The Greek island of Chios is a popular tourist destination. But now, it’s struggling to maintain that reputation as it faces a humanitarian crisis. Produced by Ellie Williams. Shot by Suma Hussien.
Ellie Williams examines the ongoing refugee crisis on the island of Chios, Greece. Thousands of refugees and migrants are stranded on on Greek islands as they wait for asylum.
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Zafiris Panagiotidis, lead designer and one of the founders of indie developer DragonTale, discusses the impact of video games on his life and our society. Video produced by Ellie Williams.
At the edge of Platia Viktoria, the Amurtel Center for Refugee Women and Babies opens its doors to refugees and migrants in need. Produced by Ellie Williams.
First video story is up!! Is it work if you love what you do?
Produced by Ellie Williams
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A look into the May 17 protests in Thessaloniki. The protests were part of a nationwide strike across Greece in response to the May 18 vote to approve austerity measures that would cut pensions and raise taxes on Greek citizens.
In light of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (aka April) being just around the corner, I’m very belatedly publishing a piece I wrote a few years ago about the manner in which Northeastern University handles sexual assault cases. It’s been over 2 years; what has changed since then? More cases, and not much reform from an institutional perspective. As always, many thanks to everyone involved in this piece, named and unnamed. Your voices are critical.
December 8, 2014
MEGAPHONE IN HAND, HELEN IS LOUD.
Her voice is cracking as she leads a chant at a rally against sexual assault in Centennial Commons at Northeastern University. Later, sitting in a study room in Northeastern’s library, her demeanor shifts. Gone is the chant-leader bounding around, calling energetically for the end of the patriarchy. Now, her speech is slow, her words specific.
It has been two years and two months since Helen—a third-year international relations and anthropology major—was raped. Standing before a crowd on an unseasonably warm November day, she bravely said, “I’ve been silent for too long.” But in the private setting of the study room, she is fidgety, picking at her cuticles and playing with her rings. Continue reading “2014: Northeastern Rally Pushes for Institutional Reform”