• Things to do in the Holidays

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Saskia de Jong
    • Tessa De Weser
    • Athaya Putri
    • Lala AlAsadi
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    Dec 27, 2020

    Now that Christmas spirit is slowly dying down, you might be in a creative slump as to how to spend the remainder of your holidays. Given the recent lockdown in the Netherlands, the amount of places to go during Christmas has greatly thinned out. How...

  • What we eat during Christmas

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Saskia de Jong
    • Tessa De Weser
    • Athaya Putri
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    Dec 24, 2020

    Christmas is round the corner and in its spirit, the Estimator introduces you to some local Christmas foods in our native countries.  Athaya, Indonesian I don’t really celebrate Christmas, but fortunately, I get to reap all the Christmas benefits be...

  • Welcommittees Part 2

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Saskia de Jong
    Dec 20, 2020

    In part 2 of the Welcommittees, we present the six other committees at FAECTOR, starting with...The Estimator! ESTIMATOR  1. Briefly tell us what your committee does. We exercise our verbal muscles and keep the citizens of FAECTOR entertained and ...

  • Welcommittees Part 1

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Saskia de Jong
    Dec 15, 2020Welcommitees

    In the beginning of the academic year, FAECTOR gained a lot of new active members. We would like to introduce them to you per committee! As we have so many new committees, we will introduce them in 2 parts. We asked the committees some questions to g...

  • Lockdown in the UK: A Cute Satire

    • Ishan Bhowmik
    Dec 06, 2020News

    Boris went and did it again, didn’t he? LOCKDOWN. He loves that word. To add to the spooky element of Halloween on the 31st of October, he announced with sheer grandiose the new lockdown measures which came into effect on the 3rd of November. From th...

  • Estimator Readables

    • Tessa De Weser
    • Athaya Putri
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Nov 22, 2020

    Looking for the next book to read can be quite the challenge, but don’t fret; the Estimator’s got you covered. We’ve selected an ample handful of books ranging across a wide variety of genres to keep you covered.    Freakonomics by Stephen J. Dubne...

  • A Very Unconventional Freshman Year

    • Tessa De Weser
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    Nov 20, 2020

    Starting university is always a very exciting time. New school, new city, making new friends… but bring corona into this and the whole thing collapses into an unstructured mess. Besides a whole new way of learning, there is now a whole new online sys...

  • Travelling in Covid times

    • Athaya Putri
    Nov 11, 2020

    When Covid-19 thunderbolted into the Netherlands in late February, international students were left especially vulnerable as most of us had to scramble home within mere hours or risk being stuck in Rotterdam indefinitely and with no sight of our fate...

  • A Look Back at the Last Board Year

    • Charlotte van der Heide
    • Herman Martens
    • Daniel Allick
    • Hiro French
    • Fabricius van Roozendaal
    • Sophie Braggaar
    • Evita Hoogeveen
    Nov 09, 2020

    The 54th board of FAECTOR had many unexpected challenges to deal with. How did they overcome these and manage to make the most of their board year? We talked to them as they reflect on the past year.  Daniel Allick  1. What is your favorite memory o...

  • People with Passion - Silas Kay

    • Lala AlAsadi
    Nov 01, 2020

    Continuing our “People with Passion” saga, we interviewed Silas Kay, a second year student studying Econometrics/Economics at Erasmus who plays the Saxophone. 1.  Could you give us a brief description about yourself? My name is Silas Kömen and I’m ...