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

  • 17 2017 April

    American Qur’an: Cultural Understanding Through Art

    Words by Iago Bojczuk, Photos by Will Nielsen   In recent months, Islamophobia and hate crimes against muslims in the United States have soared to their highest levels since the terrorist attack on the World Trade...

  • 06 2017 April

    Olympic Impact: Brazil’s cultural legacy following the Games in Rio

    Words by Iago Bojczuk and Illustrations by Erick Wonderly From the top of Corcovado hill, Christ the Redeemer towered over Rio de Janeiro as athletes from around the world arrived in Brazil for the event...

  • 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...

"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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And now, a word from our alumni: Mat Wolf

April 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is the second part in Ethos’ three-part series in which alumni of the magazine share memories of their time here. CNN International staffer Mat Wolf writes on coming to the j-school at the University of Oregon, his Ethos story on a white supremacist cell in eastern Oregon, and moving to the Middle East to report on the so-called Islamic State.  MY SHORT BUT DENSE JOURNALISM...

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Weaving Two Worlds: Morocco and Afghanistan

April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Having returned to the site of her gap year before college, Negina Pirzad sees the country of Morocco through her memories of the past, along with a new, present-day lens....

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The vibrant history of the Serras family in Mataró, Spain, contextualizes life in the Franco Era. ...

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"I traded in my headscarf for a hair straightener. I straddled two different versions of myself for the next eight months, until my mom found a photo of me on Google images."...

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The realities of war, poverty and destruction often lose their impact as tragedy covers the headlines every day. Maybe we have a coping mechanism to block the constant horrors out. But University Theatre’s “Scorched” changes that perception, framing a broad crisis in an intimate lens. The story follows Simon and Janine, twins who are left...

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McGovern: Comedy at the Karl Marx Theater

February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s Saturday night in Havana, Cuba. I’m standing with an American friend outside the Karl Marx Theatre trying to find illegally scalped tickets to a sold-out stand-up comedy show. Our guide, Alberto González Rivero, a man who has directly interpreted for Fidel Castro, wanders through the stylish crowd looking for dealers. Our cab driver patiently...

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