Glass Animals: Array of Sounds and Colors

If Glass Animals’s music was a painting, it would have broken all the art rules of conventional art; kind of like the Dadaists, but calmer. The colors would go from contrasting to fading in each other, at times combining two extremes, and you can’t really tell what the painting is really about. The enigmatic spirit…… Continue reading Glass Animals: Array of Sounds and Colors

When Teachers do More than Teaching

Petya Ilievska, an English teacher in the language high school “Hristo Botev” in Kardzhali, passionately talks about translating her favorite books from English, in the times when she is not in the classroom. Her love for languages brought her to the teaching profession 22 years ago, although she never thought about being a teacher. “I…… Continue reading When Teachers do More than Teaching

Pras-Press Newspaper against Media Monopoly

The new biweekly satirical newspaper “Pras-Press” was supposed to have its first issue released across Bulgaria on March 1. Prior to recent Parliament elections and deafening political agendas, the cartoons in the newspaper seem to have angered influential figures, who hindered its distribution. Chavdar Nikolov, Chavdar Georgiev, and Christo Komarnitski call themselves the three “mischevious…… Continue reading Pras-Press Newspaper against Media Monopoly

New Challenging Extremism Challenge in AUBG

For the first time in AUBG, juniors and seniors have the chance to participate in the international Peer to Peer: Challenging Extremism competition as part of a two-credit topics course. The class is a joint project by the Political Science and the Journalism and Mass Communication Departments and it can be counted towards either one…… Continue reading New Challenging Extremism Challenge in AUBG

Radio Yerevan Answers to the 20th Century Paradox

Listeners asked radio Yerevan: What is the easiest way to explain the meaning of the word “communism? They answered: By means of fists. Radio Yerevan was asked: “Could an atomic bomb destroy the beautiful city of Yerevan?” Radio Yerevan answered: “In principle, yes. But Moscow is by far a more beautiful city.” Radio Yerevan was…… Continue reading Radio Yerevan Answers to the 20th Century Paradox

How your inner child can keep you going

On a sunny Saturday afternoon, Ilda Duka is standing on the ABF field with one eye closed, trying to measure the distance between her and one of her friends, while playing frisbee. She suddenly starts running with excitement, in order to catch the frisbee before her friends do. Even though ultimate frisbee is her favorite…… Continue reading How your inner child can keep you going