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Message from I-House Executive Director Hans Giesecke

Dear Members of the International House Community – This has been a challenging week of dialogue and debate about the subject of immigration. The vitriolic words and actions of many on this matter confront I-House’s role as a place of … Continue reading

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So different and yet so similar – the irony of culture

This semester has been zooming by, and it is unbelievable that the ILI spring session is already gearing towards the end. The biggest thing I was able to grasp from the ILI is undoubtedly the “irony of culture.” Although we … Continue reading

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Share some I-House love with prints

Bonjour ! Today is December 1st and the start of the holiday season! This comes with the eternal question: what gifts should I give? Being a photographer, I have found that prints of photos that I took are always thoughtful … Continue reading

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From Roommates to Family: Bringing your roommate home for Thanksgiving

As anyone attending university away from home knows, it is natural to build a new family of close friends in your new city. For many out-of-state UC Berkeley students, Thanksgiving is often shared with the “families” they have built. For … Continue reading

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Blue & Gold: Berkeley at Night

Bonjour ! This week is Big Game week, my favorite week of the year. For the Berkeley vs Stanford football game many buildings light up in blue & gold, making the campus even more beautiful! I love night photography so … Continue reading

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Let’s go skydiving!

Bonjour ! What are you going to do this Halloween weekend? Something special such as going to Santa Barbara I hope. If you are staying in the Bay Area, how about having an adrenaline rush? I can tell you that … Continue reading

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Semel in anno…Happy Halloween I-House!

Semel in anno licet insanire, said the ancient Romans. Once in a year you can turn crazy. Hopefully we all have fun more than once per year, but Halloween in the US is certainly a great occasion to practice our … Continue reading

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