by Andrea Undecimo ‘Pink mosque in Shiraz’ When I first told my parents and my friends that I was going to spend two weeks, alone, in Iran, the reactions I received spanned from honest worry for my mental health, to … Continue reading Iran: between Tradition and Modernity
By Alice Fournier There is nothing quite like procrastination: we all love it, we all hate it, but why not hate it a bit less by making it useful? And better yet, by turning our brains into a semi-on/semi-off mode … Continue reading Productive Procrastinating: Period Dramas
By Amélie Minnaard SPOILERS AHEAD Bohemian Rhapsody, the new biopic about Queen from the perspective of Freddie Mercury, has been surrounded by controversy for years. In 2013, Sacha Baron Cohen, who was originally meant to play Freddie Mercury, quit the … Continue reading Bohemian Rhapsody: Exciting Biopic, or Moralistic Tale?
By Sanne van Veen Although Australia is basically on the other side of the world, the differences between Australia and the Netherlands are fairly minimal. I have listed some of the major difference between the two for future guidance if … Continue reading The Low-lands vs The Land Down-Under: How does Australia compare to the Netherlands?
by Yolande Hobbs To a lot of us music is a really big part of our workout, and for runners it’s no different. Music lets us escape our current state of mind and can help us de-stress. Music in running … Continue reading How to Create the Perfect Running Playlist
By Gabrielle Gonzales Earlier last week, adolescent millennials and millennial adolescents alike mourned the end of the eight-year ten-season strong run of Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time. Why that matters continues to be a topic of interest among Film and TV … Continue reading Come Along With Me: Why Adventure Time Matters
By Alice Fournier The cave of Lascaux, in Dordogne, France, is probably the pinnacle of parietal art. Discovered in 1940 by Marcel Ravidat, Lascaux is now closed off to the public to help preserve the many artworks visible on its walls. What … Continue reading Parietal Art or an Incursion in a Prehistoric … « Museum »?
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