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  1. Paris: The Lighthouse of La Belle Époque

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    May 12, 2022

    Paris, the city of love. The city of lights. A fashion capital of Europe. Paris does leave a vivid and lasting emotion to anyone that ever visits it, ...

  2. Amsterdam Coffee Festival: A Caffeine Addicts Glorious Resurrection

    • Lala AlAsadi
    May 03, 2022

    Back in early April, the estimator had the chance of indulging in what many would label as one too many cups of coffee. We embarked on the mission to ...

  3. Good Ways to Spend King's Day

    • Floris De Vries
    Apr 26, 2022

    While enjoying your well-deserved holiday, you need to be prepared for the Dutch national holiday, King’s day. Because most of the old traditions of K...

  4. What Does Your Bike Say About You?

    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Apr 11, 2022

    Spring has finally arrived, the sun is out and so are the bikes. If you are a student, 99% of you own a bike. But what does your bike say about you? H...

  5. Interview with Dr. Heij

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Apr 04, 2022

    It has been over one month since this year's final Econometrics 1 lecture. For years, the final lecture had been a notorious one for most students. Ma...

  6. Discover Your Next City Trip Destination

    • Begyum Akyol
    Mar 14, 2022

    “How can a city be like a fairy tale?” The answer to the question is hidden in the city of Brugge! A very romantic, extremely sweet and complete medie...

  7. Ghost Writing

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Floris De Vries
    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • Begyum Akyol
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    • Orestis Tziapouras
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Mar 08, 2022

    As March is commonly known as the month of fresh starts with the arrival of spring right around the corner; we decided to commemorate this time of the...

  8. Less than 48 hours to salvage the 2022 Valentines! Come get your tips here

    • Begyum Akyol
    • Orestis Tziapouras
    Feb 12, 2022

    The pressure is on, only two days left until the dinner reservation shortage epidemic. Grab your phones and rapidly dial your partner’s favourite rest...

  9. Don't Look Up - A Review

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    Jan 26, 2022

    Think about any movie genre or trope, if it exists, Netflix has probably produced a movie or show about it. In these last few years we have come to ex...

  10. Writers on Holiday

    • André de Mots
    • Floris De Vries
    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Dec 30, 2021

    The holidays are finally here and as the Estimator committee is scattered across the world, we thought it would be nice to detail our plans and differ...

  11. Watchables: Christmas Edition (Part 2)

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Floris De Vries
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Dec 22, 2021

    With exams now finally over and another complete lockdown in place, what better way to kickstart the holiday season than a perfect Christmas movie? Th...

  12. Interview with Dr. Guido Imbens

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Dec 10, 2021

    Dr. Guido Imbens, a Dutch American econometrics professor at Stanford University is at the forefront of econometrics research, with his theories being...

  13. James Bond: Sign of The Times

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Dec 02, 2021

    Bond, James Bond. British spy. Cultural icon. License-to-kill for Queen and country. Quick-witted and sharp-dressed womanizer. Alcoholic with exquisit...

  14. A Crash Course on Sinterklaas

    • André de Mots
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Nov 24, 2021

    Every year Sinterklaas and his ‘Pieten’ arrive in November at a harbor with the ‘pakjesboot’ (his Steamboat) all the way from Spain and head off on hi...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 an...

  17. Summer Cocktails

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    Jul 04, 2021

    With the exam week finally over, we are in desperate need of some relaxing ways to enjoy the summer. Therefore, we provide you with some cocktail reci...

  18. Econometrics on the Street

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Lala AlAsadi
    • Adnan Aliyev
    Jun 22, 2021

    Hello and welcome to this article where we go out on the streets of Rotterdam on a quest to bother strangers with questions. We asked people questions...

  19. Can the Dutch win the Olympics?

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    Jun 07, 2021news

    Let’s bring those gold medals home! Next up in our series of sports-themed articles is an overview of the Summer Olympic Games.  Finally... For the s...

  20. 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...

  21. Introducing the 56th board of FAECTOR!

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Sterre Spaanderman
    May 21, 2021

    It’s already that time of the year! It’s been a whirlwind of a year and the 56th board is now preparing to take over. We are inching closer to FAECTOR...

  22. Econometricians in Eurovision

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Adnan Aliyev
    May 13, 2021

    Eurovision, Europe’s most politically apolitical festive song competition is around the corner again! Once again, a pan-European competitive spirit gr...

  23. Welcommittees Part 3

    • Ishan Bhowmik
    May 10, 2021

    With Part 3 of the Welcommittees series, we introduce two essential committees at FAECTOR: The Event Committee and The ECD! The Event Committee 1....

  24. King's Day

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Tessa De Weser
    Apr 26, 2021

    King’s Day 2021  As some of you may know, April 27th is a very special day for us Dutchies. On this day, the birthday of our king Willem-Alexander is...

  25. Spring Watchables

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    • Adnan Aliyev
    Apr 26, 2021

    Now that spring break is finally here and the curfew hasn’t been lifted yet, you might be in need of sources to fill your time. Worry not, for the Est...

  26. Is there a killer in FAECTOR?

    • Tessa De Weser
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    Apr 17, 2021

    On the 23rd of March, FAECTOR organized a Live Online Murder Mystery event with a company known as Ludere Events. Suspects were played by actors from ...

  27. The Estimator Diaries

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Tessa De Weser
    • Lala AlAsadi
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    • Adnan Aliyev
    Apr 09, 2021

    The Estimator writes about a range of different topics, but we decided to bring you some memorable moments of our own life. From being mistaken for Sa...

  28. The Greatest Estimator Crossword

    • Tessa De Weser
    • Adnan Aliyev
    Apr 02, 2021

    The Estimator presents to you...the greatest crossword puzzle ever! By completing our crossword puzzle, you get the chance to win one of three exclus...

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    • Ishan Bhowmik
    Apr 01, 2021

    What’s the one thing that everyone celebrates in the month of April? That’s right. Christmas. The time where everybody’s out to search for the Easter ...

  30. The Best Coffee in Rotterdam

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Mar 22, 2021

    Coffee: the one part of your day that can never do you wrong (unless you’re at the library and the machine has broken down yet again - but there is li...