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Student injured by flare in Athens cafe attack

Student injured by flare in Athens cafe attack A university student suffered limited burns when a group of unknown individuals threw flares inside a cafe in Athens’ central Zografou district early Thursday morning. The attack happened while a party organized by the Union of Cypriot Students was underway. The unspecified number of perpetrators wore helmets […]

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Attack on student condemned by Athens university

Attack on student condemned by Athens university The administration of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) condemned an attack on campus earlier this week that appears to have been ideologically driven. It added that the administration has conducted an investigation into Tuesday’s incident and sent its findings to the relevant law enforcement authorities. […]

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University administration condemns attack on student

University administration condemns attack on student The administration of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) on Thursday issued a statement roundly condemning an attack on campus earlier this week that appears to have been ideologically driven. It added that the administration has conducted an investigation into Tuesday’s incident and sent its findings to […]

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First university student tests positive for Covid

First university student tests positive for Covid A university student tested positive for Covid-19 this week, in the first official case announced sonce the new academic year begun, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki said on Wednesday.  The math student, who has not been unvaccinated, came to class on Monday (Oct. 11) with a negative rapid […]

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Kostas Georgakis, the Student Who Set Himself on Fire for Greece

Kostas Georgakis, the Student Who Set Himself on Fire for Greece A statue erected to the memory of Kostas Georgakis, who set himself on fire to protest the Greek junta. Credit: Facebook/Dimitris Lampropoulos Kostas Georgakis, a Greek geology student who was attending university in Italy, set himself on fire in Genoa on September 19, 1970 […]

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The masked professor vs the unmasked student

The masked professor vs the unmasked student Matthew Boedy, an associate professor of rhetoric and composition, sent out a raw emotional appeal to his students at the University of North Georgia just before classes began: The Covid-19 delta variant was rampaging through the state, filling up hospital beds. He would teach class in the equivalent […]

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Mykonos: 17-year-old student arrested for child pornography

Mykonos: 17-year-old student arrested for child pornography A 17-year-old student accused of possessing and distributing child pornography online was arrested at his home in Mykonos island by officers of the Hellenic Police’s Cyber Crime Division, police sources told Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Thursday. Sources said the teenager was communicating online with a 12-year-old girl, convincing […]

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Student Who Lost Both Parents to Covid Excels in Panhellenic Exams

Student Who Lost Both Parents to Covid Excels in Panhellenic Exams Dimitris Karakostas aced his Panhellenic exams despite the tragic loss of both his parents to Covid. Credit: Screenshot from YouTube/@star news A Greek student named Dimitris Karakostas did extremely well recently in his Panhellenic exams despite the tragedy of losing both of his parents […]

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Body of Greek-American Student Recovered from Miami Building Rubble

Body of Greek-American Student Recovered from Miami Building Rubble Andreas Giannitsopoulos and his sister were planning to visit Greece this summer. Credit: Facebook/Tina Giannitsopoulos The body of Greek American student Andreas Giannitsopoulos was pulled out on Wednesday from the rubble of the 12-story Champlain Towers South building which collapsed in Surfside, Miami. Three more victims […]

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Greek-American Student Missing in Miami Building Collapse

Greek-American Student Missing in Miami Building Collapse 21-year-old Greek-American student Andreas Giannitsopoulos is missing in the building collapse. Credit: LinkedIn. Illustration: Greek Reporter A Greek American student is reportedly missing following the 12-storey Champlain Towers South building collapse in Surfside, Miami on Thursday. Among the names of the 156 people that are unaccounted for, is […]

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Evaluations of students to be more flexible

Evaluations of students to be more flexible A new system of student evaluation will be introduced by a bill that will be unveiled on Wednesday by the Education Ministry, which seeks to upgrade, modernize and decentralize Greek high schools. Among these innovations are allowing teachers to choose how they will conduct the mandatory four-month assessment […]

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Technology helps disabled student play the harp with her eyes

Technology helps disabled student play the harp with her eyes Alexandra Kerlidou sits in her wheelchair on stage in Athens. With only the shift of her eyes across a computer screen, the 21-year-old fills the air with harp music. The student with cerebral palsy, who cannot use her hands or speak, is playing the “Eyeharp”, […]

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Joe Biden Cancels $3 Billion Worth of Student Debt

Joe Biden Cancels $3 Billion Worth of Student Debt Joe Biden Speaking at the 2020 Iowa State Education Association Legislative Conference. Photo: Gage Skidmore, CC BY-SA 2.0/Wikimedia Commons Joe Biden has cancelled almost $3 billion worth of student loans since his inauguration in January of 2021. Biden has moved forward with his campaign promise to […]

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Bill seeks to take politics out of student elections

Bill seeks to take politics out of student elections As part of the government’s stated objective to weaken the influence of political parties within universities, the Education Ministry will introduce a single ballot paper for student elections.  More specifically, Education Minister Niki Kerameus said on Wednesday that the new measure will be included in a […]

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Πρεμιέρα για την Ψηφιακή Ακαδημία: Student Edition από το CSIi, την ομάδα SeRi του Πανεπιστημίου Θεσσαλίαςκαι τη Eurolife FFH

Τα μαθήματα της Ψηφιακής Ακαδημίας: Student Edition, από το Cyber Security International Institute και τη Eurolife FFH, ξεκινούν στις 20 Νοεμβρίου. Πρόκειται για ένα δωρεάν online εκπαιδευτικό πρόγραμμα που δίνει τη δυνατότητα και τα εργαλεία σε μαθητές να αξιοποιήσουν τον ελεύθερο χρόνο τους, αναπτύσσοντας ψηφιακές δεξιότητες και αποκτώντας χρήσιμες και βασικές γνώσεις προγραμματισμού, ρομποτικής και […]

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