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Video: Internationals at Codarts

Rotterdam is well-known for its multicultural population. Rotterdammers are coming from everywhere; Germany, Italy, and even China. In this video we will focus on international students at Codarts, the music…

The Cocktail Revolution: NOAH

The Cocktail Revolution: NOAH

The cocktail revolution has taken place, introducing us to countless new bars, restaurants and other establishments that have embraced the cocktail culture. A great example of a bar which has taken…

Pizza goes healthy

Healthy eating doesn’t always get along with student life, due to junk food being highly accessible, having great taste and being easy to make. This documentary tries to find ways…

The International Party Scene of Rotterdam

The city of Rotterdam is home to a variety of clubs that host parties aimed towards international students. We went out to discover what makes these parties so attractive for…

Olliebollen – The DUTCHin’ Donuts

Olliebollen – The DUTCHin’ Donuts

Someone once said, “The best way to a person’s heart is through their stomach”. Although the Netherlands has never been a popular food destination, olliebollen will surely change your mind. Indeed,…

Kopjes Catcafe in Amsterdam

We are sure you have been to many ordinary cafe’s in your lifetime, however we bet that you never were in a single one, where you can play and pet…

Ted Tries Things: The perfect Tinder profile

Ted Tries Things: The perfect Tinder profile

“Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love”, as Albert Einstein once said. But what is then? In the digital era, a new possible “suspect” has come into play:…

The Origins of Kapsalon

Jaerim Hong (408931)           Anouk van Dongen (407465) Sharon Schilder (414030)     Inge Wessels (407463) In this video, four IBCoM students go on a journey to learn about one of Rotterdam’s…

Rotterdam’s Markthal: Art-chitecture with Food for Everyone

Rotterdam has a lot to offer. And food is a very important part in the picture. One of Rotterdam’s latest prides is the Markthal. Inside you can find food from…

Travel Magazine #Tripping

Magazine by Jaerim Hong (408931), Sharon Schilder (414030), Anouk van Dongen (407465) and Inge Wessels (407463) Our travel magazine called “#Tripping” IngeWesselsMore Posts…

Rotterdam as a Travel Destination

Rotterdam as a Travel Destination

In this video feature, four Erasmus students research how Rotterdam is appreciated as a travel destination. As recently, Rotterdam was ranked number 5 on Lonely Planet’s best travel list, it…

Let’s Get Cooking

Let’s Get Cooking

Let’s Get Cooking! In this radio feature, a Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe will be explained accompanied with some nice music. Tips will be given to make the best cookies according…

Star Wars Podcast

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Podcast “The Force Awakens” has had a record number of viewers on its opening week, cementing its place in the cinema hall of…

Struggles Every Upcoming Artist Faces

Rare breeds like WOLF are few and far between, but it is not easy to show the world what you have to offer when everyone is screaming out for attention.…

The struggle of getting concert tickets

A lot of fans of the music industry are struggling with getting concert tickets of their favorite artists. This feature focuses on this issue and how it can be solved.…

It is Your Oyster with Elif Kahyaoglu

Traveling is some people’s passion, while it seems like too much work or stress for others. It Is Your Oyster is here to support all travelers around the world and…

K-Pop: Music from the Seoul

From PSY to BIGBANG, K-pop has become increasingly popular all over the world. Originating from South Korea this genre has quickly become a global phenomenon that cannot be denied. Therefore,…

Lack of money? You can still travel!

This radio show will introduce you to a new travel hotspot in Europe – Lithuania – and estimate how much money you would spend for a trip there. Recently, the…

Grime Radio Special

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The Futile Craze of the January Sales

The January sales drive people crazy and shoppers often find themselves buying stuff they don’t end up using. People react to the red price tags and the low prices instead…

The Music Countdown Show- Greatest hits of 2015

The Music Countdown Show is a weekly show that plays a list of the top 5 songs of a certain theme. Since it is almost the end of the year,…

Cheating: Having an emotional affair

Cheating: Having an emotional affair

  Cheating appears in many different forms. Aside from the traditional version, where actual physical contact is a must, emotional infidelity is a common principle these days. But what exactly…

Wacken and the German Heavy Metal Scene

No matter whether we want or not, we all are constantly exposed to pop music. On “Beyond The Hype” we want to tackle this issue by introducing our listeners to…

Is The Force Awakens strong enough to reboot the franchise? – Check out my review to find out

Is The Force Awakens strong enough to reboot the franchise? – Check out my review to find out

*SPOILER ALLERT*– Have a listen to our Star Wars- The Force Awakens review. Carey’s Credits first ever post where our host, Nerena Carey, will be briefly reviewing the most anticipated movie of…

Heaven Adores You – A Tribute to Elliott Smith

The film Heaven Adores You aims to provide an overview of the short life of Elliott Smith: an incredibly gifted young songwriter who gained world fame when his music was…

Text the F*** back!

