Travel Guide: Rotterdam – The Modern Getaway

Monday, Jan. 7 – By Laura Nijhuis As a student, it’s nice to travel during the breaks. However, as a student, you also don’t have tons of money to spend. So why go travel abroad when your own country has a lot to offer? In the Netherlands, there are many different cities to visit. Most [ … ]

Behind the scenes – A day in a Buddhist monastery

While Catholics are struggling to keep their followers in church for Sunday services, Buddhism has become trendy during the last decades: Meditating Buddhas in between boxwood hedges of front gardens aren’t unusual, joss sticks are a “must have” in every household and Yoga has taken its place as a trend sport a long time ago. [ … ]

The Thuisbezorgd Monopoly

By Joshua Latupeirissa – 28-11-2018 Most of us know about it, are familiar with the name, the brand and the service they provide. Thuisbezorgd.nl (or Takeaway in English) the biggest player when it comes to delivering food to your doorstep. But, what does Thuisbezorgd actually do? Well, this is what is stated on their website; [ … ]


GRONINGEN, 01/12/2018 Yesterday, Yana Poppe, a Dutch artist with Indonesian roots, opened her solo exhibition “Everyday Japan” in Oude RKZ, presenting a new series of paintings showing the daily life in Japan. The core part of her work: Brightly coloured vending machines of all shapes and sizes. Her work can be viewed and purchased until [ … ]

All Hail The King Of Dutch Cuisine

BY GEERT BROEKMANN There’s no accounting for taste. In today’s world of cultural diversity and internationalization, everyone’s culinary assortment grows by the day, even here at the Hanze. Ingredients and flavors from any continent have now made their way to any local high street, and that brings many new experiences with it. Some dishes are [ … ]

Hanzehogeschool Smoke-free

GRONINGEN, 21 Sept. – By: Roos Tuinenburg On the 19th of September the municipality of Groningen decided that some public places in Groningen can be smoke-free now. Organizations do need to request that outside their doorsteps, there can’t be any smoking from now on. This means no cigarettes, but also no barbequing and exhaust gases. [ … ]

In search of a purpose

Oct 11, 2018. By: Eigirdas Sabaliauskas Nikolay Tenev (in short – Niko) is 24 years old father from Razgrad, Bulgaria. He is currently living in London and working different jobs for the past 6 years. In this interview he shares some experiences about his life and a search of a meaning in his life.  Since [ … ]


Students Boost their Creativity at Local Museums

                                                                                                                              October 2018 | by Dzenita Merdzic It used to be a struggle for museums to get more young people to visit them voluntarily. However, that has changed. Last week when the campaign about creativity stimulations was launched flocks of students came to visit the Groninger museum. But what stimulated this change? The campaign [ … ]

A new Cold War?

23 October 2018. By Sebastiaan Tolsma In 1988, the United States of America and the Soviet Union signed the INF treaty in which they promised to disband all intermediate- and short-range missiles. This included nuclear and conventional missiles as well as the launchers. Last Saturday however, Donald Trump said that he wanted to terminate the [ … ]