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Blog: Brazilian beef, BBQ and culture

My name is Lennart Borau, a German Bachelor’s student of Communication Science. Currently I am living my personal dream of being able to live in Brazil. In the upcoming four months, I will keep you updated about my experiences in this place 10.000 kilometres from home.

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Schaduwzijde van strategie internationalisering

In zijn ‘taal-notitie’ herhaalt het college van bestuur de belangrijkste argumenten om een volledig Engelstalige universiteit te worden. Ten eerste is een grotere internationale instroom nodig om ‘marktaandeel te behouden’, ten tweede dient de universiteit-van-de-toekomst studenten op te leiden als global citizens en voor te bereiden op een internationale, Engelstalige werkkring. Op beide argumenten valt veel af te dingen, maar kan ook op langere termijn ongewenste gevolgen hebben.

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Lange arm

Het commentaar van U-Today. Het UT-bestuur moet verantwoordelijkheid nemen voor besluiten en daarmee medewerkers ontzien die belast zijn met de uitvoer. De hele UT-gemeenschap is gebaat bij duidelijkheid over de arm die vanuit de Vleugel dirigeert.

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Blog: Urban mobility and Portuguese lessons

My name is Lennart Borau, a German Bachelor’s student of Communication Science. Currently I am living my personal dream of being able to live in Brazil. In the upcoming months, I will keep you updated about my experiences in this place 10.000 kilometres from home.

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Pop Culture

'1984' through the eyes of a scientist

We binge-watch one Netflix show after another, we devour movies and games. Often, it is little more than mindless entertainment. Sometimes, however, it raises scientific questions. Pop culture viewed through the eyes of a scientist. This time, Kevin Macnish, Assistant Professor in Ethics and IT, shares his views on the book 1984 by George Orwell. Beware, if you haven’t read the book: spoiler alert!

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New caterer review

Horst: happy taste buds, unhappy wallet

New academic year, new caterer. Since the summer, all on-campus catering is provided by Appèl. The company’s FoodCity concept brings many different food stations to the university, all freshly refurbished and unique in their offer. We decided to try them all. Our last stop is in the Horst.

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Blog: tanks and the hurricane

My name is Lennart Borau, a German Bachelor’s student of Communication Science. Currently I am living my personal dream of being able to live in Brazil. In the upcoming four months, I will keep you updated about my experiences in this place 10.000 kilometres from home.

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New caterer review

Theatercafé: You are not in a cafeteria anymore

New academic year, new caterer. Since the summer, all on-campus catering is provided by Appèl. The company’s FoodCity concept brings many different food stations to the university, all freshly refurbished and unique in their offer. We decided to try them all. Today we cast our critical eye on Theatercafé in the Vrijhof.

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Spiegel: fewer choices, more Asia

New academic year, new caterer. Since the summer, all on-campus catering is provided by Appèl. The company’s FoodCity concept brings many different food stations to the university, all freshly refurbished and unique in their offer. We decided to try them all. This time we head out to the Spiegel.

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Ravelijn: no pizza, no pasta (yet)

New academic year, new caterer. Since the summer, all on-campus catering is provided by Appèl. The company’s FoodCity concept brings many different food stations to the university, all freshly refurbished and unique in their offer. We decided to try them all. Today we will cast our critical eye on the Ravelijn.

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More variety and a milk machine

New caterer review: Waaier

New academic year, new caterer. Since the summer, all on-campus catering is provided by Appèl. The company’s FoodCity concept brings many different food stations to the university, all freshly refurbished and unique in their offer. We decided to try them all. Let’s start with the cafeteria in the Waaier.

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Column

Mosquitos

Don’t blame me if this turns out to be a lousy column. The culprits are hiding somewhere in my bedroom, drunk on my blood. Behind a curtain, atop my wardrobe and on the ceiling, they quietly wait for nightfall before resuming their attacks on my body. I did not sleep a wink last night.

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