In this special episode of Radio Awesome, we explore the wasteland of Online-Dating and attempt to tackle the biggest issue there is out there. People who don’t text back! by…

Are movie theaters going into extinction?

This 4 minutes podcast briefly discusses the factors behind the latest development that has raised concerns in the movie theater industry. There has been a ridiculous fall in the number…

Ninette’s Naughty Nights: Getting the hang of gay slang

Ninette’s Naughty Nights: Getting the hang of gay slang

In today’s NNN-edition, special guest Ted Hoogkamer will take the heavy task of teaching our beloved Nini some new words – gay words. That’s right, in light of this week’s…

THRILLER LIVE: A Tribute to Michael Jackson, the Undisputed King of Pop

THRILLER LIVE: A Tribute to Michael Jackson, the Undisputed King of Pop

  The lead cast members of the musical production THRILLER LIVE from London’s West End give a sneak peek into their record breaking live performances.  A tribute to Michael Jackson,…

Sound of Cinema

The creature that lives in the dark, against the sunlight and has incredible power and speed. It has a bunch of mysteries included the fact that it is immortal. However,…

How to Get Over Your Fear of Public Speaking?

Are you one of those people who experiences a nervous breakdown before giving a presentation? If you are, then maybe you are suffering from the so called “fear of public…

Radio Feature: False Hope Syndrome

Radio Feature: False Hope Syndrome

As the new year has just begun Soul4Music has decided to make a special segment. In this special segment the issue of New Year’s resolutions is addressed. To be more…

The increasing popularity of esports

Esports have become increasingly more watched in the last few years, sometimes even getting more viewers than big traditional sports events. This feature takes a look into what motivates the…

Buzzfeed Breakdown

In this feature, Nadia talks about the upcoming media empire that is called Buzzfeed. The website & its corresponding media channels have grown extensively over the past few years. What is…

Hip-Hop in 2015

As 2015 has come to an end, the time has come to reflect on the great Hip-Hop music that has been released last year. During this annual New Year’s broadcast at…

A brief glance into psychedelic music festivals

In a society where a bad news makes more audience than a good one, where all the attention is focused on the ongoing war conflicts, where differences between cultures, traditions,…

Radio Rotterdam: Why Rotterdam is Holland’s Metal Saviour

Radio Rotterdam: Why Rotterdam is Holland’s Metal Saviour

Have you always taken an interest in heavy metal? And do you like discovering new ways of integrating with the ever-growing metal scene? Then listen on as I tell you…

Radio 3FM’s Psychology Segment: I. Wessels on “Enjoying solitude”

In today’s world where everything and everyone is constantly connected it seems as if we have lost the capability to be happy on one’s own. Why do we feel as…

Radio Feature – YourHealth: Running

A new week means a new episode of YourHealth! This week I will cover running: are there any risks that come with running? I will talk to some professionals in…

ClubLife Radio Episode 6 – Prevent Hearing Damage

ClubLife Radio Episode 6 – Prevent Hearing Damage

Radio Feature by Brigit van der Goes Hearing loss because of loud sounds in the music and entertainment industries is becoming a serious problem. People should protect themselves to prevent…

RadioLive

RadioLive

Radio Feature – RadioLive by Loredana Feeling a little envious after seeing yet another happy couple photo on Instagram? Or seeing your best friend’s Facebook post about her epic vacation…

JBeebs (Radio Feature)

JBeebs (Radio Feature)

Whether you are an avid fan or a true hater, there is no denying that Justin Bieber’s newest album ‘Purpose’ has some awesome songs on the track list. This Radio…

Young In Rotterdam

Young In Rotterdam Magazine We decided to create the magazine for young students in Rotterdam, as we felt there was a lack of resources for internationals to get to know…

Baking With The Cake Boss – Worth The Money?

