By Alon Nudler Almost eight months have passed since I wrote my first article on what I saw as a lack of community at our university. Since then we have seen some real changes occur. Orientation week and moderation were added … Continue reading Death of the Colossus
By Hana Shamaa Watching the fields pass in a blur and rain drops slide down the spotted train window, realization dawns upon me. No longer will I have the freedom to spend time with friends at a cafe in downtown … Continue reading (Re)Integration into Student Life at UCR
By Mieke Pressley It seems to have become a recurring theme: every summer, Bagijnhof residents are seen packing their belongings. With a lot of swearing and struggling they attempt to maneuver their furniture down the narrow Bagijnhof staircases. As a … Continue reading Houses vs Hallways
By Alon Nudler #UCRboycott and #confesionsgate both behind us, we are now facing the closure of Roosevelt Confessions 2.0. , as they say third times’ a charm. On the 15th of July, Roosevelt Confessions 2.0 made an admin poll asking … Continue reading Third Time’s a Charm
By Julie de Groot I think I can safely say that the best part of the Earth Science track at UCR is the fieldtrips. Going to the Ardennes in Belgium in the 100 level, and to the Eifel in Germany … Continue reading 36 Hours in Vienna: An Earth Science Experience
By Ameé Zoutberg There is a big chance you came across this article on Facebook. There is an equally big chance that you are still studying at UCR. And, even more likely, you feel like you cannot get rid of … Continue reading What To Do Better With Your Time
By Alon Nudler A Short Opinion Column on the Community at UCR One of the main reasons I was excited to go to UCR was the fact that it is a small college. At slightly over 600 students, it allows … Continue reading A University With No Spirit
An inside look at UCR’s tattoo culture By Natalie Burduli Many people live with the idea that their body is not simply flesh and bones, but rather, an intricate canvas that can be used to express a deeper layer of … Continue reading Part I: Got Ink?
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 Sara Bartl We all know the feeling: we begin a course with over boarding enthusiasm, just to be disappointed in the end; either by the content or our own slacking motivation. Or we get kicked out of that one … Continue reading The Courses We Take
In the Valentine spirit, Tabula Rasa’s Sara Bartl went and did a little photo + question project! What excites these UCR students? Scroll and find out! And most of all, enjoy the wonderful visuals that they created. What is the … Continue reading Humans of UCR: Best Valentine’s Gift
By Joëlle Koorneef and Nora Westgeest People are trickling down Middelburg’s cobblestoned paths as the clock nears eight. Whilst friends, parents, and classmates are forming a line in front of the entrance to De Spot, a hushed excitement fills the air. … Continue reading Legally Blonde: The Musical Spectacle
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
An Introduction to Tabletop Roleplaying-Games By Jesse Grote Three bold adventurers are exploring an ancient watchtower. They sneak up a crumbling stairway and through a dusty corridor, careful not to trip over the debris and loose pebbles that litter the … Continue reading The Role of Play
By Helena Fierle Like eggs, my life has been served in many varied forms this year… scrambled, fried, sunny side up, sunny side way down (is that a thing?), hard-boiled, soft-boiled, over-easy, over- really not easy. Cracking the shells of … Continue reading Print Edition II: Looking Up and Out
Experiencing the country from the Bard College campus By Laura Laman There are many things to love about America. I am aware that this seems to be a bit of an unpopular opinion nowadays, within the borders of the country … Continue reading Print Edition II: Things to Love About the United States of America
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 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.