Raya Kanaan If you do a quick Google search of articles that talk about the positive outcomes of the pandemic, you end up scrolling through […]

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As coronavirus death toll reaches 500,000, US reaches pivotal moment.

By Khashayar Fakouri As of Monday, February 22, 2021, COVID-19 had claimed more than 500,000 lives in one of the most developed countries in the world. […]

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The Hun: the first Hungarian superhero movie

By Eszter Révész At the end of last year, the trailer of the first Hungarian superhero movie was released, and it has left us with so […]

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What is blockchain technology and how is it related to bitcoin?

By Khashayar Fakouri The concept of blockchain started gaining relevance in 2008 when bitcoin, the king of digital currencies, used this technology to store information about […]

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Will institutional investment in bitcoin become a new strategy for corporations?

By Bence Takács Dubbed as a fairer financial system and an alternative to government fiat currency; bitcoin has been reaching new heights, as corporations are starting […]

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A journey into uncertainty: In commemoration of the deportation of Swabians from Budakalász

By Renata Kónya Seventy-five years ago, nearly two hundred thousand of our compatriots were expelled from Hungary. Families split, relationships broke up, young adults were left […]

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CURTIZ, the pleasant surprise I did not expect.

Film producer Tamás Yvan Topolánszky on taking on the legendary Hungarian film icon, Michael Curtiz, director of Casablanca, and countless other cinema classics. By Mária Fiala […]

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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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The Musou community, a matriarchy in the 21st century

By Renata Konya In today’s world, matriarchal communities where women rule still exist, even though we do not hear much about them, Traditions and customs are […]

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Residential wood heaters and air pollution

By Bence Takács Residential wood heaters are one of the biggest sources of air pollution in Hungary. According to the European Environment Agency, outdoor air pollution […]

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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 Recycling is no longer enough and how to live plastic free

By Maria Fiala We all create waste – it is absolutely natural even though it goes against nature in every single way. For most of us, […]

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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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Tájékoztató és hozzájáruló nyilatkozat

Tájékoztató és hozzájáruló nyilatkozat   Kijelentem, hogy a McDaniel College Budapest (a COLLEGE INTERNATIONAL Kft. mint fenntartó), mint adatkezelő által, az Európai Parlament és a Tanács […]

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Cyberpunk 2077: CD Project Red’s next masterpiece?

By Faraz Bahabadi All Photos are published on Cyberpunk.net. CD Project Red’s, a company that gave us the phenomenal Witcher trilogy and made a lot of […]

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The Last Fiction: Amazing animation bringing Iranian mythology to the screen

By Faraz Bahabadi Made and funded independently by Hoorakhsh Studios, the story is based on the story of Zahhak, a ruthless foreign ruler who has taken […]

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Why Dune is going to be an instant classic ?

By Faraz Bahabadi All Photos published by Vanityfair Denis Villeneuve, one of the best directors, working today on a next movie, which is going to be […]

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