Maybe you saw the event on Facebook a day too late, maybe you didn’t have the time to go to the Markthal, or maybe you’re just simply not sure whether…

Vitamin Sea Magazine

Vitamin Sea Magazine

Vitamin Sea Ever felt like winter is just too boring and you need a break? Plan a getaway! This magazine offers you some great places to find rest and to…

Meet Us At The Crossroads

  Welcome to the world of Crossroads Magazine. Before you start reading our stories, let us introduce ourselves. We are a team of five young journalism students producing a lifestyle…

Rotterdam After Dark: The Clubbing Culture of Rotterdam

Rotterdam After Dark: The Clubbing Culture of Rotterdam

Clubbing has emerged as one of the most popular pastimes of students in Europe. In this edition of “Rotterdam After Dark,” I delve into the world of clubbing in Rotterdam.…

The five best movies of 2015

The year just ended, and what better way to celebrate that than talking about the best five movies of last year? This podcast contains my personal list of the five…

Occupied magazine

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Rotterdam: Heaven on Earth for Skateboarders

Skateboarding is a popular hobby among the youth, and you can probably find skateboarders everywhere across the country. However, when talking to fanatic skateboarders, it soon appears that not every…

‘Oliebollen’ Tradition – Unveiling the Mystery

‘Oliebollen’ Tradition – Unveiling the Mystery

It’s 3pm on Friday and there are already long queues waiting patiently in the wind under the cold rain attracted by the magic smell of freshly fried ‘Oliebollen’- Dutch doughnuts.…

THE CURSE OF THE BLUE TICKS: HOW WHATSAPP IS RUINING OUR RELATIONSHIPS

THE CURSE OF THE BLUE TICKS: HOW WHATSAPP IS RUINING OUR RELATIONSHIPS

A few weeks ago, my best friend (who preferred to remain anonymous) came over to my apartment to enjoy a supposedly wonderful night full of watching movies and drinking wine.…

Milano: Pizza of my heart

Milano: Pizza of my heart

Milano. A city radiating with energy, fashion, culture, design, and beauty at every corner. Most travellers would mistake Milan for a city from any country other than Italy, with high-rise…

Top 6 drugstore products: Beauty: My favourite budget make-up products

Top 6 drugstore products: Beauty: My favourite budget make-up products

 By: Freya Swales   Everybody loves a good deal, especially when the products are actually of good quality. This especially applies to make-up. Some women are fortunate enough that they…

Experience Real Hawaii at Oahu Beaches

Aloha, Paradise, and Pacific Ocean are only a few words that remind me of Oahu. In case that a question pops up in your mind, Aloha is a word that…

Blogging: the dream life?

Negin Mirsalehi, 2.7 million followers on Instagram. A lot of her trips and outfits are sponsored by brands.   Being a fulltime blogger seems like the dream job. Following the…

Quit Your Job, Become a YouTuber

Quit Your Job, Become a YouTuber

“If life’s worth living, it’s worth recording” YouTube. The video-sharing website, you may know it. Set up in 2005 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim, it is the…

“5 ways to keep you shining when the sun is not”

“5 ways to keep you shining when the sun is not” Oh how I love this gloomy period, when wind blows your thoughts away, rain is keeping you fresh and…

Mauritius: The Multicultural Island of the Indian Ocean

Mauritius: The Multicultural Island of the Indian Ocean

When I first told people I was travelling to Mauritius, the most common responses were blank faces, followed by an “ah yes… In the Caribbean… Right?” or occasionally an honest…

Things to do in the Dutch Winter Wonder Land

Many people make trips abroad during the holidays to get into the real ‘Christmas spirit’. All too often, people choose to go to the German Christmas markets or to big…

The Aamir Khan Effect: A New Wave Of Indian Patriotism?

The Aamir Khan Effect: A New Wave Of Indian Patriotism?

Quite recently, famous actor and philanthropist Aamir Khan made some comments about his family’s feelings regarding spending their lives in India. “Sometimes, Kiran (his wife) is scared about the future…

Movies Need Help!

In the thirties of the previous century, many theaters sold special tickets that gave unlimited access to all the films that were playing that week for a very cheap price.…

From Bond girls to Bond women?

From Bond girls to Bond women?

