• Sportonometrics #1: Football

    • Floris De Vries
    Nov 15, 2021Sport

    Sportonometrics - A Series of Statistical Analysis on Sports  Do you know those people who first praise a player of their favorite team but only after a disappointing result yell that their goldfish could do better? Or a fellow student who claims t...

  • METAmorphosis

    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Nov 10, 2021Educational

    What a month it has been for Facebook, or shall we say Meta at this point. Starting with a network shut down, which made all the social media influencers seriously consider looking for a job, following with detrimental leaked documents proving that a...

  • Welcommittees (Part 5)

    • Floris De Vries
    • Max Hedeman Joosten
    Nov 08, 2021Association

    A new academic year means lots of new faces at the Faector office. But compared to the last few years where you got to know the committee members better, we wanted to know what you can expect from them this year. Oh, and to add onto the eternal rival...

  • Everything You Need to Know About COP26

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    Oct 29, 2021Educational

    Climate change is a challenge that is constantly hanging over everyone’s head. No matter how much we try to avoid thinking about it, one cannot avoid being part of the conversation, the solution, or the problem. Actually, most people pass through all...

  • Halloween - Origins, Traditions & How to Spend it

    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Oct 25, 2021

    Heaps of carved pumpkins, spooky costume parties, and trick-or-treating - yes, it is that time of the year again. While Halloween isn’t very commonly celebrated in the Netherlands, for many of us it’s one of the most memorable nights of partying and ...

  • The Fusion of Physics and Econometrics

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • André de Mots
    Oct 12, 2021Educational

    Jan Tinbergen, the founding father of econometrics   Jan Tinbergen is undoubtedly a name we encounter a lot at EUR. Besides having a building and institute named after him, he is also one of the few Nobel laureates of our university.  But most inte...

  • A New Student's Starting Guide

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Tessa De Weser
    Sep 01, 2021educational

    Hey! New here?  We know exactly what it feels like. Not sure how anything works at uni while moving to a new city where you have to find your way all around? Yup, been there. In this article we will guide you through the most awkward stages of bei...

  • Estimator in Quarantine (Again)

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Tessa De Weser
    • Lala AlAsadi
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    • Adnan Aliyev
    Aug 23, 2021

    Last year, the Estimator covered the beginning of Covid-19, and our experiences in quarantine. More than a year later, the pandemic is still around and cases are still rising, though we now have vaccines and quarantine restrictions imposed in countri...

  • How has Art survived Covid-19?

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Aug 12, 2021news

    The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has not only been a major threat to global health, but also a large-scale socioeconomic disaster. Beyond the immediate tragedies of death and disease, the pandemic had some other negative implications, gravely affecting, for i...

  • Hidden Spots in the Netherlands

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Lala AlAsadi
    • Adnan Aliyev
    Jul 22, 2021socia

    The Netherlands may be a small country, but it's definitely not lacking in tourist attractions. While places such as the Rijksmuseum, Kinderdijk, and Efteling are popular and heavily frequented by visitors, how many of you have heard of Giethoorn or ...