Hospi Culture as Reality TV: Entertainment in a Housing Crisis
If you try to google whether it is easy to get into Wageningen, you might find out that it is statistically hard to not get
If you try to google whether it is easy to get into Wageningen, you might find out that it is statistically hard to not get
On how WUR has changed its admission policy regarding English requirements and how the Netherlands called for a halt on foreign student recruitment, pinning internationals
We often hear about how “the Big 4” agrochemical and seed giants such as Bayer and Syngenta conduct research at WUR,but there is little talk
On march 15th, the Netherlands will vote for the government of the provincial states and for the water authority. While only Dutch nationals are allowed to vote for the provincial state government, most international students will have the right to vote for the water authority.
Eric (23) has been a student at Wageningen University for two years. “I often tell my friends that I believe that we need to change
His collection of pictures, entitled “Nuova Napoli”, tells us a story that takes place in Naples.
WUR researchers have made a huge leap towards vegan food fusion this week.
The Uitwaarden is ready to skate on but you don’t have ice skates yet. Well this review is here to help you find the look you’re going for.
ATLAS AURORA AXIS FORUM GAIA GLOBAL LOUNGE HELIX IMPULSE LEEUWENBORG aka LEBO LUMEN OMNIA ORION RADIX
Even in sleepy Wageningen, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) possesses a quiet force that precludes students from engaging in meaningful discourse…
Find out more about the inner workings of the SCS
The Jester Art Expo strikes again! A new initiative to make campus more fun and promote local artists.
Newsflash! WUR has more than a few programs dedicated to the environment and climate change.
Students in the Netherlands will be charged interest on their student loans starting in 2023. We had an exclusive interview with the prime minister to find out why.
From protests, to cutting off pieces of their hair to send to Iran’s embassy, students at WUR are joining in the fight for Iran’s women, life, and freedom.
A new initiative to make campus more fun and promote local artists, with a monthly art exposition in our book-sharing spot in Aurora.
The irony of discussing de-growth in an ever-growing campus was hard to miss this Monday in the newly built Omnia building; perhaps WUR’s board members should have attended too.
“Clearance sales at the pharmacy have never been deadlier”. A post-apocalyptic short story to get spooky season started!
To commemorate the 8 years of Louise Fresco’s presidency of the Executive Board, WUR held a contest to award her bike to one valiant student.
The aim of this article is not to say that there are good and bad White people. My intention here is to highlight how White
The Opening of the Academic Year Ceremony took place this week featuring concepts of tentacular thinking, empty words, and politics of care.
The boards decision and what it could mean for the next president
Digging up the dirt on earth as a superfood, what it means, and how it could change your life
A poem on keeping the wheel turning amid the turning of the summer season
Gala, a fellow Jester and WUR student, approaches routine and self-growth in period 6. Is the solution a panini, journal, and vibrator? Read more!
An article intended to be published by Resource has yet to happen. Read the email correspondences, and get more insights!
A re-published article titled “A little bit of clay in your coffee” by SasaHara. Save the date on the 27th of June for a symposium at WUR – more info at the end of the article
How complicit has the Netherlands been in financing a fascist dictator and his war machine?
Underneath all the glossy sustainability marketing, does WUR play a knowing role in greenwashing?
It all started with a mysterious invitation and an odd telephone call
Find out if student consideration drove campus votes.
A group of 22 students is taking a stance for a more progressive curriculum at WUR.
The results are out! Can we say that the Student Council is representative of WUR’s students?
Find out why the Student Council censored an analysis video of the debate hours before the election closed.
An overview of the Student Council (SC) elections that have just started.
Say goodbye to one of your housemates!
Why did the toad cross the road? Hop on this amphibian story.
Learn more about the activities and events Wageningen has to offer.
Another victim of WUR’s ruthless streamlining.
Resource has not always been the feel-good, advertisement machine of WUR.
Who will take up the reins, and what will this mean for our university?
Read our guide to avoid getting lost in the depths of the seat booking system
A bee hotel that provides food source and nesting places for bees
Judith, Evelien and Jeroen from the LTAY campaign met with Arthur Mol – Vice chair of the Executive board and Ingrid Hijman – Head of
A Poem by Pieres K.
Main concerns: lack of transparency and pressure from companies to change
Five WUR students have been given a 225 euro fine and a two-week conditional prison sentence.
With ambitious environmetal targets, it has understandably put agri-businesses on edge.
