Why Should You Start Doing Yoga?

The first semester is already behind us and the exams are over. But everyone knows that being a university student is a tough work. On the one hand, there are presentations, exams, and usual uni workload; on the other, there we are, trying to maintain a social life, work at a part-time job and taking care of ourselves. It might be hard to find a sense of balance among these pressing responsibilities. However, yoga is one way that can help you manage the stress that results from having a lot of obligations. So why exactly is yoga good for students? Weiterlesen

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10 German Movies You Need to Watch to Improve Your German

You are learning German and you like to watch movies. Why not combine them? Learn German while watching movies! Sounds like a good idea, doesn’t it? Here is a list of 10 great German movies you can begin your listening practice with as well as some tips on improving your German via movies. Weiterlesen

Café Europa – Das neue Stück des Mondo Musiktheater

Sollte Europa seine Grenzen öffnen? Wie muss der Brexit bewertet werden? Geht es uns zu gut in Europa? Und wer ist Hatch? Das neue Stück des Mondo Musiktheater widmet sich dem Thema Europa und greift dabei auf allerlei Kleinkunstformen zurück: Poetry Slam, Singer Songwriting, Minimal, Tanzeinlagen und vieles mehr. Die Premiere findet am 12. Januar statt. Insgesamt führt die Gruppe das Musical acht mal in der MensaBar auf. Weiterlesen

The Fifth Season of Germany? Yes, There is One.

You may think you know about the seasons – there are four of them, right? But here in Germany it is five! Call it Karneval, Fasching or Fastnacht; yet it is upon us. It is officially carnival season. The starting date is 11th of 11th month 11:11 am on St Martin’s day and it has been that way since 19th century. However there are sources that say this has been happening since the year 354 influenced by some Pagan festivities. Yes, you didn’t read it wrong – 354! So what happens in this season and what is it about? Weiterlesen

Back to School Guide: How to Say “Goodbye” to Summer and Get Back to School (with Motivation)

Although it is still warm, the days have started to get shorter. The sun sets remarkably earlier which means it is almost time to shake off the holiday mood and welcome a new semester. But how can we do it without feeling depressed or lacking motivation? Here are some tips and suggestions to start off your semester with vivacity. Weiterlesen