Spectre Movie Review (2015) Cast: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux, Monica Belluci Director: Sam Mendes   Bond: Who are you? Pussy: My name is Pussy Galore Bond: (pauses) I…

H&M x Balmain causes hysteria

Co-branding triggers a certain appeal that causes H&M collaborations to sell out within hours. Balmain’s collaboration with H&M was so successful that it caused in-store and online panic. Fashionista’s from…

Gaming: The Killer of Ambition

Gaming: The Killer of Ambition

Gaming: The Killer of Ambition As I made my way into his room, engulfed in the faint scent of Doritos and sweat, I found Arnold stooped over a large computer…

A Journey through Thailand

People have always had the urge and desire for adventures, journeys and explorations, the excitement of learning and experiencing from the unknown is what drives us to set out and…

The Game Awards 2015: How the witcher has beaten the scavenger

The Game Awards 2015: How the witcher has beaten the scavenger

If you went to the front page of Twitch or YouTube last Thursday, you might have seen music producer deadmau5 performing a set or YouTuber iJustine hosting some show for…

The era of disloyalty: “My trust in men has thus far not returned”

The era of disloyalty: “My trust in men has thus far not returned”

The era of disloyalty: “My trust in men has thus far not returned” It’s seven in the morning, and your boyfriend of four years has just jumped out of bed…

MALE MODELS SUFFER TOO

Men and eating disorders: Why pay attention to it? Her name was Isabelle Caro, she was a model. Died at the age of 28 in November 2010. The cause of…

Hard drugs: should it be illegal?

Hard drugs: should it be illegal? Molly, acid, X, speed, ket, 4f. These are all slang words for different kinds of hard drugs. Some might be familiar to you as…

Grime taking over the world

Grime taking over the world

“Stormzy ain’t STANDARD, man’s got MOBO Awards, that’s STANDARD. Soon have plaques on my wall like STANDARD.” (Stormzy, Standard 2015)   This year the 19th annual MOBO awards which took…

Struggles of an IBCoM Graduate

By Jessica van Wijgerden The field of communication is tremendously popular one, however it carries a stigma of ambiguity concerning future job prospects. A successful career, economically speaking, is less…

Picture Perfect?

Picture Perfect?

Feeling a little envious after seeing yet another happy couple photo on Instagram? Or seeing your best friend’s Facebook post about her epic vacation in Brazil this summer? We have…

Big Brides are Beautiful

Any of you out there that loves watching ‘Say Yes to the Dress’ on TLC, might have the opinion that buying a wedding dress is walking into a bridal shop…

How To Handle Every Relationship With Ease And Avoid Miscommunication With Your Man

“Men are motivated and empowered when they feel needed. Women are motivated and empowered when they feel cherished.” – John Gray Working with many couples and confronting the miscommunication issues…

The Single Truth To Find True Love

The Single Truth To Find True Love

It appears to be the greatest struggle of the 21st century. After merely a single glance at any television program, newspaper spread or Facebook page one can find herself drooling…

Crawl Out Through The Fallout

Crawl Out Through The Fallout

Fallout 4 Review Put down your Nuka Cola and find that bottle cap stash you hid somewhere in your shelter because Fallout is back! What started off as a 2D role…

Why is the weekly Chips party at BAR a place to be in Rotterdam on a Thursday night?

Why is the weekly Chips party at BAR a place to be in Rotterdam on a Thursday night?

Why is the weekly Chips party at BAR a place to be in Rotterdam on a Thursday night? In the latest ranking of Lonely Planet, Rotterdam was ranked on the…

The Biggest Monkey: Chef’Special & the American Dream

The Biggest Monkey: Chef’Special & the American Dream

It’s a Friday evening, the sky is dark gray and a light drizzle is coming down from the clouds that cover it. It has been this way for 3 days…

The Crazy Cat Lady We All Know We Are

We all know the sad, stereotypical image of that old lady sitting, alone in her way too detailed pink apartment with shiny, flowery tea sets and, of course, lots of…

The Battle To Eradicate Senioritis

The Battle To Eradicate Senioritis

Senioritis. Yup, it‘s a real thing, and I know most of you seniors are really experiencing it right now. Counting the days, figuring out the hours, calculating the minutes until…

Travel, Independence and Romance: a Triangle Love Affair

Women of this popular culture dream of travelling, discovering new lands, running the world; but we still dream of love. A passionate, unrestricted and addictive type of romance with a…

The incredibility behind Humans of New York’s triumph

Stories of immigrants, lovers, families, widowers, children and street artists. Stories of sorrow and stories of joy. What is the overarching thing that makes those narratives so exceptional? They are…

