Aug 28

Art All Night by Miranda Macaulay Miller (A’20)

by heatherbarry

As I reach the end of my internship at the Arts and Culture program of the Middle East Institute (MEI), I have been thinking a lot about the intersection of the arts and policy, and more specifically the intersection of arts and policy making in the Middle East.

Aug 24

Boundaries and Borders by Dawson Stout (A’21)

by tuftsigl

The search for some post work-out fuel led our ravenous collective of volunteers to the falafel shop down the road from home. The food is cheap, delicious, and the Lebanese owners, previous residents of the camp, offer a friendly welcome to refugees and volunteers alike.

Aug 23

A Fortuitous Encounter – Johnstown Exploratory Journalism Project by Carlos Irisarri (A’21)

by tuftsigl

This summer, myself and two of my classmates, Arjun and Elliot, traveled to Johnstown, PA to get a better understanding a city facing out-migration from former industrial hubs.

Aug 23

Summer’s End by Taylor Lewis (A’21)

by tuftsigl

This week marks my tenth and final week at the Albert Einstein Institution (AEI). My time spent working with Executive Director and nonviolent resistance scholar Jamila Raqib has been truly wonderful.

Aug 22

Trouble in Paradise: The Nightmare Continues for Refugees in Greece by Lomax Turner (A’21)

by tuftsigl

Walking through Vathy, the hub of Samos, Greece, I feel like a tourist in a picturesque Greek postcard. Boutiques and stores filled with organic products line the narrow, cobblestone streets, making it easy to forget about last night’s stabbing in the food queue.

Aug 19

A Summer in Belgrade Well Spent by Noah Zussman (A’20)

by tuftsigl

Though I am writing this blog post on American soil, I already wish I was back in Belgrade, eating cevapi while overlooking the Sava river. It is hard to believe that my time in Belgrade has come to an end, yet I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity and experience I had.