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XR ‘welcomes’ Upfield to WUR

Thursday, July 2nd: As we speak, a student meeting of Extinction Rebellion (XR) is held in the Atlas building to discuss the transparency of ties of WUR with corporations. This after the recent announcement of multinational Upfield opening up an office at campus. Especially the lack of transparency and democracy are being examined. As is […]

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Ode to Brightspace

by Caroline Herman Apocalyps Thursday the 12th of march, I was sitting in the library in the evening, studying for my exam the day after. At 7pm I got a mail in my WUR inbox, telling me that my exam was going to be in the evening at 6.30 instead of 8.30 in the morning, because […]

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WUR dialogues hijacked by presenter

What was supposed to be an easy night out in ‘The Spot’ ended up in a small drama, as a conversation was brutally kidnapped by a presenter. Bystanders described the conversation as friendly and interesting and always in a good mood, but critics mention it was naive to go out in the Spot at that […]

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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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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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The life-changing journey?

Thesis writing… We all have to face it at some point, and whether we dread it or can’t wait for it, we all are caught by surprise at some point. A 6-month-long conversation on theses, based on true events; and all with a cynic’s advice to boot. The constant struggle between denial and fear of […]

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Wageningen and the Fifth of May:

A brief history of the story behind liberation

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