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  • December 22, 2011 • Features, Print • Views: 2168

    Saga of the Pseudo-State

    In northern Cyprus, settlers from mainland Turkey have become unintended political troublemakers....

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  • October 5, 2011 • Theme, Turkey • Views: 1795

    All Quiet on the Northern Front

    by Sanjena Sathian: Hey cousin! Which way do you want to go?” Mustafa Tunçbilek calls his best friend, Marios Epaminondes, “cousin.” The two could be related—their voices betray a similar calm demeanor, and both have the tall...

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  • May 29, 2011 • Reporting Trips • Views: 1101

    Searching for the missing

    by Emily Ullmann A belated reflection from Cyprus… In the aftermath of the 1974 Cypriot conflict, 1,464 Greek Cypriots and 494 Turkish Cypriots were reported missing. Over the years that followed, both mass graves and individual...

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  • May 23, 2011 • Reporting Trips • Views: 1332

    Cyprus: where worlds converge

    by Sanjena Sathian Cyprus is a strange place. It’s small: 60% the size of Connecticut – and yet it’s like the whole world is here in some ways. We’ve wandered our way through circles of diplomats, who seem wholly unconcerned about...

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  • May 22, 2011 • Reporting Trips • Views: 1087

    Understanding Cyprus

    by Catherine Osborn Cyprus is an island of 3,571 square miles: it less than two-thirds the size of Connecticut and includes fewer people than live in my hometown of Austin. The population is around 1,088,000, but no one knows for sure...

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  • May 21, 2011 • Reporting Trips • Views: 2507

    A Taste of Turkey: Cypriot Meze

    by Cathy Huang The Greek Cypriots have an apt saying for mealtimes: “Siga, Siga!”, which translates to “Slow, slow!” Even those with the largest appetites need to heed this advice when meze dining in Cyprus. Meze, which translates...

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  • May 21, 2011 • Reporting Trips • Views: 956

    A Reporter’s Reflections: Cyprus

    by Emily Ullmann Sophomore Associate Editor Emily Ullmann thought she encountered a confusing world of media and journalism in Turkey: but it’s nothing like the complexity of Cyprus....

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  • May 20, 2011 • Uncategorized • Views: 833

    New kids on the block

    by Sanjena Sathian For a small island, Cyprus is a bustling place. And for nine 18-21 year olds, I can’t help but be proud of our busy social and professional calendars in the mere 48 hours we’ve spent here so far. So, you’re...

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  • February 3, 2010 • Journalism, Theme • Views: 1573

    Peace Through Print

    Could journalistic practices help bring about peace between Turkish and Greek factions in Cyprus? by Emily Sosangelis...

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