By Nadia van Kesteren As a third-year student at LUC, the Hague, I now live outside of campus, since we all got kicked out of the one building where everything happens, where all first and second years live, and all … Continue reading A Day In The Life Of An LUC Student
By Sara Bartl Ever heard of Austria? It’s that chicken drumstick shaped country in the heart of Europe. No, it is not part of Germany, and yes, there is more to it than skiing and hiking. So let us get … Continue reading Your New Austrian Playlist
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 Emma de Koning So can you imagine? Starting uni at sixteen? My guess is, you’re quite amazed at this moment. Most people are. But, believe me, it’s really not as cool as it sounds. You could even say it … Continue reading Struggles of a Sixteen-Year-Old at University
In her article “Did We Get Used to Nazis (Again)?”, Rebecca Fobbe lambasts the success of the Alternative für Deutschland party (Alternative for Germany, AFD) in the recent German federal elections, which gained almost 13% of votes and thus became … Continue reading AFD – Whiff from the Brown Past or Fresh Wind in a Stale Closet?
By Joëlle Koorneef If you have ever watched any movie starring Zooey Deschanel, you might be familiar with the Manic Pixie Dream Girl. She is the ukulele strumming beauty who rollerskates into the life of a poor sad boy to … Continue reading How The Manic Pixie Dream Girl Destroyed Our Expectations
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 Sara Bartl Fall break is here! A week without classes in which we will all have some time to take a breather, visit some friends and family, or take a nice trip to refresh yourself. Tabula RASA asked a … Continue reading Fall Break Plans and Prospects
By Rebecca Fobbe On Sunday the 24th of September, the last of a series of breath-holding European elections was carried out. After the Dutch and French votes for their new respective heads of states, both events closely monitored due to … Continue reading Did We Get Used to Nazis (Again)?
By Gloria Borroni The literary world is divided into two groups, fans who gather together in trepidation to discover whether their favorite writer won the prestigious Nobel Prize for literature, and people who disregard the award completely. Kazuo Ishiguro received … Continue reading The World of Kazuo Ishiguro: 2017 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
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
Jade Suzarte The decision to leave University College Roosevelt for another university was not easy. After one year living in the ever-lovely Middelburg, all other universities seemed slightly unwelcoming. However, I knew I had to move, since my track was … Continue reading From Middy to Mokum
By Abel Vroegop Let’s talk about memes. What are memes? What is not a meme? Are memes important? When is a meme cool and good? As a meme connoisseur and regular meme maker, I will attempt to shed some light … Continue reading Is This Article Ironic?
By Eric Zhang and Maryna Parfenchuk Ukraine has always been a nation torn apart by different superpowers and identities. For centuries, Austro-Hungarian Empire and Poland had governed its west, whereas its east had been under the control of Russia. That … Continue reading Powergames, History, and Identity – a Ukrainian Perspective on Crimea
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 Anna Den Hollander, Noga Amiri and Gerjanne Hoek. Monday evening, 22 students met in C20 to discuss the strategic plan with Managing Director Jorrit Sneijder, and our Dean Bert van den Brink. As we students were only let in … Continue reading The UCR Strategic Plan Discussion Evening – a Summary
By Faye Bovelander Last week, our Dean, Bert van den Brink, and Managing Director, Jorrit Snijder, released the Strategic Plan UCR, 2017-2021 to the UCR community. This document contains the strategic agenda for the upcoming four years, specifying policy lines … Continue reading A Critical Perspective on the Strategic Plan 2017-2021
by Gloria Borroni When talking about rap to your average music listener, the first artists they will think of are, generally speaking, male. This is because the mainstream rap industry is still very male dominated. This became especially true after … Continue reading Where Them Girls At – The Future of Rap is Female
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
By Gloria Borroni As I spend my days watching videos of New York’s fashion week, dreaming of owning one of those dresses, or, better yet, sitting in between the big names of the fashion industry, gazing at the models walking … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Fashion