Category: Campus Life

My Take on Political Correctness at UCR

By Junghyun Song Disclaimer: The following article is strongly opinionated and is entirely based on my personal experience, and does not speak on behalf of anyone or Tabula Rasa. We live in a politically correct culture. Political correctness is a term used to describe attempts to speak in a way that minimizes offenses in regards…

The Facade of Diversity at UCR

By Junghyun Song UCR is an international honors college of Utrecht University. That is what it says on UCR’s website and on the Internet if you look it up. Besides all the other reasons, this purported international community boasted by UCR was a determining factor that made me want to come here. However, my anticipation…

Being An American At UCR

By: Justine Watkins Ever since I made “the big move” I always get the questions why here, why the Netherlands, and more specifically, why Middelburg? Being from New York City people tend to think I have it all, who would want to leave the concrete streets, busy subways, horrible traffic, constant noise, and expensive upscale…

FASST – For Anyone Slightly Soccer Trained

The end of the semester is approaching; the deadlines are coming closer and jumping at us from nowhere. However, next to the imminent mountain of work that all of us still need to do – except for those lucky nerds who managed to choose just the right courses – there are other events marking the…

LENSE Film Festival: Winners, Wonders and Witches

On April 6th, 2017, the seventh edition of the LENSE Film Festival takes place. Once more, the characteristic cinema in the Kloveniersdoelen in Middelburg becomes the centre for cinephiles, moviemakers, and film fanatics. Tonight, a number of six short films are shown, after which they battled for the numerous prizes up for grabs. UCR students,…

UCR Votes: An Experiment

Bringing Dutch Parliament Elections Closer to You The past year was a political hurricane, to say the least. England is now making concrete steps to leave the European Union, and we are being confronted with US President Trump’s shenanigans every day again. But buckle up everybody, there is much more to come! Germany, France and…

When Worldviews Collide: Courageous Conversations at The Veritas Forum 2017

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 life’s hardest questions. The first forum was organised by students and faculty at Harvard University…

Plato, Bruce & Beyoncé: Three UCR Professors share their music inspirations

We sometimes forget that professors are also people. They have feelings too, interests and a personal life. In the classroom we only experience their teacher persona… not their actual personality. I interviewed three of my professors to experience what they are like outside of the classroom: professors Van Overveld, Tijsterman and Morris. Because it indicates…

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