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

  • 08 2017 May

    Féministe: The Art of Being “Selfish”

    Q&A with the founder of France’s first women and trans open mic.   Words by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank, photos by Teresa Suárez and Marie Rouge   For 26-year-old Eiram*, it was being called “selfish” by a middle-aged White...

  • 01 2017 May

    A Love Letter to Mumbai

    Words by Srushti Kamat, Illustrations by Dorothy Hoeft A calming chaos. An oxymoron. A voice. A faded memory. I have always been amazed at the ability of people to survive and thrive. I was born into a...

  • 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...

"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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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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