By Eric Zhang In late January, the world’s attention was drawn towards what was deemed by many as a possible turn of events in Korean politics. Mr. Kim Jong-un has for the first time addressed Moon Jae-in as the president … Continue reading A Good Time for Optimism about North Korea?
Veritas 2018 is Coming! By Joost Kaptein Have you ever wondered what the world would look like if babies came forth from a process of human design? What if children were born based on the specifications of both parents, instead … Continue reading Dare to Discuss: Genetic Engineering
By Natalie Burduli Valentine’s Day is already behind us, and we are sure that you are feeling overwhelmed after a day full of love and appreciation! Hopefully, you had some time to give a hug to your friends, send a … Continue reading Love in A Sentence
In the Valentine spirit, Tabula Rasa’s Sara Bartl went and did a little photo + question project! What excites these UCR students? Scroll and find out! And most of all, enjoy the wonderful visuals that they created. What is the … Continue reading Humans of UCR: Best Valentine’s Gift
By Martyna Małysiak 1. It was somewhere above China that I heard the stewardess’ voice from the speaker saying to fasten our seatbelts because of possible turbulence. I did not want to wake up my friend who was sleeping comfortably … Continue reading 5:41
By Noga Amiri and Natalie Burduli The time has come for the second edition of our Valentine’s Day series! Did you wake up to Cupid knocking on your door, confronting you with all the day of love is known for? … Continue reading Cupid’s Missed Marks
By Noga Amiri and Natalie Burduli It is time to prepare for one of the most romantic days of the year: Valentine’s Day is making its way onto our calendars, and into our hearts! Our Facebook feeds are slowly being … Continue reading Hot Date Hot Spot
By Amée Zoutberg It seems the pointy shores of a new era have broken the waves of feminism. In this day and age, though many feminist values are still held dearly in the heart of millions, there exists an aversion … Continue reading Feminism Terrorism
By Joëlle Koorneef and Nora Westgeest People are trickling down Middelburg’s cobblestoned paths as the clock nears eight. Whilst friends, parents, and classmates are forming a line in front of the entrance to De Spot, a hushed excitement fills the air. … Continue reading Legally Blonde: The Musical Spectacle
Student Opinions on the Upcoming Municipal Elections By Natalie Burduli Spring is slowly making its way to our small and cozy city of Middelburg. The arrival of (hopefully) warmer temperatures also marks four years since the last municipal elections. The … Continue reading Democracy at Home
An Introduction to Tabletop Roleplaying-Games By Jesse Grote Three bold adventurers are exploring an ancient watchtower. They sneak up a crumbling stairway and through a dusty corridor, careful not to trip over the debris and loose pebbles that litter the … Continue reading The Role of Play
By Amée Zoutberg From November 15 to the 26th, the 30th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) once again dominated the biggest cinemas in our capital. Luckily, during another weekend riddled with deadlines and exam preparations, I … Continue reading Print Edition II: International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
The Great Burger Experiment By Joris van Doorn and Harold Pijpelink DISCLAIMER: No burgers were harmed during the making of this article! The boys are back with a follow-up to the great pizza experiment of last semester. Once again, we … Continue reading Print Edition II: The Great Burger Experiment
By Tom Leijnse In a small town like Middelburg, one would expect most people to be quite aware of the presence of an institution like UCR. Besides the fact that UCR’s student community makes up roughly 1.25% of the city’s … Continue reading Print Edition II: What Does Middelburg Think About You?
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