Winter Holidays: An International Perspective

Writer: Keta Kokhatshvili Editor: Mariia Lysikova Photos provided by Unsplash creators. People all over the world have their ways of celebrating the New Year and Christmas, and while for some countries, the Winter Holidays are close to an end, some parts of the world are still anticipating the most memorable celebrations of the year. Following…

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Christmas Movies: The Good, the Bad, and the Cheesy

Writer: Jana Ozoliņa Editor: Mariia Lysikova Photos provided by Unsplash creators and Netflix. This is the season of cheesy romantic holiday movies. Don’t know what to watch? No problem, Netflix has your back! New movies, so many options, where to begin? How about a quick review! We based our rating on the plot, Christmas vibes,…

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10 Christmas Songs You Probably Haven’t Heard Before

Author: Jana Ozoliņa Editor: Mariia Lysikova Photos were taken from Unsplash creators. Yes, THAT TIME OF THE YEAR is coming! How about playing those Christmas tunes? But oh wait! Are you sick of hearing Maraya Carrey telling you what she wants for Christmas? Exhausted of Wham singing about giving his heart to someone who breaks…

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A COVID-safe Christmas: Tips and Ideas

Writer: Liudmyla Germanyuk Editor: Mariia Lysikova Photos were taken from Unsplash creators. 2020 is truly an exceptional year: it prompted people to rethink their values, way of life, and even holiday traditions. However, without having the ordinary plan that works every winter season, 2020 gives us the opportunity to focus on Christmas activities that we…

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Which clubs survived lockdown restrictions

Writer: Vira Kravchuk Editor: Mariia Lysikova Photos are provided by the interviewees. GG-club members sanitizing hands before their meeting. When classes are over, homework never ends, room space seems boring, and you see and talk to fewer and fewer people daily, you remember the good old days of attending various clubs, meeting new individuals, and…

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Erasmus During COVID-19: A Mistake or Unforgettable Experience?

Writers: Liudmyla Germanyuk, Mariia Lysikova Photos provided by the interviewees Erasmus exchange students exploring Lithuania alongside LCC students. Not everyone had the chance to travel to another country in 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions. However, the group of Erasmus+ students from Hungary and Germany was lucky enough to come to study at LCC International University…

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Advertising “the Unknown” Behind the scenes of TEDx Marketing Team

Writer: Liudmyla Germanyuk Editor: Gabriele Malukaite, Mariia Lysikova Photographer: Vera Dubouskaya, Sarah Zimmermann   Mariam Mestiashvili is talking about her responsibilities in the team Have you already marked your calendar for the first-ever TEDxLCCUniversity event that will happen on November 7th? The promotional campaign gained so much popularity among the LCC International University students that all…

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Artsakh and Nagorno-Karabakh: Investigating the Dual Narrative

Writers: Elina Tin, Anna Audare, Mariia Lysikova  Editors: Gabrielė Malūkaitė, Dr. Michael Patrick, Marina Harutyunyan Photographers: Vera Dubouskaya, Mykola Muzhytskyi, Anastasia Kuten It has been twenty-three days since military and political violence escalated on the border between Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan.  The military conflict in the Artsakh Republic, also known as the Nagorno-Karabakh region,  is shrouded…

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Budgeting and Business: Interview with Leila Juzvaitė-Gembutė

Writer: Alika Stepanishcheva Editor: Mariia Lysikova Photographer: Margo Smolenska Are you planning to open your own business? Are you interested in balancing your budget?    The last event of Student Success Week on Budgeting, Finances & Wedding Business led by Leila Juzvaitė-Gembutė was just about it and more!    If you wonder how to combine…

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The secrets behind professor Andrew Jones’ time management skills

Author: Anna Audare Editor: Gabrielė Malūkaitė, Mariia Lysikova Photographer: Anastasia Kuten Andrew Jones explaining a Pomodoro technique to LCC students during the event. Communications professor Andrew Jones has been interested in different time management techniques since coming to LCC International University.    He has noticed that many students struggle with it. In a recent event…

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