We wanted to congratulate our new E-Board: President: Phoebe Hertler. Treasurer: Chris Pasquale. Executive Board Chairs: Evangelista Barylski and Sharon Hollenbach. We also wanted to give our thanks to our graduating officers: Co-Presidents: Brenna Zonick-Wootten & Danielle Leppo. Social Media Chair: Trav Sauer. At the moment, we’re trying to update the blog with all of […]

In this meeting, we discussed German advertisements, showcasing a few choice ones.

For this meeting, our exchange student Janina told us about her home state of Hessen. She discussed the capital, the city where she’s from, the city where she studies, and the history of the state itself. She mentioned some cultural differences, and accompanied it all with a powerpoint presentation.

In this meeting, we discussed the culture, history, and politics of the German Democratic Republic (albeit in brief overview). The question for this meeting was “Was wisst ihr über die DDR?”

For this meeting, we discussed resistance movements that took place in Germany and throughout Europe during the second World War. We covered both groups and individuals that went out of their way to fight the Nazi regime, and in some cases go as far as attempt to assassinate Hitler. As this meeting was run by Phoebe […]

This week, we discussed important women in German History. We only had an hour, so the list was pretty short – and not nearly as long as my preliminary list of women. We covered 14 women in total.

Heute ist Weltfrauentag. Although it’s called International Women’s Day, it’s a day for the rights of women. Next week, we’ll be discussing important women in German history, but today, I’ve together this entry about a very important feminist, Clara Zetkin, who we will also discuss next week in our meeting.

This week, our VP candidate, Dean W., had his pilot meeting. He presented on Germanic languages and their overlap. We finished with a game of Jeopardy. [Dean will edit this post to add more detail on his meeting]

We at German Club have had our vocab builders available to help students in all levels of German for years, so it’s only fair that we publish them here

We didn’t have an official meeting this week – instead, a few of us got together to watch a great movie and bake challah. It was a nice break and we had a lot of fun! What movie did we watch (albeit unofficially)? Good Bye Lenin!, obviously. We want to do more casual get-togethers, but […]