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Ethos World

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 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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If I close my eyes, a stream of images races through my mind, awakening all of the moments that I feared were slipping away as each day passed. In seconds, I flip through every face I can recall; each one front-of-mind just in time to crack a smile before the next one fills the space....

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My alternative to the traditional way of celebrating New Year's in New York. ...

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Anderberg: From California to Capetown

January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

"Change is evident here, but there is still a strong presence of government corruption, violence, HIV/AIDS, and economic inequality."...

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Operation: Protect the Nest

January 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

While living on the Greek island of Crete, Mackenzie Moran enjoyed a summer working for a conservation group aimed at monitoring and protecting Loggerhead sea turtle nests....

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On Broken Ground

January 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Not many get to witness the majesty of the Himalayas up close and in person. An even smaller fraction of those are in the region when a massive earthquake strikes....

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Coffee, Café, Kaffee

December 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

A comparison of the coffee and café culture of Eugene, Oregon; Vienna, Austria; and Segovia, Spain. The European habit of lingering over your beverage is contrasted with the American preference for a grab-and-go cup....

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