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Blog: A Tale of Social Cohesion
I have a high trust in civil society. Higher than recommendable, as my mother remarks. So when I lost my wallet two weeks ago I lost my wallet, this was an awful experience initial...
Blog: All along the watchtower
I have great affection for Wageningen University. It is such a freeing and enriching place to be. Nevertheless, it is getting too crowded now, and I can’t help but missing the inti...
Blog: The Scream of the Dying Pig
Protests against a meatless Monday highlight the feelings of certain groups of consumers toward regulating boundless meat consumption. It is interesting to see how, when environmen...
Blog: Loving the lifelong learning
Studying longer has some cons but it also brings unique learning opportunities. It may as well future-proof your character.
Blog: Funky academic life at the ELLS
I was among the students who went to the ELLS scientific student conference that took place on 13 and 14 November in Prague. We need more conferences like this!
Blog: While you are young
Lately I hear the buzzwords ‘youth’, ‘creativity’, ‘entrepreneurship’ and ‘innovation’ being used together, across talks, academic initiatives, and events. To what extent is it goo...
Blog: The Coming of Age of Agricultural Development
Last Thursday, the Study Circle for Development Issues SKOV held a meeting on agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa. Resource-blogger Camilla found the mix of old and youn...
Blog: Internet debates
Internet discussions and posts, within and outside academia, are a unique means for freely exchanging opinions. However, have you ever noticed how violent, valueless and frustratin...
Blog: Oh no, I am a Yccie!
Hipsters are over, and a new category is coming down the pipe: the yuccie. This term stands for Young Urban Creative and I think they can be found all over Wageningen. OK, ‘Urban’ ...
Blog: Humane treatment of animals
The moral progress of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated, writes blogger Camilla Ponte, inspired by some great thinkers.