Can one man change the world?

Do not roll your eyes just yet, even though you might have guessed who I am referring to in the title of this post. Last Tuesday (for the people hiding in their caves) Barack Obama was officially sworn in as the new president of the USA. Except for the larger scale and magnificence of […]

Obama is president!

The headline speaks for itself…

Have you voted yet?

I haven’t really talked much about voting. And that is strange because one of the first things I was asked by the (numerous) people that walk around campus doing different stuff was: Have you registered to vote yet? Unfortunately, I had to disappoint them each time, saying I was not American (but apparently look […]

Fall and Halloween

When Americans do something, they go all the way. This Friday, it was Halloween (gallery here) and there was nowhere to go, should one feel like avoiding it all. Already during the morning, people were wearing their costumes — on campus. And one of my students was actually a little freaked out by […]