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A collection of stories from Ethos staff members traveling around the world.

  • 20 2017 February

    A Conversation

    Words by Srushti Kamat, Photos by Kaylee Domzalski, Illustrations by Dorothy Hoeft Take a moment to sit by Columbia Hall on 13th Avenue. Become immersed in the ebb and flow of student life. Now pause. Zoom...

  • 06 2017 February

    Building Nepal’s Future

    Words by Erin Coates, Photos by Hetta Hansen   Moving across the world to pursue a master’s degree in sustainable architecture was not an easy decision for Dristi Manandhar. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake had just...

  • 29 2017 January

    A Refugee’s Journey Across Seas

    Words by Mara Welty, Photos by Natalie Hardwicke   Ali Turki Ali, a Syrian refugee, stands in front of Lane Community College. His eyes gleam as he spots his brother and two nephews turn the...

A London Rapper’s Quest to Build a Legacy

September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shaeem Wright sits in the garden behind his West London home on a balmy summer night. The trees sway with the soft breeze as a train comes screeching to a stop at the nearby White City tube station. Wright enjoys a spliff with a friend as they celebrate the completion of his fourth EP, Cosmos/Genesis....

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Words by Jordyn Brown, Photo provided by Creative Commons   The terrorist attacks that occurred on November 13th, 2015 will mark a day Paris will never forget. These events sent a shockwave through the entire world, even though all of us were unaware of the aftershock that would follow for the next year. Since the...

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“'If I had read a job description saying that you were going to go to Senegal to build bathrooms for two years, I’m not sure how I would have felt about it.'"...

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Seven Things to Know Before You Go Overseas

June 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

A guide for that trip abroad. ...

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"The Singaporean long distance runner staggered over the finish line, placed 211th, and clocked 2:37:33. Soh failed to qualify for the Olympics. At least for now."...

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What Morocco Taught Me About America

June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

"'You must know that not all Muslims are bad,' he said before getting out of the cab. I gave an unconvincing response, trying to express sympathy for his fears and let him know that like many Americans, I believe that Muslims are friendly and peaceful."...

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"Whether or not the vote, set for June 23, is a precipice remains to be seen. Meanwhile, as the layers unfold and the Brexit vote draws near, I can’t help but think of the music that ushered me into the harsh Scottish terrain in 2015 – The Temptations’ 'Ball of Confusion'."...

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Faces of a Crisis: Germany’s refugees

April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ethos foreign correspondent Aliya Hall explores the lives of refugees navigating life in Germany....

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