Avengers: Infinity War

The Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel’s most awaited franchise THERE WILL NEVER be another movie like Avengers: Infinity War. Not because of the graphics and details (even though they are extremely impressive) but because of the years of work that lead to this incredible movie and because of the fact that no other studio may ever…

NBA Showdown!

The National Basketball Association (NBA)’s finals are dawning upon the basketball fans from all around the world. As of Monday 28th of May 2018, the Cleavland Cavaliers are already qualified and are waiting for the Western finals to end to know who they will face. The structure of the playoffs in the NBA are unique….

Course des Heros

Each year, La Tour has a tradition: support a humanitarian association. This year, we are helping the association Aïda “La jeunesse unie contre les cancers de L’Enfant” through La course des Héros. Aïda is the first association to be created by European high school students. It was created in 2015 by Léa Moukanas, a La…

Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama, born in 1929 (now 89 years old), is a Japanese artist who is self-described as an “obsessional artist”. She is known for her exaggerated and obsessive use of polka dots and for her “infinity installations”. She is a painter, sculptor and performance artist. She began painting as a child by herself, however, at…

Arsene Wenger: The end of a 22 year old football reign

Almost a month ago, french manager Arsene Wenger announced that he will leave Arsenal at the end of this season, putting an end to his 22-year spell with the Gunners. “After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of…

Rail strikes drag on, but French government stands firm

It’s starting to get long. Employees of the SNCF national rail company and civil servants have been protesting against President Macron’s labour reforms for over a month. Indeed, the French government is planning to put an end to the exceptional benefits enjoyed by rail workers. These include early retirement, extra vacation days and free travel…

Museums 2.0

Today, regular expositions in museums do not attract many visitors, especially young ones. However, to parry this issue, Culturespaces (a French firm dedicated to the valorization of artworks and historical monuments), offers an alternative just in the center of Paris, in the 11th Arrondissement. Indeed, at 38 rue Saint Maur, can be found the “Atelier…

Chaos on May Day

As May Day was being celebrated worldwide, Macron’s political opponents and unions marched through the streets of Paris to protest against the President’s politics. May Day has a long history of bringing workers together since the French Revolution took place. This year was no exception as more than 20 000 people marched according to the…

Loss of Privacy on the Internet

  Safety on the internet and on social media has been a big question recently. A few weeks ago, a company named Cambridge Analytica hacked Facebook. It stole personal data from about 80 million accounts of users in North America; the ad firm accessed and retained the information without any permission. This is only one…

Cancellation of the Nobel Prize in Literature

What do 1942 and 2018 have in common? During both years the Nobel Prize was cancelled. Except that the first one is because of the war and the second one was because of a scandal that has been going since November 2017. Last Friday, because of a scandal involving sexual misconduct, the Swedish Academy announced…

The Eyes of God

An ancient myth says that the homeland given by God to the Bulgarians was a small piece of Heaven and this saying is embodied by the Eyes of God cave.   The Prohodna Cave, also known as the Eyes of God cave, is one of the most famous and splendid caves in Bulgaria. It is…

Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia

On September 26, King Salman decided to give Saudi women the right to drive. The change will take effect in June 2018. This ban has been fought for a long time. Some women activists even posted videos showing them while driving on Facebook or Twitter. They encouraged other women to do the same publishing these…