By Mieke Pressley Growing up in Europe as a Belgian-American, I was often asked: “But are you really American?” or “Why do you sound so American?” My answer – “Well, yes, I am a US citizen,”—would be brushed off with … Continue reading I AM BOTH: The Personal, Political and Psychological Aspects of Being a Dual Citizen
What happened, and why should we care? By Tom van Leeuwen and Heleen Heijungs What is the link between Facebook and Cambridge Analytica? You have probably noticed the recent controversy surrounding Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and a series of alleged … Continue reading Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and UCR
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
Tabula RASA is kicking off the new semester with a short series of articles written by students that did something cool this summer. Volunteering, an internship, a cool job; there are so many ways in which people from UCR spend … Continue reading Summerbreak Series #1 Digging for the truth: Waterloo Uncovered
The one topic that has been dominating the news cycle for the past year will finally come to a conclusion – and soon. I’m talking about the American presidential election, and the battle between candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. … Continue reading D-Day 2016: Election Night at UCR
On the 24th of August we all got an email that caused immediate uproar on Facebook. The email outlined that budget cuts are upon us. Bigger classes, less courses, possibly more tuition fees and students; it all sounds rather overwhelming. … Continue reading Repositioning UCR: Setbacks, mistakes, and a rescue plan with great consequences.
“I am a bra” In the final installment of the “Meet The Team” interviews, you will get to know Tabula RASA’s new Web & Design Manager: Renske Wienen. During the upcoming academic year, she will be the one to … Continue reading Meet the Team: Renske Wienen
“I like being on top of people” With the new academic year fast approaching, the TR Daily Board thought it was high time you got to know the stories behind the red lipstick. In this four part series we will introduce … Continue reading Meet the Team: Yonna Kuipers