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Blog: It’s not feminist to challenge gender roles
Whenever the Nepalese community in Wageningen had a get-together, the women were expected to serve the men. Seriously?! We are all educated people on scholarships selected from hun...
Blog: New faces, new Wageningen
Wageningen is lively and colourful again, with lots of new faces. Just a month ago, it was quite silent and I recognized most of the faces around me. I would wave at every person I...
Blog: Dear housemates of Bornsesteeg
It was really sad to hear news of our one housemate who chose the path of silence last Saturday.
Blog: The deadline month
Every year at this time, I have been observing a very silent Wageningen. This is the time when most friends and supervisors go out with their families for a summer break. Along wit...
Blog: Boiling food is not cooking
Do you eat to live or live to eat? Of course we should eat to live, but for me eating is not only about fulfilling the nutritional requirement, rather it is about satisfying my pal...
Blog: the morning alarm
Do you really need an alarm to wake up? If you have trained your mind to the biological rhythm of time, I think it shouldn’t be necessary. But have you trained your mind? Frankly, ...
Blog: Is a fair skin more beautiful?
Most Europeans can’t wait to get into the sun and enjoy a barbecue on a sunny day in the weekend. Yet, brown skinned women try to stay out of the sun to prevent their skin from get...
Blog: Do you have a racist gene?
‘Do you judge people by their colour, ethnicity or race?’ Without second thoughts everyone would answer: ‘No. Everybody is equal’. But in reality, I think this discrimination is en...
Blog: Survivors or victims of the Nepal eathquake?
Let us not label those who experienced the earthquake in Nepal as victims, but rather as survivors, argues our Nepalese blogger Mary Shrestha.
Blog: Darkest days in Nepal
Mary Shrestha, a student from Nepal, writes about the earthquake in her home country. With the Nepalese community in Wageningen she is raising funds to help the victims of this dis...