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Volunteer at the Stichting Haags Dierencentrum

A Dog isn’t just for Christmas…

by Andra Ciuperca, Lara Govea, & Verena Zimmer. The winter holidays are approaching! And while the university grounds are alight with holiday cheer (and deadlines fear) perhaps you have been missing snuggling up with your fluffy friend from back home as of late. Or maybe you just have some extra time on your hands and ...

The African Committee

The True African Narrative

By Lis Camelia for the BASIS African Committee Wanuri Kahui is a Kenyan artist and storyteller. She is also the co-founder of AfroBubbleGum, a company that funds and promotes the telling of African stories that have no political agenda. Stories that are not specifically about tragedies and pain, but that promote the use of science ...

Homeless in The Hague

Homelessness in The Hague

By Nicole Kadlec & Marissa Preston Over the past few weeks the Equality Committee has been visiting the homeless of The Hague, interviewing those who were willing to share their story. The project was carried out in the hope of a better understanding of the situation and of the people we see on the streets ...

Frostbreak, Heartbite

By Kinan Aldaioub Illustration by Noor Lorist The woman in winter As if she did not feel the cold And the cold did not feel her … Do you know that feeling? When even the wind is afraid to come out In fear of the nipping cold When even the sun is silent, as if ...

Between a Rock and a Hard State: Growing up as a Political Prisoner

By Gemma Ksenia La Guardia Dheisheh Refugee Camp sits cramped and crowded between high fences at the southern end of Bethlehem in Palestine. Established after the Arab-Israeli War of 1948, further waves of Palestinian refugees have arrived there after subsequent wars. Since 1948, it has grown in population, but hardly in size, and now houses ...

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