About Our Program

We are a band of journalists traveling abroad as an international press corps to cover what’s happening in Greece. The project, titled “Covering Crisis, Culture and Community in Greece,” is part of Northeastern University’s Dialogue of Civilizations study abroad program. For five weeks, we’ll be reporting from Thessaloniki and Athens on the Syrian refugee crisis, immigration, the economy, arts, politics, sports, social justice, the environment and whatever else students stumble upon. We have 18 reporters with us, two professors and one teaching assistant. On these pages will be the fruits of their hard work. Find articles, photos, slideshows, video reports. Also, linked at the top, are the team’s personal blogs. These will capture the sights and sounds of the trip, as well as the students’ triumphs and defeats. Their reflections on what’s happening to them are just as important as the journalistic work they’re engaged in, so please, take a look.

Greece group photo airport

From left to right, back row: Danny Mortimer (teaching assistant), Ellie Williams, Bradley Fargo, David Harbeck, Luke Dean, Brandon Carusillo, Isaac Feldberg, Mike Beaudet (professor), Carlene Hempel (professor), Cody Mello-Klein and Bridget Peery. From left to right, front row: Gwen Schanker, Suma Hussien, Asia London Palomba, Alexa LaVersa, Sophie Cannon, Isabelle Hahn, Olivia Arnold, Paxtyn Merten and Hsiang-Yu Wu

From left to right, back row: Bradley Fargo, Luke Dean, Ellie Williams, Cody Mello-Klein, Danny Mortimer (teaching assistant), Brandon Carusillo, Carlene Hempel (professor), Isaac Feldberg, David Harbeck, Mike Beaudet (professor). From left to right, front row: Alexa LaVersa, Sydne Mass, Bridget Peery, Hsiang-Yu Wu, Paxtyn Merten, Gwendolyn Schanker, Sophie Cannon, Olivia Arnold, Asia London Palomba, Suma Hussien, Isabelle Hahn. 

From left to right, back row: Bradley Fargo, David Harbeck, Sydne Mass, Gwendolyn Schanker, Mike Beaudet (professor), Hsiang-Yu Wu, Bridget Peery, Danny Mortimer (teaching assistant), Isabelle Hahn, Sophie Cannon, Asia London Palomba and Ellie Williams. From left to right, front row: Alexa LaVersa, Isaac Feldberg, Brandon Carusillo, Paxtyn Merten, Suma Hussien, Cody Mello-Klein, Carlene Hempel (professor), Lucas Dean and Olivia Arnold


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