Former US Ambassador to Israel speaks on foreign policy, Middle East issues

Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro spoke to a crowded ASEAN Auditorium at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy yesterday. Shapiro served as ambassador under the Obama administration from July 2011 to January 2017 and, among other positions, served as the senior director for the Middle East and North Africa at the National Security Council.  […]

Former Foreign Minister of Spain proposes strategies for Middle East peace

Miguel Ángel Moratinos Cuyaubé, the former foreign minister of Spain, spoke about the complicated nature of the Middle East peace process and criticized past pitfalls and missed opportunities at an event in a mostly-full Alumnae Lounge last night. The event was sponsored by the Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC) program in collaboration with the Institute […]

The politics of language: Teaching Arabic in U.S. colleges

Three times a week, sophomore Chase Troxell climbs to the very top of Olin Hall and, along with five other classmates, crowds into a tiny room with an excellent view of the Residential Quad. They all file into the seats in front the row, awaiting the professor, who walks in, looks up and greets the class before […]

Boston En Masse to showcase local music scene

For three days this week, Boston/Cambridge-based booking collective Illegally Blind will showcase some of the finest bands that the area has to offer. Called Boston En Masse, the mini music festival aims to bring the music community together to enjoy a variety of genres and acquaint concertgoers with up and coming bands along with well-known […]