Sugar and its uninformed haters

As I write this, I am listening to two adolescents talking about their new found obsession with coconut flakes as substitute for sugar in cakes. Raised in a healthy environment,…

Why It Is About Time to Start Trusting Your Au Pair

For stay-home mothers, the decision to return to work is a big step; to swap the playground with the coffee room, the diaper changing table with a desk full of…

Booktube: Why you should follow Youtube’s most friendly bookish community

The next time you’re thinking about checking your Facebook for the fifth time today, why not pick up a book instead? You might not believe it, but books are still very popular,…

Justin Bieber: From Despised Teen Heartthrob to King of Pop To-Be

If anyone embodies the spirit of 21st century pop culture, it is Justin Bieber. Since his early teen-years, he has been on the cover of every magazine, newspaper, website, and…

Solitude: Unpopular, but enlightening

A couple of years ago when no one had time to go with me I decided to go shopping by myself, an up to then dreaded idea. What if everyone…

Cocktail bar “Noah”: Rotterdam’s secret oasis of cocktails

Cocktail bar “Noah”: Rotterdam’s secret oasis of cocktails

Feature by Zygimantas Valiulis (410889) “Noah” is a fairly new bar, it opened only seven months ago. However, it has already made its impression on Rotterdam’s party and cocktail enthusiasts.…

Rotterdam: Why the City is Becoming Holland’s Heaviest

Rotterdam: Why the City is Becoming Holland’s Heaviest

When you think of Rotterdam, Holland’s “harbour city”, the first thing that comes to your mind isn’t exactly a heavy music scene. In fact, you’re more inclined to think of…

The return of the LP

The vinyl record, commonly referred to as LP (long-play), was introduced in 1948 and quickly became the standard of the entire record industry. Repeatedly challenged through the years by tapes,…

Burger Wars Rotterdam

Burger Wars Rotterdam

Rotterdam is becoming the food capital of the Netherlands, and the gourmet burger has become one of its signature dishes. Sem takes a look into the world of burger crafting,…

Not made in China

In the Netherlands, the Chinese cuisine has been popular for almost a century. Many Chinese restaurants, however, do not serve traditional Chinese food due to the fusion between Chinese, Indonesian…

True love online

True love online

Nowadays, more and more people try to find potential partners online. Is it due to it’s time saving conditions? The wish to avoid first face to face awkwardness? It got…

Sophia’s Wednesday Evening

Sophia’s Wednesday Evening

Meet Sophia, a 24 year old student from Breda who engages in voluntary work with children in Rotterdam.  Sophia is part of a voluntary organization (Voorlees Express) which helps foreign…

Rotterdam vs Amsterdam – Tourism

Rotterdam vs Amsterdam – Tourism

Amsterdam and Rotterdam are the two largest cities in The Netherlands and offer tourists a variety of hidden and not so hidden treasures. While the Amsterdam tourist seeks comfort in…

Intouchable Samba (Untouchable Samba): Originality of Nakache and Toledano is a far cry

Intouchable Samba (Untouchable Samba): Originality of Nakache and Toledano is a far cry

Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano are back with a new beautiful French film. The two are known for the film Intouchables. Intouchables and especially Driss (Omar Sy), one of the…

TV series as a big distraction

TV series as a big distraction

The time of just turning on the TV is over. Nowadays people download and stream series that they like. Especially people in the category 18 to 29 (Statista, 2015) watch…

92.3 Evenings with Akefjan and DJ Nab$

In this particular fragment of the popular radio show, our hosts discuss the hottest topics in hip hop culture all the while playing the latest tracks from your favorite artists.…

The Five Most Defining Moments In The WWE In 2014

In this quick One Time & One Time Only short podcast, WWE Street Team Member Dylan Kap will discuss the five most defining moments in the WWE in 2014. The…

The Best List of 2014: 10 songs

Do you recognize that feeling? Looking back to last year and really not knowing what the best songs were? No? …  Huh… Well if you ever do, than you should…

Pressure on students: will it only get worse?

