Year: 2019

4 + 1 tricks to make the most of your Christmas at home (Southern European edition)

Ah, here it is! ‘Tis the season for meeting with relatives over copious amounts of food and partaking in conversations you really want to have regarding either politics or your personal life (i.e. wondering if you have a partner yet). Although we all love a good Christian holiday, turn your Christmas from okay to FUN with these simple tips:

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Flixbus Phenomenology

Eco mobility and a more conscious approach to traveling have been a little bit of trend this past summer. Starting from the fairy godmother of all the environmentalists: Greta Thunberg, deciding to not travel by plane because of the environmental impact of the aviation industry. Well, kudos to Greta and all the people who decide to travel by bus, train, boat or whatever mean of transportation that lets them cut their personal carbon footprint.

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Comedy is the Rebel of the Entertainment World

The beauty of comedy is that it makes you laugh but it also makes you think.

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Why did the board not receive the indigenous people of the Amazon

The 31st of October, a delegation representing the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) strived to make change during their visit to the Wageningen Campus. While previously being welcomed by Pope Francis and French president Emmanuel Macron, Wageningen University gave a slightly colder welcome; when the indigenous peoples of Brazil knocked on their door, the board […]

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People and Himalayan Salt

Yes people. The answer to the stress problem was standing on your kitchen sink all along, being innocent and pink and rocky.

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And Save our Summer Savings (Discussion)

What’s going on with the new winter time? Our reporter watched the news carefully (obsessively) and noticed something peculiar. Food for conspiracies!

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Who is to blame for the Dutch agricultural impasse?

An opinion piece – by David Benjamin de Winter One of the most heated and prevalent discussions in Dutch society right now, and most certainly in the hallways of Wageningen University, is the debate about the reculturisation of our agricultural landscape. The discussion is in full swing at this moment, as many people are afraid […]

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Next year’s Nobel Prize for Wageningen – this is how we do it

It is the most disappointing time of year for our beloved university. The awarding of the Nobel Prizes. For the 118th year in a row, Wageningen continues its dry spell, as again none of its researchers managed to win a prestigious Nobel prize. Even yesterday’s economic prize was out of WUR’s reach! How about next […]

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Dutch music: an essential guide in 6 songs.

The last few decades, European culture has been dominated by US influences and definitely US pop songs. Now, with Trump in power, a cultural void needs to be filled: here are 6 amazing Dutch songs you should listen to!

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