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…

Le Brio, the movie to not miss!

Le Brio is French a Movie directed by Yvan Attal. Attal is a famous French actor and movie director raised in the suburbs of Paris. He was born in Tel-Aviv and is French-Algerian. Yvan acted in several famous movies: New York I love You in 2001, Rush Hour 3 in 2007 and My Wife is…

The Use of Guns in America

In the United States, the use of weapons is allowed and that creates lots of debates, tensions and criticisms. These criticisms are understandable : 30,000 people killed by shotguns each year. Yet guns are still allowed in America. This is the result of huge lobbying of gun-makers. They do all that they can to prevent…

″OFF-WHITE″

OFF-WHITE is a fashion label founded by DJ and fashion designer Virgil Abloh in 2012, so this is a pretty young brand that just took off in the hype beast (which collects rare items from brands, especially applies to shoes and sports stuff). The current designs range from patchwork to graphic t-shirts and all of…

Burma’s horror story

  Nowadays, with the UN protecting the world, the idea of a modern-day genocide might seem incongruous. However, in Burma, a small Muslim minority is actually confronted to such a situation. They are the Rohingya Muslims, and have often been called the most persecuted minority in the world. They are a population of about 1,1…

World Cup 2018

The World Cup of 2018 will be the 21st FIFA world cup. It will take place in Russia from June 14th to July 15th. Thirty-two teams will participate. It has its own mascot, logo and ball associated with their country and its history. For the World Cup, thirty two teams of different countries are going…

New Projects at La Tour

After the inauguration of the new building, dedicated to sports and art, what is planned for the future of the school? I asked Stéphanie Tessier, head of La Tour du Monde, the cultural section of the school, about it. I asked her if she was satisfied with what has been done these past years for…

EARTHQUAKE IN IRAN-IRAQ : DEADLIEST OF 2017

Tuesday November the 14th 2017 was a dark day for Iran-Iraq. The earthquake’s magnitude of 7.3 is estimated to have killed between 530 and 580 people and injured another 7 460. Most of the reported casualties are in Iran’s western province of Kermanshah, near the epicenter of the earthquake. Search efforts are underway in the region,…

Erasmus

ERASMUS PROGRAM After finishing your national exam thanks to the European system you can easily access with multiples offers in an exchange program. What is Erasmus? Erasmus is a university exchange program that allows European students to study in another European country. Thanks to the European credit system, the student can validate his French diploma…

The célèbre Cours Florent comes to La Tour

Created in 1967, by Francois Florent, the Cours Florent is a French drama school whose reputation is well established. The list of its alumni is impressive: Daniel Auteuil, Sophie Marceau, Gad Elmaleh, Guillaume De Tonquédec, … Since last September, the célèbre Cours Florent has been offering drama classes to La Tour students every Wednesday afternoon….