Tabula Rasa Reports By Gerjanne Hoek A medium-sized news-and-gossip hurricane raged over the UCR campus on Friday, after Dean Bert van den Brink announced in his weekly column that UCR’s Introweek is to undergo some drastic surgery. TR has … Continue reading Introweek & Orientation
by Florith Ruigrok and Anneleen van der Meer Although this spring Introweek introduced only a small group of students to UCR, our RASA chair was very clear: we might not think it is a big deal, but for the people … Continue reading Spring Introweek 2016
Photos were taken by the staff of Tabula Rasa, as well as Eva Jousset on behalf of Phora. Continue reading IntRoweek 2013: Through the Lens
By Sebastian Meyjes
IntRoweek is over, and the beginning of term is here. For a lot of people, especially first years, it’s a very exciting, and slightly stressful few days. The second and third years are back in town, and catching up with one another. First years are recovering from their IntRoweek, and the professors are undoubtedly doing mysterious professorial things to finish up their summers.
By Lisa Rückwardt
After having given them the time to rest this weekend, I got the chance to meet the new RASA board and talk to them about their experiences during this year’s introduction week. Occasional yawning was the only sign of tiredness after the exhausting, but very successful week of meeting a lot of new people, partying and fun.
By Lonneke de Klerk
Last week, it was that special time of year again when new students in uni-colored t-shirts march through the city centre, led by two parents who have the crucial task of introducing these new students to their new reality: student life at UCR.
By Peter Williamson
In 2012 Harald Bergmann became mayor of Middelburg, and true to tradition he honored our college this year by giving a speech at the beginning of IntRoweek. I had the chance to ask him some questions before the event.
By Vincent de Ruiter
Sir Isaac Newton, alchemist and pioneer of physics, once said that, “If I have seen further [scientific discoveries] it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” By that, Newton meant that we are always learning from others. In the next few weeks, first years will find themselves standing on the shoulders of their professors’ knowledge for their courses and their tutors’ knowledge for managing academic planning. For those looking for knowledge of student life, they may stand on these shoulders of the second and third year students.