How can students have a constructive discussion with representatives of a non-democratic country, while at the same time avoiding the problem of giving legitimacy to ‘dangerous’, or authoritarian, ideas?
University is not just a place for you to study. If you use your knowledge to get a good income or to secure a workplace otherwise unreachable, you miss out on the main scope of your studies: to experience knowledge.
Over the recent months, Severino has been working on his own shoes customisation business called “Mont3nero” (pronounced as “Monte nero”), named after the magnificent Etna volcano close to his hometown of Catania.
Following Leiden University’s decision to install scanners on top of classroom and lecture hall entries, numerous students grew worried that their privacy might be at stake. The University has tried to clear out many of the doubts revolving around the scanners in an email to all students sent a few weeks ago. It explained that... Continue Reading →