A Galeophobe’s Account of ‘Jaws’ By Jedidja ‘Jay’ van Boven Here’s me, not naked but afraid nevertheless, presented to you in three bite-size tidbits that cover my personality, as well as some inevitable tangents about peanut butter, Sun Tzu, and … Continue reading Fishermen and Chinese Wisdom
By Gabrielle Gonzales SPOILER ALERT In light of the release of his newest, and much-anticipated animated film, Isle Of Dogs (2018), it might just be high-time to sniff out the answer to one very important question: does Wes … Continue reading Artist series pt.3: The Canine Conundrum of Wes’ World
By Geertje van Raak (This article contains minor spoilers) As one of the many lovers of Wes Anderson’s films, the thing that I especially appreciate about Anderson is his collaboration with the composer Alexandre Desplat, who produced the score for … Continue reading Artist series pt.2: Colouring the Visual Through the Auditory
By Nora Westgeest In light of Wes Anderson’s newly released stop-motion animated film Isle of Dogs, this week, the TR’s Arts & Culture section will be entirely devoted to the American virtuoso. Our three-part series kick-starts with a piece considering … Continue reading Artist series pt.1. Where does Wes get it from?
By Aïcha Kounikorgo “A person is a person through other persons. None of us comes into the world fully formed. We would not know how to think, or walk, or speak, or behave as human beings unless we learned it … Continue reading CultureWeek!
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 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 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 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 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 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
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
Experiencing the country from the Bard College campus By Laura Laman There are many things to love about America. I am aware that this seems to be a bit of an unpopular opinion nowadays, within the borders of the country … Continue reading Print Edition II: Things to Love About the United States of America
By Mina Jaff Here is a thriller quite out of the ordinary: Tarik Saleh’s The Nile Hilton Incident. Firstly, there are a couple of things to learn about the background and making of the film. Tarik Saleh looked to … Continue reading A Gem of Cinema: The Nile Hilton Incident
The ARTicle of art By Gemma Brown The age-old question- what is art? Well, not you (we can be sure of that)- nor that ‘live, laugh, love poster you have. Potentially the paper you concocted with 24 cans of energy … Continue reading Art: WARNING CLASSIFIED INFORMATION
By Nora Westgeest “I notice what people wear a lot”, tells David Douw, science student, as we are sitting in the Elliott Mensa, surrounded by various people in their conforming outfits. One wears a fancier shirt, tucked into a pair … Continue reading Behind the Façade: Interviews on fashion in our everyday lives
By Gloria Borroni One of my favorite literary movement of all time, especially when I was in my rebellious teenage years, was the Beat Generation. The exponents of this thinking current were the ones who rebelled against all cultural and … Continue reading Punk Donald Trump
By Gloria Borroni As I am getting closer to my graduation, I am trying to plan all the things I would like to do once I get my well-deserved and precious time for rest before starting a master. On the … Continue reading Frida Kahlo – Beyond the Unibrow