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They are prepared to rock out

An interview with "The Subways"

They will rock ‘til they drop. The UK-rock band "The Subways" is back with their third album "Money and Celebrity". Billy, John and Charlotte feel a "huge hunger to get up onstage and get everyone going absolutely nuts." Behind the scenes, back view talked to Charlotte, the bassist of the band, previous to their tour through Germany. ...

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Dear Russia,

A letter to Russia

Thousands of people protest against last year's elections in Russia. The government wants to tear down these protests and the protesters courage. But a change is necessary and not to be avoided. ...

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In the Archive

One Winter in Manchester - Part III

Veronika Schubert spends three months in Manchester, where she collects stories about language, people and everyday life to be told in backview. Two days a week, she volunteers at the International Anthony Burgess* Foundation, finding out about what it means to be an archivist. ...

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British Christmas

One Winter in Manchester - Part II

Veronika Schubert spends three months in Manchester, where she collects stories about language, people and everyday life to be told in backview. Staying with a lovely host family, she experienced her very first British Christmas. ...

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“Where a man settles his own problems”

John Ford's "The man who shot Liberty Valance"

Inspired by Thomas Wartenberg's (South Hadley, MA) lecture: Narrating History in John Ford's The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, a BA student decided, that movies are more than mere entertainment. Closely interwoven with the American history and identity, they represent a society, popular ideas and historical interpretations that might first be hard to see but eventually lead to a better understanding of Amer ...

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Carry how much you can

Just another example of a changed view onto Christmas

New York is an amazing city and there might be no other city in the world to compare with. However, it is also an example of extreme shopping consumption. People can turn into shopping addicts, especially in the time when it gets colder and Christmas is coming closer. You don't need this stuff? Come on, it's 50 % off - of course, you need it. ...

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“Making music is like being natural high”

A personal profile about the musician Taylor Carson

There are good musicians all over the world. Sometimes it's worth it, to leave the well-known place behind to explore some new music and some new stories. Taylor Carson, the 29 years old singer and songwriter from Washington D.C. is one of these guys who might not be famous all over the world, but who is living a life for music and who has so much to tell. ...

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Cologne – Manchester in 24 Hours

One Winter in Manchester - Part I

Veronika Schubert spends three months in Manchester, where she collects stories about language, people and everyday life to be told in back view. Travelling by bus from Cologne via London to Manchester, she moves among cultures and meets some fat grey squirrels. ...

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More impressions about Washington

D.C., here I am - again!

Studying in D.C. doesn't mean just hanging around in this green city on a bicycle or enjoying each impressive monument, complete with its own large personal space secluded from other buildings. It also includes living on campus and going to class sometimes. ...

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