Does the Trump Victory Signify That Half of Americans Voted Against Political Correctness?

Imagine a young Donald Trump and place him in a university campus in 2016. Imagine him saying the same things today's Donald Trump said...

Why plane tickets to Greece have reached a record high now?

Greek-Americans are a group of people who have contributed a great deal to Greek tourism, especially during hard economic times. Summertime has arrived and...

A holiday state of mind

Once June starts approaching, and that may be as early as March or even February (Ο Φλεβάρης κι αν φλεβίσει, καλοκαίρι θα μυρίσει.), Greeks...

English Words Originated From Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey (Part 1)

Two words for you today that came from the Greek Poet Homer. The word amen comes from the latin "amen," the well known amen that...

Easter depression

I always got unrepairably depressed at Easter. And the thing about Greek Easter is that it lasts forever. Greek Easter is not just a day and...

Corrupting Two Languages at Once

Do you fit into the category of hyphenated Americans who (1) learned the foreign words for everyday objects before you learned the English words...

Summer

Summer in Greek means a whole lot more than it does in English. Naturally, everybody has the ability to take time off and enjoy...

Air-conditioning

My first job in the U.S. was an office job. There had been a few reasons for me wanting to quit that job, yet...

It’s the happiest season of all

I love Christmas time! It's glimmering and shimmering and sparkly and lovey-dovey and cute. It's lush and it's fun. Also, scary. Cause it's all...

A Greek Christmas Gift from My CIA Father

Leslie Absher describes the gift her spy father gave her 30 years ago as she was traveling from the US to Greece for Christmas.

Our Problem is Indifference

By Aleco Haralambides, President American Hellenic Institute Some Greek-American news organizations have recently taken up a critical review of the so-called “Greek American Lobby” and...

It was all Greek to Cleopatra too!

Though Cleopatra bore the ancient Egyptian title of pharaoh, the Ptolemaic dynasty she was a part of was Hellenistic (Greek), having been founded 300...

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