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
A fresh start, while exciting, brings a boatload of problems with it. Questions of where to shop, drink, eat, bike, and where to walk to not get hit by bikes are probably at the forefront of many first years. However, … Continue reading A Cut Above the Rest: An Easy Guide to Your Next Hair Appointment
I have 26 beautiful parties standing before me, but I only have one voting pass in my hands; and these parties represent the two of you that will still be in the running towards becoming Cabinet’s Next Top Party – … Continue reading Near, Far, Wherever You Are: Where To Vote In Middelburg
A critical account of a self-proclaimed lazy person Let me start out this critical account by saying the #fitgirl does not, in the slightest, apply to me. I don’t own a pair of Sweaty Betty leggings, I don’t take pleasure … Continue reading Going to the gym: an honest review
By Yonna Kuipers As liberal millennial snowflakes we only communicate online, if at all. Our filtered sheltered lives are filled with difficult dilemmas: whether to recycle or not when the paper bins are full, whether to walk across the bridge … Continue reading Nine Instagram Grid Worthy Places in Middelburg
If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, especially since it’s early in the semester and you can still allow yourself to leave the confines of Middelburg, why not head on over to the Swan Market in the … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Swan Market Rotterdam
By now you have probably heard of Stukafest, or at least seen that logo with the two stinky socks on it. Here’s the spiel one last time: on the evening of February 21st, you’ll be able to listen to bands, … Continue reading Get your Stuka-feest on!
Being stuck in Zeeland for three years can be quite the challenge and I’m sure anyone here takes any possible opportunity to escape the province. Most often this leads to city trips to Amsterdam, Utrecht, Rotterdam, or Ghent (read our … Continue reading Three Towns in Zeeland to Visit this Spring
What’s the 411? Already got homework? Tuition too high? Ugh, grody to the max. Okay, so maybe we weren’t all the homecoming king and queen, but that doesn’t mean that high school was a total blow? From dexters to ditzes, … Continue reading What’s your damage, Heather?