A Poem by Smaranda Filip
“There are silver linings to every story”
The Old Herbarium Once upon a time, on the road up to the Wageningse Berg, lay WUR’s old Herbarium and tropical greenhouse. The Herbarium stored
RUW Foundation has released a report based on the outcomes of a series of discussions it hosted to delve into the topic of how WUR
I am involved in Beatreece Circus, a project that started almost two years ago and that in 2021 gave birth to Divina Tragedia: tales of
WAGENINGEN’S BICYCLE HEROES It’s Tuesday evening in the corner of the Forum basement, and a group of volunteer students slips on their orange jumpsuits, ready
Claiming ignorance does not mean innocence If innocence is ignorance, as Kierkegaard suggests, it means that we cannot be innocent without being ignorant. Then, how
Once upon a time, The world stopped. The day started like any other, With students flocking to campus and Missing those long days of summer
Sitting on the bus from Ede to Wageningen after a long and arduous train ride can really be a pain in the ass. But imagine
At the opening of the academic year, Louise Fresco announced that the patents on the gene editing technique known as CRISPR-Cas will be free for
The Jester recently met with two members of LTAY to talk about their campaign. Evelien is a recent graduate who launched the campaign in Wageningen
WAGENINGEN Why go? Wageningen, or Wagga for youngsters, is alluring. This small historic town in Gelderland receives much exposure for its ground-breaking university that focuses
Be they furry or fluffy, slimy or scaly, big and podgy or slender and tender, Wageningen is full of animals you never thought could be
Where does WUR get its impeccable international reputation from? Well, according to WUR’s own website, it all starts with having colonies. The history of WUR
Reading the news, voting, and getting naked all seem legitimate ways of being an active participant in our university’s decision making. But where has this
The new academic year will soon start, you are at the dawn of an exciting time of your life. Do you already feel a strong
Wageningen has so much more to offer than just the physical realm. Why go outside when you have Facebook groups just one click away? Whether
Last few summers the Dutch news was filled with messages on droughts, low ground water levels and even dried up river transport routes. However this
As part of the One Wageningen policy, WUR have decided to integrate the voices of farmers into the campus ecosystem. “Farmers have always been looking
A recent sign at the Bongerd gym stating that crop tops are not allowed has sparked big discussions amongst Wageningen students since Monday. A Facebook
Last Tuesday, the impact of WUR’s collaboration with the private sector was discussed in a digital event hosted by RUW and Otherwise. In the panel
Wageningen municipality council has nominated Floor Vermeulen for the vacancy of mayor. The 36 year old VVD politician is currently deputy in South-Holland. Now you
As many market goer may have forgotten, there are restaurants and shops in Wageningen too. Run by people in buildings who are passionate about food
It’s the 27th of April. I’m woken up by a tingling feeling in my belly and some shouting kids outside. I realise it’s King’s day, the most wonderful time of the year.
While some of you left Wageningen when Covid-19 hit, others stayed and often looked forward to Saturdays to wander around the market and share a
It’s a lazy Saturday, the weather is amazing and you are ready to go to the one and only Saturday market! You arrive at Raadhuisplein,
Since filming yourself taking an exam has been normalised, WUR decided to take another step into the secure online age. Students must now verify that
After a refreshing and rejuvenating four-day-holiday, students return to university with new-found enthusiasm. With the restful weekend break behind her, Alex is delighted to keep
A potential alien landing spot has been sighted in Wageningen on the terrain next to Unifarm. Crop circles have been discovered in the shape of
It’s the 5th of March. For many a day like any other. But this year, for me, it is special. It is the day I
If it was up to Wageningen, the world would have been a better place. D66 would rule sovereignly and GroenLinks would be the second biggest
Tomorrow there’s Dutch national elections, and most likely you have seen the posters hanging around.
After years of loyal poetry service, city poet Ivanka de Ruijter moves on and that means that Wageningen is now hiring a new city poet.
Although recent plans to build a solar park at Nergena were cancelled, WUR is determined to remain the Roi Soleil du Vallei.
WUR calls for ‘common sense’ after Black Friday shoppers throng the streets on campus for those amazing MOOC deals. Scenes of the packed bridge at the little pond with the cute swans have raises alarm bells with health authorities asking the public to act responsibly.
In this feature we interviewed our university to find out how they manage to look so damn good and attract so much hot private interest?
While some people turn to picking up old and new hobbies, domesticate whole cultures of yeast and bacteria in their kitchen, or exhaust the Dutch supply of puzzle games, the WUR seems to have found their way of beating boredom during a global pandemic. New buildings.
It seems that the most pressing factor that determines chicken health commonly goes by the name of ‘financial interests’ and it does not really require an animal nutrition degree to understand it, but instead you can make use of this thorough and useful guide on how to follow the researchers’ footsteps.
