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Chabon’s Moonglow – A Reader’s Review

Michael Chabon’s Moonglow (2016) takes on the challenge goal of condensing the author’s complex family history into one engaging read. One part autobiography, one part fiction, multiple parts speculation and embellishment, the end product makes for a satisfying read. Chabon manages to interweave the sting of his family’s hardships with that of a larger collective…

Veritas Forum 2017: Dare To Be A Fool

By Jantine Wignand After both of the speakers had given the audience a warning during their personal introduction — that if you were religious and did not want to be offended and if you were an atheist and did not want to be touched by the love of God, you’d better leave the room — the…

Upcoming: Vrijheidscollege in De Spot

By Yonna Kuipers May 5th 2017 will mark 72 years since the liberation of the Netherlands from Nazi Germany. Liberation has been an important topic in Dutch history and identity for a long time. In light of this, there are also the Roosevelt Four Freedom awards. An award based on FDR’s 1941 speech, promoting four…

Life Imitates Art – A Film, A Poem, And A Song

“Why do we need to have this GSA-week?” It’s a good question. It’s also a convenient question because the very act of asking it, provides the answer. If LGBT visibility were more integrated in popular media, a week like this would perhaps not raise such instant resistance. By isolating LGBT-media, a lot of people might…

Campveerse Toren: High Tea In Style

For those of you craving sweetness, there are a lot of options to tackle those cravings right here in Middelburg. We have Honeypie for red velvet cake, De Juf for millionaire’s shortcake and Expresszo for special coffees – but what if you want to take it outside of our beloved student town? Then hop on…

LENSE Film Festival: Winners, Wonders and Witches

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 are shown, after which they battled for the numerous prizes up for grabs. UCR students,…

Your new Dutch Playlist

Kensington This band of four is seen by many as the biggest Dutch rock band of the moment. Kensington’s lyrics are written in English, making them accessible for non-Dutch speakers, and as a result, the band is currently playing shows in other countries outside the Netherlands. Kensington’s lyrics are successful in representing life in an…

Jelle Hubertse for RASA Chair

Election season is here! The first posters are appearing on campus and there are whispers in the streets of who might run for what coveted big board position. For the first election interview of the season, Tabula Rasa’s Eden sits down with Jelle Hubertse. Can you introduce yourself? I’m Jelle Hubertse and I’m 19 years…

Flash #8: Floodings, Legs, and Triggers

After a well-deserved Spring Break, Tabula Rasa is back with your weekly coverage of news you might have missed being responsible students. Russian opposition leader in jail Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail following the Sunday protests against the corruption in the Russian government. The protests were sparked by a report…

Your New Israeli Playlist

Music is in many respects the best way to internalize the feel of a new country. From political lyrics to local videos, consider music to be your most reliable guide. Starting off Tabula Rasa’s new series, titled “Your New XXX Playlist”, this first installment is an overview of some prime Israeli bands. Do you want…

Professional Journalism Legging It

  Last Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May signed article 50 of the Lisbon treaty, which starts the ball rolling for Brexit. You would think that this would be the most important news story in British newspapers this week – but no. The Daily Mail decided to run with a story on Tuesday which is…

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