The Pnyx: An Introduction to Rhetoric

Jan Sanders March 6, 2018

Who says Ancient Greek and Latin are dead languages? The ancient language classes joined together for an afternoon visit to the Πνύκα, or Pnyx, a low hill opposite the Akropolis where the Assembly of Athenians met to deliberate public policy. After… More

Welcome Spring 2018 Students!

Jan Sanders February 15, 2018

Airport arrivals, settling into new apartments, making new friends, finding your way to and from the Athens Center, exploring our local square, Plateia Varnava, ordering your first gyro and taking part in what seem like hundreds of possible activities… More

The Athens Carnival has begun!

Joanna Simos February 7, 2018

Arguably the most vibrant time of the year, Carnival has finally arrived! This year, carnival ends on 'Clean Monday',  19th February. The city annually offers multiple, daily events ranging from the re-enactment of traditions to concerts and musical… More

What my time in Athens taught me

Student Voices January 18, 2018

Sonia studied at the Arcadia in Athens in the Spring of 2009 as a sophomore before returning to Claremont McKenna College to complete her junior and senior years. Her time in Greece was key to her overall growth and development into who she is today.… More

Refugees and the 5th School Squat

Jan Sanders January 15, 2018

The refugees in Greece, caught now for nearly two years in the impasse of a closed border, have had to reimagine, yet again, their future in Europe. In March 2016, Macedonia, Slovenia and Croatia closed their borders with Greece effectively trapping tens… More

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