By Anja Herrmann Getting LinkedIn should not only appeal to UCR students, but any student in college. Whether you’re in your 1st, 3rd, or last semester, LinkedIn is a door-opener to whichever career you want to pursue during and after … Continue reading The Case for Joining LinkedIn
By Amélie Snijders and Mieke Pressley Acquiring a university degree has never been a simple task. It inevitably goes hand in hand with many hours of hard work and the occasional unhappiness about having to spend this time on studying, … Continue reading “Feeling Blue: The Performance Pressure & Mental Health of the 21st Century Student”
By Luna Erica The semester is well on its way, and for many first- and third-semester students that means that a decision is coming up: Will you apply for an exchange semester? At UCR Open Days, the possibility of an … Continue reading Going Global: An Overview of the UCR Exchange Process
By Alice Fournier You know when you really feel like doing nothing at all, but at the same time you’re too stressed to be able to enjoy doing nothing? Let’s procrastinate effectively together, shall we? I’m doing that just now … Continue reading Useful Procrastination #Taketwo: Youtube and Its Wonders
By Florence Mazzetti A hall, a stage, a microphone. Songs swinging through the air, telling the audience how to feel. An ever-changing atmosphere led by performances, where silent messages are spread across the room. Open Mics at De Spot give … Continue reading The Musical Show of UCR
Edited by Anja Herrmann While catching up on lost sleep was on top of this summer’s agenda for most people, UCR students will always have additional activities up their sleeve. On my quest to find these stories, I have … Continue reading UCR Students Over the Summer Break
By Anja Herrmann Ah, yes- the infamous energy generator that sits idly by in Eleanor and at the very top of Franklin. We can almost hear our calling to get up and just get one, just one more cup of … Continue reading Should We Be Paying for Our Coffee?
By Nanóuk Kromhout van der Meer Even though I cannot say I’ve always been writing, I have always been a writer. If I would sentimentally look back on my life, one thing would clearly stand out. Stories have always … Continue reading How Do You Come Up With That?
My name is Sam Max. I play drums and percussion. What is your earliest music-related memory? I’ve played music for almost longer than I can remember, so it’s difficult to think back to when I started. I do remember playing … Continue reading UCR Musicians #2: Sam Max
In the process of glitzing up your space, two main factors come into play – taste, and budget. You: a sense of style classier than Buckingham palace, your budget: little to nonexistent. Nonetheless, with a few creative solutions, you can … Continue reading A Penny-Pinching Student’s Guide to Buying Art
This picture was taken at the march on 15th of November at Market Square which was organised by UCR students By Corine Fontijn & Rebecca Fobbe Friday night, Paris. Young and old are attacked and taken hostage while attending a … Continue reading Paris – its prequel, its aftermath and different opinions
by Tsjalline Boorsma I LOVE bikes. They help humanity to transport itself. What would we do without bikes? Take a car and get stuck in traffic jams? Take a train and be forced to get out halfway through? (I am … Continue reading Ode To Bikes in New York City