Day: October 10, 2013

An Apology by Erodios

In the three years that we attend UCR, most people engage in committees, perform as motivated students and “occasionally” party. In other words: academics, extracurricular activities and socializing with or without a specific context. We probably need sleep, too. Sometimes these activities clash; your friends are partying when you have to study, a housemate wakes…

A Pope for Change?

By Tajha Chappellet-Lanier Staff Writer Pope Francis I has been making headlines since the night he was chosen as Pope. Fellow newsreaders may remember his early days in Rome, when he attracted attention by paying for his own hotel room and, famously, taking the bus to the Vatican. The societal values implicit in this are…

Catalonia: The Next State of Europe?

By Charlotte Berends UCR Class of 2014 On Thursday, September 26, the Catalan Parliament adopted a resolution stating that an exact date, an explicit question, and the precise legal process for a referendum on the self-determination of Catalonia would be determined by the end of the year. This resolution marks yet another step in Catalonia’s…

Part of the Community: ‘t Hof Welgelegen

By Douwe van den Berg Staff Writer For the last few years there have been posters in Eleanor promoting a weekly vegetable bag for students. These vegetables originate from a local farm called ‘t Hof Welgelegen, an organic farm in Middelburg run by the van der Kreeke family. This farm is quite special; the owners…

In The Spotlight: GamesCo and ArtCo

By Florentina Mion Staff Writer Are you looking for some time off? Are you sick of doing your homework? Do you just want some relaxation? Well, then these two societies might be something to go and check out! If you are interested in board games, videogames, and any other sort of games you can imagine,…

The Road to Equality in the UN Security Council

By Julia Airey Staff Writer Recent diplomatic actions in the 68th session of the UN General Assembly by Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Mugabe, has caused the much-discussed debate about representation in the Security Council to resurface.  President Mugabe argued that the UN does its members an injustice by allowing Europe two of the five seats on…

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