In Argentina, one of the most pressing issues in women’s rights is abortion. Those in favor of legalizing abortion are fighting for aborto legal, seguro y gratis (legalized, secure and free abortion). Sept.
SEVILLE, Spain — Students, teachers and parents protested Oct. 24 against cuts and reforms to the education system in Spain.
Cheesy enchiladas. Hot and spicy fajitas. Crispy hard shell tacos. These are the staples of Latin American cuisine, right? Not so, says cooking instructor and local food writer Sandra Gutierrez, who recently released her second cookbook, “Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina.” In fact, the type of enchilada Americans chow down on is very different from a Guatemalan enchilada, which is actually a tostada topped with peas, cabbage and a vibrant beet slaw.
More than 72 percent of Elon students study abroad at least once during their college experience.
Costa Rica beats USA soccer team in September, but game remains under investigation due to game day antics10/1/13 5:35pm
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — The United States men’s National soccer team suffered a loss to Costa Rica Sept.
Elon's Center for the Arts welcomed the Kenyan Safari Acrobats on Sept. 24 to perform their routine of breathtaking stunts, comedy, and audience participation set to the heart-pounding music of the Kenyan Safari.
MADRID — The selection between Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo to host the 2020 Olympics was fraught with controversy this year, as each city currently faces economic, political or environmental troubles. The dispute continued with the recent announcement that Japan, still recovering from nuclear disaster, won the International Olympic Committee’s vote Sept.
BUENOS AIRES — Officials from Argentina’s past military regime face sentencing this week for crimes against humanity under the Escuela de Mecanica de la Armada (ESMA) trial. In 1976, a military junta, or military run government, seized power in Argentina and for the next seven years carried out the National Reorganization Process, a period of state terrorism against left-wing guerrillas, political activists and anyone believed to be associated with socialism.
LONDON — In World War I, more than 90,000 soldiers died from chemical gases. Their deaths tended to be horrific, and they were often drawn out and painful.
As new additions have come to campus this summer, there have also been changes in the surrounding community. Super G Mart, an international grocery store, is located on W.
Local politicians are divided over military action in Syria. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) endorsed military action in Syria on August 28: "It is time for the United States and our NATO allies to take necessary, punitive military action against the Syrian regime and send a clear signal to its leadership, and others in the region who may be contemplating using weapons of this nature, that there are consequences for these actions." Sen.
Christine Fortner — Kenya During my time in Kenya, I spent nine weeks teaching in a local school, working in an orphanage and living with a host family.
BEIJING — Last February, the South China Morning Post released a report written by Raymond Li that the Chinese government had convicted more than 50 individuals for corruption on football related issues.
SEVILLE — Two weeks after the solemn Holy Week in Seville commences a grand celebration that brings Spaniards together for a week of festivities. Starting Monday, April 15 at midnight, Feria de Abril officially begins the moment the main structure—la puerta— lights up the fairgrounds.
ISTANBUL — Despite major education initiatives and social reformations since the time of Ataturk, many girls in Turkey still do not receive an education. Mustafa Kemal, now better known as Ataturk, or “Father of Turks,” is credited with founding the modern Republic of Turkey and was the first president of Turkey.
Preparations for Margaret Thatcher's funeral are underway. The ceremony for the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom will be a ceremonial funeral with military honors. The funeral is Wednesday at 11 a.m.
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died Monday at the age of 87 following a stroke. Thatcher was the first and only woman prime minister of the United Kingdom and led Britain from 1979 to 1990. Many referred to Thatcher as "The Iron Lady" for her personal and political conviction. [div class="alignright"] [/div] Current British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed his sorrow on Twitter stating "We have lost a great leader, a great Prime Minister, and a great Briton." Thatcher visited Elon University back in 1995 when the school called Elon College.
Air pollution in China, especially in the capital city of Beijing, has become an ever-increasing issue among residents and environmentalists both in China and abroad.
Competing statistics show the differences between studying abroad at Elon University in Fall 2012 versus Spring 2013.
SEVILLE, SPAIN – As the capital of Andalucia and the fourth largest city in Spain, Seville is turning heads with an impressive public transportation system.