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  1. How to survive quarantine

    • Laura Zwiers
    • Athaya Putri
    May 23, 2020

    We're living in strange times right now with the Coronavirus, and it is not unimaginable that you're slowly getting bored sitting at home. Many people...

  2. People with Passion - Staisy Kaptusarova

    • Anastasiia Kaptusarova
    Apr 06, 2020

    In this edition of People with Passion, we interview Staisy. She started dancing at a very young age but decided that cheerleading is her passion C...

  3. TESTimator: toilets on campus

    • Laura Zwiers
    • Athaya Putri
    Apr 01, 2020Uni

    The TESTimator is here to test things for you, so you don’t have to try everything out anymore and can just go for the best option. For this edition, ...

  4. EstimATEor - Cem

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Artun Boz
    Mar 18, 2020

    In this episode of EstimATEor, we talk to Cem, a second-year double bachelor student from Turkey.   Did you visit the Netherlands before moving here...

  5. How to survive a hangover

    • Laura Zwiers
    Mar 09, 2020

    We've all been there: waking up after a night out feeling nauseous, having a terrible headache and being unable to bear a daylight. Hangovers are terr...

  6. Why do people get emotional about sports?

    • Mihaela Ilova
    Mar 02, 2020

    I've personally never understood why people cared so much about their favorite team losing or winning a match. As a cheerleader dancing at basketball ...

  7. Watchables: Valentine's Day Edition

    • Laura Zwiers
    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    • Athaya Putri
    Feb 14, 2020

    It’s almost Valentine’s day. Whether you have a significant other or not, romantic movies are extremely fun to watch. Here are some of our favourite r...

  8. ​​​​​How to survive Valentine's day when you're single

    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    Feb 10, 2020

    Contrary to popular belief, Valentine's Day is not only for those in a relationship. There are many perks to be single on Valentine's day. In fact, Va...

  9. PASTimator: Rob Huisman

    • Laura Zwiers
    • Athaya Putri
    Feb 03, 2020

    In our new series, the PASTimator, we visit former board members of FAECTOR to have a chat. In this first edition, we went to the Robeco office in Rot...

  10. Keeping Up With The FAExchangies - Kevin Tittel

    • Kevin Tittel
    Jan 31, 2020

    Whenever you feel like stress and mental instability take over your daily life, know that there is just a simple solution: Italy. What is better than ...

  11. How to explain student life to your parents

    • Laura Zwiers
    Jan 26, 2020

    At family gatherings, I quite often get stared at when I talk about student traditions. For me, these traditions have got completely normal, which is ...

  12. Keeping Up With The FAExchangies - Jemima Mantiri

    • Jemima Ecclesia Mantiri
    Jan 07, 2020

    Hey y’all! Who does not know Michael Jordan? I’m pretty sure that you would know who he is. However, one thing that you might not know is that he was...

  13. How to keep up with your New Year's resolutions

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    Dec 30, 2019

    According to US News, 80% of people give up on their new year's resolution by the second week of February. Meanwhile, on average, only 9.2% of people ...

  14. The economy of Christmas

    • Mihaela Ilova
    • Artun Boz
    Dec 23, 2019

    Christmas is approaching fast and if you are a last minute gift shopper, chances are you’ve experienced the Christmas shopping madness. What was once ...

  15. Estimator Christmas traditions

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Mihaela Ilova
    • Laura Zwiers
    • Artun Boz
    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    • Athaya Putri
    Dec 20, 2019

    The econometrics programme consists of many international students from all over the world. This means that we all celebrate Christmas in different wa...

  16. Watchables: Christmas edition

    • Laura Zwiers
    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    • Athaya Putri
    Dec 16, 2019

    Christmas time is almost here! And what better way to get yourself in the holiday mood in between studying than by watching a Christmas movie? In this...

  17. TESTimator: wine and cheese

    • Artun Boz
    Dec 13, 2019

    The last TESTimator involved a comprehensive review of the study spots found in Erasmus. But like a great thinker once said: “Perfectly balanced, as a...

  18. The climate change movement

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Bente Presse
    • Sigita Lapina
    Dec 02, 2019

    Given the uproar surrounding climate change after Greta Thunberg's infamous speech at the United Nation's Climate Action Summit, held at UN headquarte...

  19. Keeping Up With The FAExchangies - Stephen Tseng

    • Stephen Tseng
    Nov 29, 2019

    Brazil…one of the most dangerous countries they said. Well, I am still well and writing to you from the biggest city in the Americas. Of course, I am ...

  20. What Type Of Student In The Library Are You?

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    Nov 25, 2019

    As econometricians we're used to studying a lot and many of us study on campus! Click on the link below to see which type of student in the library yo...

  21. Hidden gems in Rotterdam

    • Laura Zwiers
    Nov 18, 2019

    We all know how it goes: you’re planning to go for dinner or drinks with a group of friends and while deciding where to go, the same restaurants and b...

  22. Keeping Up With The FAExchangies - Rick Kessels

    • Rick Kessels
    Nov 08, 2019

    G’day mate! I am Rick Kessels and I am a fourth year BSc2 Econometrics/Economics student. Grateful for the opportunity to go on exchange to the city ...

  23. EstimATEor - Monica Panigrahy

    • Mihaela Ilova
    • Artun Boz
    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    Oct 16, 2019

    For this edition of EstimATEor we interviewed Monica Panigrahy, a first year BSc2 student. She cooked some wonderful Indian food for us which consiste...

  24. TESTimator: study spots on campus

    • Athaya Putri
    Oct 12, 2019

    Do you often get distracted when studying at home? With the block coming to an end, exams are approaching, it is easy to get distracted from your stud...

  25. Procrastination and its remedies

    • Mihaela Ilova
    Oct 05, 2019

    I decided to write about procrastination because being a procrastinator has always been one of my biggest flaws and is something that everyone can rel...

  26. Travel tips: Weekend trip edition

    • Koen Pethke
    • Kevin Tittel
    • Laura Zwiers
    Sep 27, 2019

    With the start of the academic year we had to say goodbye to a long and good summer. However, it is still important to unwind every now and then, pref...

  27. Watchables 3

    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    Sep 18, 2019

    The new school year just started and most of us are already busy studying. It’s important to relax and of course (binge) watch some tv shows and movie...

  28. TESTimator: coffee on campus

    • Laura Zwiers
    Aug 23, 2019

    The TESTimator is a new rubric in which we try out many different foods, drinks and places for you, such that you do not have to go to the bad ones a...

  29. Amusement parks in the Netherlands

    • Laura Zwiers
    Aug 16, 2019

    Rotterdam has a lot to offer, and we all very much enjoy the variety of activities you can do in the city. However, you might sometimes long for a day...

  30. The benefits of the sun

    • Mihaela Ilova
    Aug 09, 2019

    What do Italians, Greeks and Portuguese have that we, in Rotterdam, don’t? Tourism during summer? We’re getting warmer. Beaches? Even warmer. Hot weat...