When Covid-19 hit and governmental restrictions made it increasingly difficult to stand up for resistance, at first Tom was afraid it would stop him from
Kim (23) was happy to hear a few years ago that she would not receive any student subsidy (stufi) because all the money would be
In an ultimate effort to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Wageningen, supermarkets have offered to open their shops the 25th of December. The municipality
Fake News That Could Have Been True: You also have this feeling that the best seat is always taken in the library? This is true:
In the last decade, companies have done their ultimate best to look as green as possible. What did you do?
Did the university already prank you? Evert* was a first year’s master student Food Technology at the WUR when he subscribed for the Food Components
The time that scientists were figuring out how gravity works or whether the earth spins around the sun or the other way around is over.
Revenue With a total revenue of €728 million, WUR has quite some money to spend. Main sponsor is the Dutch government that finances the university
There are (at least) two sides to almost everything. You name it, it has two sides. Facemasks: front and back. Lockdown: ups and downs. The
The year is 2020, the world is entirely occupied by a fast-food chain. Well not entirely! One small village of indomitable hippies still holds out against the invaders.
Half a litre weizen now €3,50
Do you have what it takes to become a influencWUR?
New Jester, also in PDF, come and see, come and see
Resource magazine is sure about it, although infections took place during the AID, the outbreak has nothing to do with the AID.
Since this July, the campus is officially smoke-free. That means that smoking is no longer allowed anywhere on campus, including the designated smoking-areas that used
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
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.
Again, a multinational decided to settle in Wageningen. Say welcome to Upfield.
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.
Last week, 28.7% of the students voted during the student council elections and here are the results: Of the 3,402 valid votes: 388 votes have
In response to the article posted last week on this site, in which was claimed that VeSte used contracts to assure themselves from the support
In the recent report on the new road around campus, six routes were proposed to race around campus. Because many of you probably could not tell the difference between the six alternatives, we describe here what makes every route so special. Which variant would you choose?
Student associations sign a contract that forces them to support VeSte.
In honor of liberation day, a special edition of the Wageningen Herald was brought out today. Content: A history of 5th of May in Wageningen.
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.
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
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
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
A cartoon by Dominique Rooks.
Quarantine News For Wageningen
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
According to the financial report of WUR, a professor holding a personal chair made 365.547 and a half euro in 2017 and that’s even more than the Dutch prime minister. How is this possible?
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.
In response to an article published on news platform Follow the Money, members of parliament De Groot en Paternotte (D66) have filed questions regarding the independence and reliability of WUR’s research. They have officially asked for a response of both the Dutch ministers of agriculture and education.
Are you a green beaver? Do you have powers to release climate guilt? An opinion piece.
We tried to interpret Resource’s drawing accompanying this week’s article ‘What Should WUR Do About The Climate Crisis’ Let’s start by describing what we see
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
by Marta Vallvé Òdena 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
Drawing not by author but from the great wide internet. Eco mobility and a more conscious approach to traveling have been a little bit of trend
The beauty of comedy is that it makes you laugh but it also makes you think.
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
Yes people. The answer to the stress problem was standing on your kitchen sink all along, being innocent and pink and rocky.
What’s going on with the new winter time? Our reporter watched the news carefully (obsessively) and noticed something peculiar. Food for conspiracies!
An opinion piece – by David Benjamin de Winter One of the most heated and prevalent discussions in Dutch society right now, and most certainly
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,
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!
Already almost four months ago, on a cloudy Friday afternoon in May, a few hundred students and citizens of Wageningen came together to march the streets of our small town, to raise awareness for the climate crisis we are in. What has happened since? (too little)
On Monday this week, over 15 tents popped up next to the pond, creating a small stir in the ever quiet Wageningen. A group of
Getting scammed is something that happens in big cities, on sketchy websites and when you’re trying this new gin-tonic diet that REALLY WORKS!>! But nowadays
Depends, are you looking for a room?
#3 will Amaze you!!!
The years of Louise Fresco in the board of Unilever were not without merit. On campus we can now enjoy a state of the art
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
One of the most heated and prevalent discussions in the hallways of this university is the communication from and positioning of the president of our board; Louise Fresco. The critique over Fresco’s position and actions lies in the debate over her links with big businesses and how she is strengthening the links between the university and these corporations.
A brief history of the story behind liberation
There is no one better to teach us about the fundamental nature of Wageningen then it’s city poet. Ivanka de Ruijter is 25 years old
Consider for a second what you value the most about education in Wageningen. Every single one of us may have a different answer but a
Young people, mostly students, are marching down the Hoogstraat in the city centre of Wageningen. It is Friday the 17 of May. Attracted by the
We study and work at one of the greenest universities world-wide. In January this year, WUR was rated the greenest and most sustainable university in