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President Treusch Farewell

by Karim Galal On Wednesday the 12th, we said farewell to a man who has changed the shape of our multicultural haven, Jacobs University. President Treusch has refined, perfected, and sculpted a future brighter than anyone could have ever imagined, and for that we forever thankful. The wonderful ceremony taking place on Wednesday night let us show our appreciation for all of his work and give him the assurance that his legacy would never be forgotten. Beyond the speeches, songs, and iconic pictures of his time here, a special segment of the ceremony was taken to give tokens of gratitude to the man himself....

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Santa Claus Regatta Kettwig 9.12.2012

by Ana Brecan On the 8th of December the Jacobs University Rowing Team left for Kettwig for the Saint Nikolaus Regatta. After 3 hours of fun driving and singing the team was ready for their first encounter with the river where the Sunday race was going to take place. The weather was sunny and charming. Once in the boat we forgot about the minus three degrees outside and just enjoyed the delightful landscape. With each stroke, the team was more and more motivated and exited. We were trying to imagine how tomorrow would be and got a better contact with the river and the path we would try to defeat...

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Rowing in Munich

by Alumnus Mira Slavcheva   Dear Rowing Team, This weekend I had my last rowing outings for the year, so I thought now is the perfect time to write a brief report to let you know about the rowing life in Munich. I joined the rowing team of the Zentraler Hochschulsport, which is supposed to be for students from all Munich universities, but there are also graduates there. We row at the Olympic Regatta course near Oberschleißheim, which is 13 km away from the city center. It takes me about one and a half hours to get to it, especially since there are no buses in Oberschleißheim on weekends...

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