By Bente Sinke In alternating years during the spring semesters, UCR’s curriculum includes the “Rome and the Classical Tradition” course, which includes a two week stay in the capital of Italy itself. In addition to the excitement of studying art … Continue reading When in Rome
By Alon Nudler A Short Opinion Column on the Community at UCR One of the main reasons I was excited to go to UCR was the fact that it is a small college. At slightly over 600 students, it allows … Continue reading A University With No Spirit
An inside look at UCR’s tattoo culture By Natalie Burduli Did you enjoy reading about your fellow classmates and their unique tattoos? Did you maybe feel inspired to hit up the nearest tattoo parlor to try out this amazing art … Continue reading Part II: Got Ink?
An inside look at UCR’s tattoo culture By Natalie Burduli Many people live with the idea that their body is not simply flesh and bones, but rather, an intricate canvas that can be used to express a deeper layer of … Continue reading Part I: Got Ink?
By Amée Zoutberg You for one might have completely missed International Women’s Day, but the 8th of March is branded into the memory of almost every Russian citizen. In honor of this day, President Putin delivered a speech in … Continue reading The Respectful Patriarchy
What happened, and why should we care? By Tom van Leeuwen and Heleen Heijungs What is the link between Facebook and Cambridge Analytica? You have probably noticed the recent controversy surrounding Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and a series of alleged … Continue reading Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and UCR
Tabula Rasa Reports By Gerjanne Hoek A medium-sized news-and-gossip hurricane raged over the UCR campus on Friday, after Dean Bert van den Brink announced in his weekly column that UCR’s Introweek is to undergo some drastic surgery. TR has … Continue reading Introweek & Orientation
By Sara Bartl Election season is approaching, and some might wonder if running is worth the effort. We asked a few students about their ‘big board’ experiences. What they expected, what they got, and if they would run again. Maike … Continue reading To Run or not to Run?
The UCR Edition By Faye Bovelander In between lukewarm to heated Facebook discussions, party posts of the Political and Law Society, and local politicians randomly popping up around UCR, you might have noticed that the municipal elections that are happening … Continue reading Why Local Elections Matter
Based on a short interview, one anonymous female student tells us how she managed her three threesomes, what to do the next morning, and how to deal with the aftermath. Student X walks amongst all of us, but has likely … Continue reading How to Have a Threesome
By Katrin Benzler You may have seen or heard of the term “bullet journal” somewhere in the media. As the name suggests, it is a journal filled with bullet points (nothing to do with guns, by the way). The aim … Continue reading How Bullet Journaling Will Make Your Life Easier
By Amée Zoutberg Disclaimer: This article is written from a non-scientific perspective, rather a literary/philosophical one. The point of this article is to demonstrate an idea, which should inspire debate and further thought on the topic. Some of the article’s … Continue reading Zuma vs. Baxley: Are African politics more honest than US politics?
The Garage Electro Punk Group That Will Blow You Away By Natalia Burduli All the way from Utrecht, the garage-electro-punk pop group 45ACIDBABIES made their way to our lovely Middelburg. They were invited to perform last week Tuesday at the … Continue reading An Interview With 45ACIDBABIES
By Nanóuk Kromhout van der Meer Even though I cannot say I’ve always been writing, I have always been a writer. If I would sentimentally look back on my life, one thing would clearly stand out. Stories have always … Continue reading How Do You Come Up With That?
By Noga Amiri Stukafest is an annual event, but that does not mean there’s no room for surprise. This year’s rendition saw a well-rounded mix of the musical and the theatrical, the acoustic and the electric. The after party that … Continue reading Stukafest Middelburg 2018
By Sara Bartl We all know the feeling: we begin a course with over boarding enthusiasm, just to be disappointed in the end; either by the content or our own slacking motivation. Or we get kicked out of that one … Continue reading The Courses We Take
By Bram Medelli The latest Marvel hero T’Challa (a.k.a. Black Panther) roars from his African nation to the cinemas. Black Panther was officially released last week, revealing Wakanda, to the world, a country of the Marvel Comics universe. As the … Continue reading Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
An interview with ZuzaOK and Tosia Gębarowska By Martyna Małysiak Andy Warhol once said, “in the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes”. It seems Polish female DJ artists are finally getting their time in the limelight. Even … Continue reading What is it Like to be a Female DJ?
By Natalie Burduli The Netherlands is well known for being open, progressive, and accepting of LGBT rights. Amsterdam is often referred to as one of the most LGBT-friendly cities in the world, and the majority of the Dutch population supports … Continue reading Does the LGBT Community Still Have a Place in Zeeland?
It is Time to Take Responsibility By Amée Zoutberg At least, that’s according to Professor Jordan Peterson of Clinical Psychology, University of Toronto. Earlier this month, Vice News crowned Peterson as the “most infamous intellectual of Canada”, in an interesting … Continue reading F*ck Your Freedoms