Giving back: Day of giving to Doctors of the World

Joanna Simos June 27, 2018

During each semester, students decide how we will support our local community in thanks of the hospitality, opportunities and generosity we are shown on a daily basis by fellow Athenians. From baking cakes for the local elderly home, organizing blood… 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

Musings on My Semester in Athens

Student Voices November 25, 2017

Destini Price is a Project Editor at the Publications Office of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, located in Princeton, New Jersey. She was a student at the Arcadia Center during the spring 2010 semester. Upon completing her BA in Classics… More

Our Little Barnabas Square

Jan Sanders October 18, 2017

Pagrati, the Athenian neighborhood where the Athens Center is located, is full of important people. Our Center is on the street of Embedokles, a well-known (if you lived in the 5th century b.c.e.) Pythagorean philosopher. I live on the corner of the street… More

Athens Carnival 2017

Joanna Simos February 14, 2017

Apokries, the Carnival season has begun and culminates with kite flying, music and Sarakostiana flavours on Monday the 27th February. Join any of the musical strolls, parade in costume in downtown Athens, and enjoy the celebrations: Wednesday 15 February Syntagma… More

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