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The Art of Walking

Do you know how many types of lamps are lighting the Freedom Bridge? How many wing-beats do pigeons to fly away when you step among them? Did you know that two joyful putti decorate the façade of the building at the entrance of the new Vaci street, and one of them is showing his back? That between the Freedom Bridge and the Chain Bridge tourists can spend their money in 18 different souvenirs shops? Did you know that Charles XII of Sweden took a rest in Budapest during his long journey back home, and that there is a memorial tablet in the city center reminding us this event? That there is a blurred Serbian inscription on the building next to the House of the General Assembly of Budapest? And do you know who is that horizontally challenged soldier confidently standing in Zrínyi street?

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Diary of a CEU-er: Finals!

Perhaps (at least) 70% of CEU students had a similar schedule.

10 days. Around 13,000 words.

Day 1: I still got plenty of time! I can spend a few hours watching “Two and a Half Men” and posting on friends’ facebook walls!

1 cup of coffee, 2 energy drinks, 4 hours of sleep, 2 meals, 100 words (more…)

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Spam Wars!

It saddens me, as a member of the CEU community, to notice, what seems to be, a cease-fire between the forces of CEU pro- and anti-spammers. It has been a while since we received one of those e-mails from the active members of our community courageously standing up against the never-ending flow of spam e-mails. Unlike these selfless warriors I have always appreciated the opportunity to learn about job openings, dance classes, new social groups and great apartment deals. I always empathize with a fellow student who lost a USB stick, library books and other precious stuff. However, what I enjoy most is reading the reaction of anti-spammers. (more…)

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As some of you may know, a CEU student was recently diagnosed with a serious and long-term health condition.  As soon as his situation became known to the student body there was an outpouring of support from concerned students and staff asking how they could help.  One effort was a charity concert organized by CEU’s Center for Arts and Culture, with a special performance by Lesní zvěř http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lesni-zver/201688184969#!/pages/Lesni-zver/201688184969?v=info.

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