Tag: out and about

The Beauty of Difference – II

By Andrea Undecimo Life in Middelburg is very different from that in Ho Chi Minh. Quite a banality, one could say. But what does it really mean to move from the noise and cheerfulness of the Asian city to the quietness and tidiness of Middelburg? What impacts does such a change have on one’s personality;…

The Beauty of Difference – I

By Andrea Undecimo Being so used to the diversity that forms our small University, we sometimes forget what it really means to come from a different background, to have had another upbringing from ours and ultimately to see the world from a different perspective. Part of the educational process is, I believe, to put oneself…

A Week on the Red Carpet

By Andrea Undecimo The thought of people walking down red carpets in elegant dresses, a rich selection of premiere movies from all around the world, and juries that must present awards for the best movies. All this is usually associated with the glamour of Hollywood or the sophistication of the Cannes and Venice festivals, but…

Small talks on Art – II

By Andrea Undecimo The room is filled with paintings, drawings and stamps; a palette with colors on the table is waiting to be used. The speaker is crackling a joyful jazz symphony. While sitting on his couch, one has the feeling of having just entered the atelier of a famous artist. If it wasn’t for…

Small talks on Art: An Interview with Nuria – I

By Andrea Undecimo The foggy mornings and the rust-colored landscapes that appear through our windows these days can only mean one thing: summer is behind us and another semester has just started. Deadlines, papers and exams are frighteningly close; but together with them come cozy conversations with a cup of tea and a vibrant social…

Part II: Got Ink?

An inside look at UCR’s tattoo culture By Natalie Burduli Did you enjoy reading about your fellow classmates and their unique tattoos? Did you maybe feel inspired to hit up the nearest tattoo parlor to try out this amazing art on yourself? Or do you need a few more stories to really get you thinking…

Part I: Got Ink?

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 their personality. They use this space wisely, crafting beautiful tattoos that will remain with them…

An Interview With 45ACIDBABIES

The Garage Electro Punk Group That Will Blow You Away By Natalia Burduli All the way from Utrecht, the garage-electro-punk pop group 45ACIDBABIES made their way to our lovely Middelburg. They were invited to perform last week Tuesday at the Stukafest Afterparty. Stukafest was an overall great success, bringing together amazing performances scattered across different…

Love in A Sentence

By Natalie Burduli Valentine’s Day is already behind us, and we are sure that you are feeling overwhelmed after a day full of love and appreciation! Hopefully, you had some time to give a hug to your friends, send a message to your family, and steal a kiss from that special someone. If instead you…

Legally Blonde: The Musical Spectacle

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. When the doors finally open, the group nervously moves forward, knowing that there are only…

City Travel Guides: The Dublin Edition!

By Aoife Holohan We’re back again with another city guide for the travel bug infected among you. This week we’re taking you on just a short trip across the water to the city of Dublin. When to go:  If you don’t mind the cold, try and make it over for the Christmas season. The frosty…

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