As students of UCR, we pride ourselves on being highly opinionated, cosmopolitan academics in the making. During the American elections, there was no end to the discussions, the shared Facebook posts and links to TrumpDonald.org – which is still a … Continue reading Brainstorming on the Future of the Netherlands: A Generational Blueprint
Admittedly, the husky voice of the minor key song that is so prominent in the trailer had me whistling to the movies; but much to my regret, the melody flattened out along with its melancholia throughout the screen performance. By … Continue reading La La Leaks: An Honest Review
By now you have probably heard of Stukafest, or at least seen that logo with the two stinky socks on it. Here’s the spiel one last time: on the evening of February 21st, you’ll be able to listen to bands, … Continue reading Get your Stuka-feest on!
The yearly Veritas Forum is an almost established phenomenon at UCR, but for the few who have not been around that long, an introduction is appropriate. The Veritas-forum is an international organisation concerned with hosting forums on college campuses about … Continue reading When Worldviews Collide: Courageous Conversations at The Veritas Forum 2017
Dear fellow RASA students, With the start of the new semester, we have sadly seen several of the RASA board members leave their position. However, RASA policy dictates that these positions are to be filled again until the board is relieved after the next election cycle. … Continue reading Matthijs van Lindonk for RASA CAO
By Annick Wijnstra Tabula Rasa is back with your weekly fix of news that you may have missed during your second week back at UCR. Scottish independence 2.0? Scottish lawmakers are looking into the viability of a new referendum into … Continue reading The Flash Week 2: Fires, Fake News and Courts
Hello, my name is Ruben van den Akker. I am a second semester student, majoring in Politics and Economics and I am running to become your RASA CAO for the rest of the semester. In my first semester I have … Continue reading Ruben van den Akker for RASA CAO
Dear all, My name is Koen Schotanus and, simply put, I would love to be your CAO. At UCR, I major in mathematics and physics and am currently in my sixth semester. In the past, I have organised events and … Continue reading Koen Schotanus for RASA CAO
Being stuck in Zeeland for three years can be quite the challenge and I’m sure anyone here takes any possible opportunity to escape the province. Most often this leads to city trips to Amsterdam, Utrecht, Rotterdam, or Ghent (read our … Continue reading Three Towns in Zeeland to Visit this Spring
On Tuesday 24 January, the full list of the 2017 Oscar Nominees was published. In past years, the list of Oscar Nominees has spawned a lot of buzz, and this year is no different. This year’s list of nominees includes … Continue reading Back to black: 2017 Oscar themes, first-evers, surprises, and snubs
With the recent revival of the Harry Potter franchise in the form of the movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” a lot of fans probably found themselves diving back into J.K. Rowling’s magical world. It’s a series many … Continue reading University College of Wizardry
After our self-induced coma, also known as Winter break, it is time to get back into the swing of things. Getting back into the school rhythm may have been taxing, and you may not have had the time to read … Continue reading The Flash Week 1: Attacks, supersonic planes, and walls.
Aravind Adiga’s Selection Day (2016) takes on the challenge of expressing an entire culture through literature, and it does so admirably. The novel, which is set primarily in Mumbai, explores social identity, family relations, and individuality through the medium of … Continue reading Adiga’s Selection Day – A Reader’s Review
Are you in need of some relaxation and distraction after your first week back at UCR? Are you craving art, culture, and the slightly artificial taste of cinema popcorn? Then jump on that train to Rotterdam this weekend, as it … Continue reading From Horror To History: 5 Tips For IFFR 2017
What’s the 411? Already got homework? Tuition too high? Ugh, grody to the max. Okay, so maybe we weren’t all the homecoming king and queen, but that doesn’t mean that high school was a total blow? From dexters to ditzes, … Continue reading What’s your damage, Heather?
Name, age, place of birth? My name is Noga Amiri, and I am 19 years old. I was born in Dallas, Texas. What section are you the editor of? I am the editor of Tabula Rasa’s Arts & Culture … Continue reading Meet the Team: Tabula RASA’s Section Editors
By Yonna Kuipers, Renske Wienen & Eden van der Moere In this miserable time of it almost but not really being break, there’s only one thing that can save us from driving ourselves headfirst off of the nearest dune and … Continue reading A Very TR Christmas
By Noga Amiri Hi all! I am happy to be writing to you as TR’s new Arts & Culture section editor. I look forward to keeping you up to date with the goings on in the arts and culture world! … Continue reading Your Holiday Reading List
By Gabriëlle La Croix At UCR time flies, and that is a given. I remember the first day I walked through the doors of the old city hall and now graduation is creeping closer and closer. Before I know it, … Continue reading 5 Things To Do Before You Graduate
On a crisp autumn morning I sat down with Eva Versteeg, a religious studies, philosophy, and anthropology major, who was ready to spill the beans on a recent sensation that has also reached Middelburg: an escape room called Kamer … Continue reading Confined Escapism