Literary Love of your Life

By Lotte Timmermans  With all of us adjusting to the Dutch autumn (which is the same as Dutch summer and winter but with even more wind), nothing beats snuggling under a warm blanket, rain trickling softly on the windows, to open the first page of a new book. Unfortunately, after hours of investing emotionally in…

Dear No One

By Warsha Autar Dear No one, How was your month? Hopefully it was better than mine - I felt disappointed I couldn’t add anything to an MUN training, my grades weren’t as high as I had hoped, and I texted the person I liked, only to get friendzoned. Hard. Long story short, instead of feeling…

But have you been there yet? The Hague Cosy Edition

Winter in The Netherlands, if you haven’t already noticed, is cold, wet, and windy. Once daylight savings kick in, it feels like there are only a few hours of light a day, and those hours are never guaranteed to have sun. However, cheer up, as The Hague does have a few cosy and affordable corners…

The Great Debate: Western Media

What about Everybody Else? By Jitze De Vries Over 400 deaths. 600 more missing. A large city was the target of mother nature yet again, destroying everything in her path. However, as many of you might think of Houston, Florida or perhaps Bangladesh, these figures actually belong to a somewhere a shorter plane-ride away, yet…

Shawarma Karma: Misguided Magnanimity in Moscow

By Francis Farrell How should one feel when they get mistaken for the poor, the homeless, or the begging? What does it say about us and our society when this occurs? I sure as hell haven’t figured out the answer, but a recent couple of incidents in Moscow, exactly one week apart, where the universe seemed…