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News Greece » Culture: Greek life is part of Syracuse’s larger cultural problem

News channel or source: https://www.nunesmagician.com/2018/4/19/17255774/greek-life-is-part-of-syracuse-larger-cultural-problem-theta-tau-college-campuses
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

I’ll start by saying this is not intended to be some broad takedown of Greek life at Syracuse. This blog has a long history of being fairly anti-Greek life, and there are good reasons for that, shaped by a combination of personal experiences, the public ...

News Greece » Culture: OECD: Greek Schools Need More Autonomy, Accountability

News channel or source: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2018/04/20/oecd-greek-schools-need-more-autonomy-accountability/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

“Building on international best practices, reforms should consider more autonomy for schools and school principals, a solid accountability framework, and a culture based on evaluation,” said Gabriela Ramos, OECD Chief of Staff and Head of the OECD ...

News Greece » Culture: Orion Township Public Library celebrates Greek culture at spring fundraiser

News channel or source: http://www.theoaklandpress.com/lifestyle/20180419/orion-township-public-library-celebrates-greek-culture-at-spring-fundraiser
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The Levendes band will perform at the Passport to Spring Greece cultural fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Orion Township Library, 825 Joslyn Road. “We are thrilled to have the Levendes with us at Passport to Spring and bring the ...

News Greece » Culture: Valeska Grisebach's 'Western' is a broodingly intelligent drama of culture clash

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-western-review-20180419-story.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Written and directed by the gifted Valeska Grisebach, the movie follows a group of German construction workers into a remote stretch of Bulgarian countryside, near the Greek border ... Beyond their shared interest in cultural dislocation and 21st-century ...

News Greece » Culture: Turkey Targeting Greece - Again

News channel or source: https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/12199/turkey-targeting-greece-again
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The Greek media, however, reported that according to witnesses ... with whom we speak the same language and share the same culture, is separate from us. To take an interest in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Crimea, Karabakh, Bosnia and other brotherly regions is ...

News Greece » Culture: Greek Vocalist Maria Farantouri Performs at Carnegie Hall May 12

News channel or source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Greek-Vocalist-Maria-Farantouri-Performs-at-Carnegie-Hall-May-12-20180419
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The President of Greek Democracy, Mr. Constantine Stephanopoulos, recognizing Maria Farantouri's contribution to Greek culture and music, awarded her in 2004 with the Gold Cross of the Order of the Phoenix. In 2014, she was awarded with the "Premier Tenco ...

News Greece » Culture: CWCBExpo, Presenter of Marijuana Conventions, Discusses Cannabis Culture and Its Ancient Roots

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/cwcbexpo-presenter-marijuana-conventions-discusses-193100411.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Cannabis and Culture After ancient civilizations discovered cannabis ... Cannabis was also used as an ingredient in holy incense in ancient Judea and an oracle in ancient Greece used marijuana as part of a religious experience to commune with the dead.

News Greece » Culture: Syracuse University newspaper: School has ‘toxic Greek environment’ as new fraternity scandal erupts

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2018/04/19/syracuse-university-newspaper-school-has-toxic-greek-environment-as-new-fraternity-scandal-erupts/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Syracuse University students are calling on school officials to do more to address a “toxic Greek environment” after revelations ... a campus that is reflecting on a deeper, pervasive cultural issue that reached a tipping point after The Daily Orange ...

News Greece » Culture: Cal Poly suspends Greek System on campus

News channel or source: http://www.keyt.com/news/san-luis-obispo-county/cal-poly-suspends-the-greek-system-on-campus/730984383
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The University’s Media Relations Director says Greek culture is broken and this is an opportunity to pause and reset. “I understand like why they’re doing it but at the same time I think it’s a little unfair to the students who have paid their dues ...