Opinion

5 ways to smoke on campus

Since this July, the campus is officially smoke-free. Nowadays, policies are aimed to bully those that still like to put on a sigaret and that’s why we came up with 5 ways to still smoke on campus.

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Resource Review No.19, 2020

In this new rubric, what was special, exciting or strange from WUR’s own Resource Magazine? We present the highlights of Resource No. 19, 2020.

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Give your opinion about student loans: #nietmijnschuld

To put an end to the current student ‘leenstelsel’ (loan system), S.A.W. is leading the #nietmijnschuld (not my debt/ not my fault) campaign in Wageningen. In the next two weeks, students can give their input on what they think should change. We speak to Sammy Xie, treasurer of S.A.W. who is eager to share with us the importance of the campaign.

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Bring back a sense of humanity to our university.

We carry on at our normal study pace in these absurd times. Wouldn’t it be better to take a breath and maybe think about how to do this online learning thing properly first? No, WUR thinks not.

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Some sympathy for Idealis

Many students reacted outraged and emotional to housing cooperation Idealis who, as they and all housing corporations do every year, raised their rent with about 5€ a month. They accused Idealis for being insensitive to the corona crisis and its effect on students who now lost their job and are not able to pay their […]

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New crowdfunding campaign for student housing monopoly holder

Owner of 5000 rooms in Wageningen feels very sorry for raising rent. An opinion piece We received some sad news from Idealis in our mailbox the other day. They don’t know where the future will go and have a hard time making the ends meet. But it is not like Idealis to just sit still […]

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Please help poor students pay WUR! Donate to the WUR fund.

To help those students with a difficult financial situation, WUR started a crowdfunding campaign. In all their generosity the multi-million company WUR offers the possibility for you, a student that is living on government loans and frozen pizza, to pay for their tuition fees. We slightly rewrote the original crowdfunding text. Additions are marked. We […]

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The threat behind pursuing customer health with traffic light indicators

Many news and facts running through the digital World exist only because of the hype built around them. One recent hype that wanders around: Nutri-scores. Traffic light indicators that tell you which food is good and which is bad.

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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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