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Blog: The tragedy of the thermodynamic student kitchen
Little has fascinated me more during my time in Wageningen than that ultimate, inescapable incubator of cultures, standards, values and habits that is the shared student kitchen.
Blog: Will there be hope for Gorilla?
This week, I want to thank the people who invited Jane Goodall to campus. What a legend!
Blog: Peace, love and happiness
As much as I enjoyed myself on the fifth of May celebrations, I also felt a bit uneasy. Once upon a time, in a foreign country, a cab driver asked me where I was from. On my reply ...
Blog: Think Milgram
When people ask me about my studies, they are often surprised when they learn that I study communication science in a place like Wageningen.
Blog: A bubble squared
Droevendaal is a pretty cool place with an interesting reputation. To a lot of people it seems to be a mystical place of drugged hippies, chicken, gardening and goats. A place that...
Blog: Thou shalt not acknowledge
As an atheist, or rather an agnostic who tilts strongly towards atheism, I can easily sympathise with the choice of Wageningen University to ban invisible friends from the list of ...
Blog: The company makes the meal
I've eaten from the Chinese van maybe twice in my life and I wasn't impressed. And, as a German, I am used to this ‘everything-that's-not-allowed-is-forbidden’ mentality, but it ma...
The Forum bridge is fenced off to prevent us all from falling. The alternative? Another slippery path.
Blog: McWag drive thru
Riding the number 88 back to Wag. Street lamps whizz by, the bus is a quiet, contemplative hum through the dark. Just before the robotic voice says: ‘Wageningen, Droevendaalsestee...
Blog: You reap what you sow
The statue of De Zaaier should be standing in front of the Forum, and replace that ridiculous bling-bling-stainless-steel-McDonalds-type W.