By Hannah Vonberg, Arianna Pearlstein, & Helena Reinders As the climate changes towards higher temperatures and less reliable weather, one of the main concerns for governments, non-state actors, and every single one of us is water. Water, especially freshwater, is essential to all forms of life on our planet; we
By Rosalie de Vries Knowledge is power and power is money. These associations are often made and have led to the widespread encouragement to ‘get yourself an education’. A quick search of the Dutch employment market on google – via job searching database Jooble – shows that there are (only)
By Mara Ciu If you were still in school when the COVID-19 pandemic first turned everyone’s lives around, then you might be very familiar with the concept of “online teaching and learning”. But something extremely obvious underlies that- if you are reading this on a PC/laptop/mobile phone that you have
By Hannah Vonberg Sustainability as a concept is becoming more and more prominent in our society. It is commonly defined as ‘meet[ing] the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs,’ and closely tied to climate change and our way of consuming.
By Helena Reinders More and more students are starting their own businesses. The amount of students with their own (successful) start-up already doubled between 2012 and 2014 from 3% to 6 %. This number has doubled once more between then and 2019. That would put us currently at a percentage
By Hannah Vonberg Climate change has been a major scientific concern since at least the 1960s, yet it is still largely dismissed from political agendas in many countries. With the COVID-19 pandemic, Fridays for Future protestors have had to stay at home while politicians were busy trying to solve the
By Joanna Sowińska Human knowledge can be defined as the assimilation of information achieved through discoveries, analysis, interpretations, and the confirmation of theories. The acquisition of knowledge starts with human senses, such as imagination, faith, reason or instinct. These contribute information to develop academic disciplines such as mathematics, the arts,