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 Kelvin Prosman As long as men have been on the earth, so long has there been a concept of Deity, and accompanying it, religion. To whatever theory of the origin of man you subscribe, this holds true. In the … Continue reading The Place of Religion
By Aoife Holohan We’re back again with another city guide for the travel bug infected among you. This week we’re taking you on just a short trip across the water to the city of Dublin. When to go: If you … Continue reading City Travel Guides: The Dublin Edition!
By: Nora Westgeest “Where should I eat in Brussels? What about places to get coffee? And what is the best club to go out?”. Having been brought up near Brussels, I often get asked these questions. Lucky for you, I … Continue reading Visit Brussels like a Local
By Sebastiaan Frankes So, once upon a time you may have thought to yourself: “let’s not go to Elliott tonight”, seeing as someone might have puked all over the stairs again, or simply because you just want a quiet and … Continue reading A Nice Quiet Drink
by Krista Zwart We run this town. Running out of time. Running in circles. In the long run. Make a run for it. There are as many idioms and expressions that contain the verb to run as I have emotions for … Continue reading Runs, Puns, & Rewinds
By Aoife Holohan The semester is well under way, and it may have dawned on you that if you don’t want to eat pesto pasta and reconstituted meat products for the next nine months, you might want to think about … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Work
Being born and raised in the rather shady town of Almere, located in the humble shadows of brothel-packed Amsterdam, I was surprised to find a complete lack of sex clubs (or perhaps, night life in general…) upon arrival in Middelburg. … Continue reading Sex Work in Middelburg
Only one and a half hours from Middelburg by train, and you are in the raw and vivid city of Rotterdam. A city known by many, but left undiscovered except for the Markthal and the Cube houses. Through this Tabula … Continue reading City Guide: Rotterdam Revealed
Dreams really do come true. A cat café will be opening soon – on Caturday the 27th of May, to be precise – in Goes! As we all know, UCR has a very pawsitive feeling towards cats, we even have … Continue reading The Purr-fect tea party: Kat & Schotel in Goes!
By Hilde Smeenk It is week 13 and finals are approaching fast, so chances are you haven’t left your room in 3 days. Of course, this is problematic: how are you going to fill your Instagram feed to get those … Continue reading Free From Packaging and From Bad Vibes: “Imagine” in Middelburg
As with anyone here, my life is filled with ups and downs. Living on the sixth floor of Roggeveenhof leaves me using the elevator at least twice a day. And the elevated life comes with many annoyances. From people who … Continue reading Out and About: The Elevator Edition
By Yonna Kuipers May 5th 2017 will mark 72 years since the liberation of the Netherlands from Nazi Germany. Liberation has been an important topic in Dutch history and identity for a long time. In light of this, there are … Continue reading Upcoming: Vrijheidscollege in De Spot
For those of you craving sweetness, there are a lot of options to tackle those cravings right here in Middelburg. We have Honeypie for red velvet cake, De Juf for millionaire’s shortcake and Expresszo for special coffees – but what … Continue reading Campveerse Toren: High Tea In Style
As inhabitants of Middelburg we have the option of going to either the Jumbo or the Albert Heijn. If you’re not lazy and don’t mind going to the Lidl or Aldi that is. Whilst I myself live closer to the … Continue reading Bahaar Markt: The One That Got Away
This Saturday April 1, it’s National Glamour Day! Organised by one of the biggest women’s magazines of the Netherlands, Glamour Day is the ultimate day to go shopping and spend all your student allowance on fashion, beauty and accessories. When … Continue reading National Glamour Day Middelburg
There is one question every UCR student wonders about at one point during their time in Middelburg: Where can I get the best and cheapest pizza? Surprisingly enough, this pressing subject has never been properly researched. In this qualitative research, … Continue reading The Great Pizza Experiment
It has been a while since refugees have been prominent news. Much like any other news, the topic has been put on a backburner, because is anything more important than who Donald Trump has insulted this time?! Evidently not. So … Continue reading Don’t Forget Them: Refugees in Middelburg