Why Maths is a Good Class

This week, I hope to upset you with another unpopular opinion: namely, that mathematics is a useful class to teach in secondary schools - and that a few mandatory hours of it wouldn’t even be displaced in the IS programme.

Conquering the Springtime Slump

It’s May. Temperatures are rising, the skies are clearing, and your productivity is falling. As summer break - and final exams - inch closer, you find yourself absentmindedly looking at plane tickets during your tutorials.


As someone who has had the (mis)fortune - depending on who you ask -  to have lived in Italy for most of my life, I believe I am in a pretty qualified position to speak about the country.

Utopia Magazine

The meaning of Utopia is not only restricted to the concept of an unreachable dream but according to our authors, it is much closer than you would think!

Technologies x Human Rights: repercussions, downsides, and benefits

On Tuesday April 19th, from 19:00 to 20:30, Amnesty The Hague and L.S.A. Custodia – the study association for Security Studies and Crisis and Security Management students of Leiden University – co-hosted a panel discussion on Human Rights (HR) and Technology. The event took place in the Leiden University College Auditorium and included three panellists:... Continue Reading →

The bready: Garlic flatbread

Bread is a classic in so many cuisines, but as students, we do not all have access to an oven. This is where the magic of flatbread occurs: it’s just like bread, but you cook it in a pan.

This is Nutella

"She is my alarm clock, my walking buddy, and my source of peace and comfort. And so, I have no regrets becoming a student-dog owner."

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