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  1. McDonald’s in Russia: A Feast in The Time of Plague

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Aug 04, 2022News

    The world’s been on a frenetic merry-go-round for the past months and the prospect for the rest of the year is rather bleak. While war is still raging...

  2. Marcos Is Returning to Power. What Does This Mean for The Philippines?

    • Orestis Tziapouras
    Jun 17, 2022News

    Does history go around in circles? If it's the Philippines we're talking about then maybe yes, it does... I am referring to the rise to power of Fer...

  3. Market Suicide

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Jun 10, 2022News

    The crypto market crashed about a month ago and this can only be news to those living under some rocks or too busy with the Heard vs Depp lawsuit to n...

  4. Conflicts Around the World: Ethiopia

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    May 09, 2022News

    We seem to be entering a new “new normality”, a term that originally referred to the new lifestyle that Covid-19 imposed on us is now phasing into a c...

  5. Jakarta - The Next Atlantis 

    • Floris De Vries
    Mar 24, 2022News

    Impending doom awaits Jakarta. With rising sea levels and a low ground level, the capital of Indonesia is to become uninhabitable in 30 years. Hence w...

  6. STAND WITH UKRAINE. HOW CAN I HELP?

    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Mar 02, 2022News

    There is no easy way to talk about it, just like there is no easy way to look at the devastated eyes of hundreds of Ukrainian students in EUR who have...

  7. A Tale of Bridge, a Boat and Jeff Bezos

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    Feb 23, 2022News

    A Dutch National Monument or Rijksmonument is a designation for buildings and structures of special importance in the Netherlands. Lately, one of the ...

  8. Russia & Geopolitical Despair

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Jan 22, 2022News

    As the Russia-Ukraine conflict worsens and the prospect of another world war looming ever closer since the Cold War ended, let us look into how exactl...

  9. Nexit Shell: How did it come so far?

    • André de Mots
    • Floris De Vries
    Dec 19, 2021Educational

    A tumultuous year for Royal Dutch Shell has nearly passed. Following their loss from the lawsuit waged against them by a Dutch environmentalist group,...

  10. The Econometrics of Climate Change

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Max Hedeman Joosten
    Dec 14, 2021Educational

    Climate change can sometimes make us feel hopeless. Just think of global warming, rising sea levels, glaciers melting and increasingly frequent extrem...

  11. A Wind-Up of COP26

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    Nov 18, 2021News

    Now that the COP has ended, we can evaluate the developments that took place during the event. As we have come to expect in international conferences ...

  12. Belarus - The Last Citadel

    • Adnan Aliyev
    Jul 15, 2021News

    As the last citadel of dictatorship in Europe crumbles under significant pressure from both inside and outside, international entities look on in shoc...

  13. Boxing's Fall from Grace

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    May 31, 2021

    Have you ever wondered what boxing looked like some decades ago? Before it turned into a money-grabbing, how-many-viewers-did-you-have entertainment s...

  14. What is happening in Lebanon?

    • Lala AlAsadi
    May 17, 2021News

    Feeling like indulging in a big mac? Well be prepared to pay a hefty sum of 13.64 euros when in Lebanon. But it doesn't stop there. Faced with three d...

  15. Black Garden

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Adnan Aliyev
    May 06, 2021News

    War has regrettably been a recurring aspect of human history since the beginning of time. As we commemorate WWII in the Netherlands, it is important t...

  16. Vaccine Passport: A Savior or A Curse?

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Tessa De Weser
    May 03, 2021News

    Now that more and more people around the world are getting vaccinated, things are slowly starting to get back to normal. Once the virus is contained a...

  17. 0 Degrees of Freedom

    • Adnan Aliyev
    Apr 14, 2021politics

    Happy countries are all alike; every unhappy country is unhappy in its own way. While the Dutch court granted citizens’ request of reviewing the curfe...

  18. An Econometrician in Politics

    • Tessa De Weser
    Mar 15, 2021News

    This Wednesday the elections for the Dutch House of Representatives will be held. Whereas current members are intent on protecting their seats, new an...

  19. Make Netherlands Great Again!

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    Mar 10, 2021Politics

    As the 2021 national elections loom close, the Dutch House of Representatives has never been so divided. Since our daily life has radically changed, p...

  20. A New Era in American Politics

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Feb 07, 2021News

    When America votes, the world pays attention. On the 20th of January, Joseph Robinette Biden was inaugurated as the 46th President of the US. After a ...

  21. Are student residences in Kralingen really safe?

    • Monica Panigrahy
    Jan 06, 2021News

    This incident occurred in November 2020. The identity of the victim is left undisclosed for security reasons.  In the wee hours of the night, the mot...

  22. Covid-19 and Cybersecurity

    • Monica Panigrahy
    Jan 01, 2021News

    Covid-19 has altered the workplace significantly, and possibly in a permanent manner. While the world’s attention has been fixated on the medical and ...

  23. 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 w...

  24. The Economic Impact of COVID-19

    • Monica Panigrahy
    Jun 10, 2020News

    When reports of a new virus started emerging in China in late 2019, it felt like a crisis far away, too remote to even consider that it would impact u...

  25. Why did Brexit happen?

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Feb 27, 2020News

    The clock strikes midnight. Union Jack flags are raised in front of the UK parliament. One flag is taken down at the European Parliament in Brussels. ...

  26. The 2019 European Elections

    • Fabricius van Roozendaal
    May 22, 2019News

    On Thursday, May 23 2019, the 9th European Elections will be held, which happen every five years. With events such as Brexit, the uncertainty in Catal...

  27. Your name decides your future (at least partly)

    • Rick Kessels
    Mar 04, 2019News

    Your parents have most probably experienced how difficult it is to come up with a name for an unborn child. They probably thought about at least one-h...

  28. Why Heathrow Airport Hosted Ghost Flights to Cardiff

    • Rick Kessels
    Feb 06, 2019News

    For complicated reasons, Heathrow Airport used to host completely empty flights to Cardiff (Wales) around six times per week. As an econometrician (or...

  29. Christmas Insanity

    • Anique Van Schijndel
    Dec 27, 2018News

    Presents, a lot of food, and family time: many have enjoyed a holy Christmas again this year. It has probably been even more of a festivity than last ...

  30. Renovation of Tinbergen Building

    • Louise ten Harmsen van der Beek
    Nov 19, 2018News

    Attention FAECTORIANS, Your safe haven at campus, the FAECTOR office, will move. On the 11th of December, the board will move to the lower floor of t...