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Discovering the Spirit of Strikes

Editors: Phoebe, Isabelle, Katherine, Ryan A., James. The University Strikes It has been almost two months since those of us studying at the University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès have had class. When we arrived in January, some of the professors … Continue reading

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University Culture

Editors: Devin, Colby, Hallie, Winnie. The bureaucracy at the university In Devin and Colby’s experiences, bureaucracy is an important part of the French university system. Colby said that when you need the signature of one single person, the one office … Continue reading

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Changing Attitudes for Preserving the Environment

Editors: Okung, Lina, Nadia, Isy, Allie. Each day, the global population creates more and more pollution that destroys our environment, and Toulouse is no different. Its constant population growth over the past 30 years has led to an increase in … Continue reading

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La Une’s New Year’s Resolutions: Of Culinary Habits and Health

Editors: Maia, Rachael, Nina, Ayanna, Ryan M. Gastronomic Habits in France Drinking and culinary culture in France is different than in the United States. For example, it’s strange to drink a lot of water here. With a meal, French people … Continue reading

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The Countryside: On Preserving a Slow-Paced Lifestyle

Editors: Jules, Patrick and Hazel. The Perception of Country Life by Students Living in The City It is easy to be swept up in the rapid pace of the big cities in France, but to find a little calm, one … Continue reading

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Does a Romantic France Exist?

Editors: Elizabeth and Titi. Does a Romantic France Exist? This is the big question of a large amount of students from Dickinson. One student expressed her sentiments on the question by saying, “Before my trip here and trips within France, … Continue reading

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The Urban Space in France

Editors : Anna, Emma, Sophie, Charlie and Josh Sine their arrival in France, the students have had the opportunity to explore Toulouse and sometimes other cities. Be it that they’re themselves from Boston, or from rural Pennsylvania, it’s always interesting … Continue reading

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La Une is Back: Discovering a French school

Editors: Andrea, Gisele, Julien, Rafaela and Emily.   “If everything’s determined at school, it’s time we heard the distress call Let’s not let there be the gap of a two-tier education system.” Grand Corps Malade, “Éducation nationale” (2010).   Here … Continue reading

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May 2016 : Last Edition of La Une

Dear Readers, Here we are, (again), already at the end of the semester and the academic year! The students have packed their bags and said their goodbyes to the pink city, and are getting ready for internships, summer jobs, and … Continue reading

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Experiencing a city in the French way; or, The Joys and Benefits of Biking in Toulouse

– Ethan Farber Welcome, American traveler! You’ve arrived in Toulouse, France, the fourth-largest city on French soil by population and an important cultural and commercial pole in the southwest of the country. Here’s a map to get yourself situated. Like … Continue reading

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