By Amée Zoutberg It’s a slow Sunday afternoon. I decide I feel like doing something nice, and what is more nice to do than to buy some postcards to send to your grandmothers? In a shop near the center I … Continue reading Fish, Not Drugs
The UCR Edition By Faye Bovelander In between lukewarm to heated Facebook discussions, party posts of the Political and Law Society, and local politicians randomly popping up around UCR, you might have noticed that the municipal elections that are happening … Continue reading Why Local Elections Matter
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 Natalie Burduli The Netherlands is well known for being open, progressive, and accepting of LGBT rights. Amsterdam is often referred to as one of the most LGBT-friendly cities in the world, and the majority of the Dutch population supports … Continue reading Does the LGBT Community Still Have a Place in Zeeland?
Student Opinions on the Upcoming Municipal Elections By Natalie Burduli Spring is slowly making its way to our small and cozy city of Middelburg. The arrival of (hopefully) warmer temperatures also marks four years since the last municipal elections. The … Continue reading Democracy at Home
By Tom Leijnse In a small town like Middelburg, one would expect most people to be quite aware of the presence of an institution like UCR. Besides the fact that UCR’s student community makes up roughly 1.25% of the city’s … Continue reading Print Edition II: What Does Middelburg Think About You?
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
By: Justine Watkins Ever since I made “the big move” I always get the questions why here, why the Netherlands, and more specifically, why Middelburg? Being from New York City people tend to think I have it all, who would … Continue reading Being An American At UCR
Hello friends, it’s me again with a short yet sensual article about THEATRA’s upcoming Spring Play: Candide. This gem will be performed on Friday the 12th of May (week 14) in the Schouwburg at 20.30. Unlike the Christmas Plays, the … Continue reading THEATRA’s Candide: the Best of All Possible Plays
On April 6th, 2017, the seventh edition of the LENSE Film Festival takes place. Once more, the characteristic cinema in the Kloveniersdoelen in Middelburg becomes the centre for cinephiles, moviemakers, and film fanatics. Tonight, a number of six short films … Continue reading LENSE Film Festival: Winners, Wonders and Witches
There is one question every UCR student wonders about at one point during their time in Middelburg: Where can I get the best and cheapest pizza? Surprisingly enough, this pressing subject has never been properly researched. In this qualitative research, … Continue reading The Great Pizza Experiment
I have 26 beautiful parties standing before me, but I only have one voting pass in my hands; and these parties represent the two of you that will still be in the running towards becoming Cabinet’s Next Top Party – … Continue reading Near, Far, Wherever You Are: Where To Vote In Middelburg
By Yonna Kuipers As liberal millennial snowflakes we only communicate online, if at all. Our filtered sheltered lives are filled with difficult dilemmas: whether to recycle or not when the paper bins are full, whether to walk across the bridge … Continue reading Nine Instagram Grid Worthy Places in Middelburg
The yearly Veritas Forum is an almost established phenomenon at UCR, but for the few who have not been around that long, an introduction is appropriate. The Veritas-forum is an international organisation concerned with hosting forums on college campuses about … Continue reading When Worldviews Collide: Courageous Conversations at The Veritas Forum 2017
With the recent revival of the Harry Potter franchise in the form of the movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” a lot of fans probably found themselves diving back into J.K. Rowling’s magical world. It’s a series many … Continue reading University College of Wizardry
What’s the 411? Already got homework? Tuition too high? Ugh, grody to the max. Okay, so maybe we weren’t all the homecoming king and queen, but that doesn’t mean that high school was a total blow? From dexters to ditzes, … Continue reading What’s your damage, Heather?
It’s no secret that writing is a big part of a UCR student’s life. It is therefore also not weird that UCR knows many talented writers. The THEATRA board experienced just how talented they are just a few weeks ago, … Continue reading The Christmas Plays: an ode to all the talented playwrights of UCR
Serenitea is a charming coffee, breakfast and lunch house in Middelburg. Located behind Profiel the bike shop, it took over the former kebab salon Saray and brought a completely different dynamic into play. Serenitea presents itself as a comfortable organic/local … Continue reading Serenitea: organic, vegan and homely
By Marije Sluiskes Have you ever wondered who deals with your exchange/IRP/additional semester requests? Who is responsible for all tuition fee payments? Who makes sure that broken lights are being changed? It’s the UCR staff! We don’t always realize it, … Continue reading Meet The Team #1 – Linda Termaten
Middelburg is famous for many things; its slave trade, its bolussen and the Lange Jan, but the town was also host to the inventor of the telescope (there’s some debate on who it was, just take a Van Gent course). … Continue reading Reach For The Stars: A Visit To The Star Observatory