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
By Dinah van Bavel You might have started noticing that it is winter, which, of course, means it is time for THEATRA’s Christmas performances! Unless you’ve been walking around with your head in your ass, you have by now noticed … Continue reading THEATRA: Behind the Scenes at the Christmas Plays
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 Sara Bartl and Joëlle Koorneef You sent in your questions and we sat down with the Dean to get them answered! This is only the first part of the interview, so stay tuned for the second one in the … Continue reading Interview with Dean Bert van den Brink, Part I
The time has come for AAC elections! The Board of Studies position is open, with three candidates in the running… Make sure to vote between Thursday the 23rd and Monday the 27th of November, following the email instructions sent out … Continue reading AAC Election Statements
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 UCR Dean Bert van den Brink In the last couple of days, Tabula Rasa has published two very different reactions to UCRs ranking in the Keuzegids Universiteiten 2018. In the Keuzegids, we scored a 68 out of 100. As … Continue reading Don’t Worry Too Much, Look Ahead!
* Editor’s Note: Earlier version did not contain footnotes provided by authors, this has now been corrected and they can be found at the end of the article. Furthermore, the article was updated during which 2 mistakes were corrected: 1) … Continue reading Sound the Alarm: the Time for Talking is Over
By Faye Bovelander Past Wednesday, the Keuzegids, a guide comparing the quality of Dutch higher education programmes, was released for 2018. Whilst not all of us may be familiar with it, we are likely to recognise the golden ‘Top Rated … Continue reading UCR: No Longer a Top Rated Programme?
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
By Eric Zhang On 6 November, Donald Trump went on the first state visit to China of his presidency, and it is considered the most important stop in both strategic and economic terms in his visit to five Asian countries. … Continue reading Everything you need to know about the meeting between Trump and Xi
By Sara Bartl What is your favorite book? Richard Wright is probably my favorite author, and Native Son has to be his best work, in my view. I am impressed by how he has laid the foundation for later authors. … Continue reading Chats with Professors Edition II: Jason Dinse, JD, LLM
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 Alex Kain Erasmus University College: a lively place full of people who are ambitious and driven to obtain their Bachelor’s degree. It is a place where people from all over the world come together in order to gain knowledge, … Continue reading Life at EUC: When there is too much to do, so you decide not to do any of it.
By Alessandra Boiti I bet you have always wondered about the origins of what is perhaps the most famous Italian dessert, Tiramisu. Wonder no more, read on and you will find out! Despite its popularity, Tiramisu has humble origins. It … Continue reading Tiramisu – From Tolmezzo to the World
By Eric Zhang This October has not been a peaceful month for Catalonia and Spain. On October 1st, Catalonia held a referendum as to whether it should become an independent country. The majority of the vote supported independence, but the … Continue reading The Politics of Passion – the Catalonian Referendum