Sustainable Consumption A discussion with Christine Leedy By Elisabeth Boon Christine Leedy is a freelance worker at UCR who offers individual guidance and workshops in study skills and writing. She is also a Dru yoga and meditation teacher, and enjoys … Continue reading Print Edition II: Interview with Christine Leedy
The epic of the Second Freezer By Kirsten Kapteijns Sneaking a peek into other people’s fridges is back! With this edition, we are not looking into a personal fridge, we’re going all out and taking a leap into a fridge … Continue reading Print Edition II: What’s in Yo Fridge?!
By Sara Bartl and Joëlle Koorneef We asked your questions to Dean Bert van den Brink. This is the second part of the interview (you can find Part I online at tr.rasa.nu). Do you think it is possible for an … Continue reading Print Edition II: Interview with Dean van den Brink
By Gerjanne Hoek Suddenly it was there. Somewhere in the start of last year, these weird status updates started popping up on my news feed. Things like: ‘My friend is made in China’, ‘I just chugged 700ml of chocolate milk … Continue reading Print Edition II: Behind the Roosevelt Confessions
By Helena Fierle Like eggs, my life has been served in many varied forms this year… scrambled, fried, sunny side up, sunny side way down (is that a thing?), hard-boiled, soft-boiled, over-easy, over- really not easy. Cracking the shells of … Continue reading Print Edition II: Looking Up and Out
A compelling adaptation in an age of dystopia By Nora Westgeest Gripping, heart breaking, yet wonderfully cunning is the new TV adaptation by Bruce Miller, of Margaret Atwood’s classic novel. It is the story of a young woman, Offred, who … Continue reading Print Edition II: The Handmaid’s Tale
Experiencing the country from the Bard College campus By Laura Laman There are many things to love about America. I am aware that this seems to be a bit of an unpopular opinion nowadays, within the borders of the country … Continue reading Print Edition II: Things to Love About the United States of America
By Jacob Hepkema Want to know what a Master’s student’s life in Utrecht is like? If so, please do read on. I graduated this spring, and just started (in September 2017) with the two-year research Master’s programme Molecular & Cellular … Continue reading Master’s Programmes in Utrecht: What to Expect (And Some Sciency Stuff)
By Mina Jaff Here is a thriller quite out of the ordinary: Tarik Saleh’s The Nile Hilton Incident. Firstly, there are a couple of things to learn about the background and making of the film. Tarik Saleh looked to … Continue reading A Gem of Cinema: The Nile Hilton Incident
By Dinah van Bavel You might have started noticing that it is winter, which, of course, means it is time for THEATRA’s Christmas performances! Unless you’ve been walking around with your head in your ass, you have by now noticed … Continue reading THEATRA: Behind the Scenes at the Christmas Plays
Reconsidering Social Media By Aoife Holohan Over the last 10 years, social media has transformed the way in which we interact with each other, and no generation has felt the impact quite like ours. We heralded in the era of … Continue reading Societal Hinderance or Social Platform?
UCR is a multicultural melting pot with people from every inch of the globe spread out over our postage stamp sized campus. Here at Tabula Rasa we want to help you take advantage of this vast network. We asked a … Continue reading Travel Guide: World Cities London & Ho Chi Minh!
By Anonymous In recent years eating disorders have gained traction in the media. People are finally beginning to talk about diseases like anorexia nervosa and bulimia. The issue now, however, is that these conditions are so often downplayed as “white … Continue reading Eating Disorders, Unpacked
By Sara Bartl and Joëlle Koorneef You sent in your questions and we sat down with the Dean to get them answered! This is only the first part of the interview, so stay tuned for the second one in the … Continue reading Interview with Dean Bert van den Brink, Part I
The time has come for AAC elections! The Board of Studies position is open, with three candidates in the running… Make sure to vote between Thursday the 23rd and Monday the 27th of November, following the email instructions sent out … Continue reading AAC Election Statements
The ARTicle of art By Gemma Brown The age-old question- what is art? Well, not you (we can be sure of that)- nor that ‘live, laugh, love poster you have. Potentially the paper you concocted with 24 cans of energy … Continue reading Art: WARNING CLASSIFIED INFORMATION
By Nora Westgeest “I notice what people wear a lot”, tells David Douw, science student, as we are sitting in the Elliott Mensa, surrounded by various people in their conforming outfits. One wears a fancier shirt, tucked into a pair … Continue reading Behind the Façade: Interviews on fashion in our everyday lives
By Gloria Borroni One of my favorite literary movement of all time, especially when I was in my rebellious teenage years, was the Beat Generation. The exponents of this thinking current were the ones who rebelled against all cultural and … Continue reading Punk Donald Trump
By UCR Dean Bert van den Brink In the last couple of days, Tabula Rasa has published two very different reactions to UCRs ranking in the Keuzegids Universiteiten 2018. In the Keuzegids, we scored a 68 out of 100. As … Continue reading Don’t Worry Too Much, Look Ahead!
* Editor’s Note: Earlier version did not contain footnotes provided by authors, this has now been corrected and they can be found at the end of the article. Furthermore, the article was updated during which 2 mistakes were corrected: 1) … Continue reading Sound the Alarm: the Time for Talking is Over