Research has shown that students nowadays have to deal with a lot more stress and pressure then students 40 or 50 years ago. The question is where this increased pressure…

Cooking at home: Honing traditional Dutch cake mix with Irene Bettet

Cooking at home: Honing traditional Dutch cake mix with Irene Bettet

Click here to listen Hatta FM in association with Honing presents to you the Cooking at Home podcast with our special guest Irene Bettet. Bettet is a regular on this…

The Psychedelic World of LSD

The Psychedelic World of LSD

The Psychedelic World of LSD is a radio feature which questions the strict regulations of international drug policies. By focusing on LSD as one of the drugs with illegal status…

The film Festival Rotterdam – A gain for the city Image?

The Rotterdam Film Festival- A gain for the city image? This year, the 44th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam will take place from 21 January to 1 February 2015.…

Radio Feature: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1

Radio Feature: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1

The new blockbuster of the Hunger Games franchise, Mockingjay part 1, portrays the paradox of a big budget film depicting a revolution against materialism. Both the profit based decisions like…

Fit or Quit

The main idea of the radio feature is to satirically analyze the highly superficial fitness trend that currently drives more and more people into gyms and pushes them to buy…

Demystifying Astrology

      Are Pisces generally more emotional and sensitive, whereas Gemini are supposed to be very social?! Motivated by the beginning of a New Year each of us secretly…

Conspiracies everywhere

Conspiracy theories, we have all heard them. It seems like there is an alternative theory for basically every event happening in the world. And the focus of all these crazy…

What’s wrong between the media and women? Radio Eleven – The Radio for Women

Radio Eleven – The radio for women and intellectual listening. This episode of the today show at Radio Eleven will discuss the media’s impact on women in heterosexual romantic relationships,…

Coffee is more than just a drink

Coffee is the second most widely consumed beverage after water. However, the popularity of coffee runs much deeper than only its taste. People go out to get coffee at coffeehouses…

Interstellar: More Than Just A Movie

Interstellar: More Than Just A Movie

The movie Interstellar by Christopher Nolan tackles some of the most quintessential social issues of our generation. Moreover, the movie also raises a variety of different questions regarding our role…

Hofbogen Future

This radio feature is about the Hofbogen in Rotterdam North, an old railway that they want to renovate and give an innovative future to. It’s a project that has become…

Why new year resolutions fail and how to improve for 2016!

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92.3FM IFFR Series: ‘La Source des Femmes’ Review

On the 5pm show at 92.3FM, DJ Nabs does her bi-weekly film recommendations in spirit of the upcoming IFFR event. In this show, DJ Nabs reviews one of her all-time…

Albert Heijn says goodbye to advert icon Harry Piekema

Albert Heijn says goodbye to advert icon Harry Piekema

Well-known Dutch actor Harry Piekema, who plays the key role in TV commercials for supermarket chain Albert Heijn, is leaving after 153 commercials. For years, Piekema was well known for…

SHADYXV

SHADY XV     Shady XV | Eminem | Shady Records   Eminem looks back and honors his label Shady records on SHADYXV (album review)   BY ANNE-CARIEN SCHULLER | December…

Has the ‘Best Rapper Alive’ lost it?

Tom de Groot, USA TODAY – December 10, 2014 He has been active in the American rap scene since 1996, he has 155 nominations on his name of which he…

Worst Top 100 of the Year

Worst Top 100 of the Year

On the 18th of October, the best DJ of the world was announced. At least, the best DJ of 2014 according to DJ Magazine. Since 1997, DJ Mag has been…

Bill Cosby: How he betrayed a generation

Bill Cosby: How he betrayed a generation

              Last October, American actor and comedian Bill Cosby suddenly got a lot of media attention. During a performance, standup comedian Hannibal Buress accused…

With these words, I’m getting you a world map.

With these words, I’m getting you a world map.

In early August of 2013, I moved from my hometown of 18 years, Stamford, Connecticut, to study at Erasmus University in the Netherlands. When I first got started at Erasmus,…

The Wolf of Wall Street Movie Review

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonnah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McCounaughey, Kyle Chandler. Director: Martin Scorsese Review Unlike the old criminal mafia movies that he used…

All Is Fake: Inside The Wrestling Community

All Is Fake: Inside The Wrestling Community

Back in the year 2003(ish), I got a video game from my parents, for the Playstation 2. It was a WWE game, WWE being World Wrestling Entertainment – the largest…

Sexy & unpractical – Electric Cars & the future

What James Bond is to movies, Harvey Specter is to television. Dressed in perfectly tailored three-pieced suits and shooting one-liners left, right, and center, Suits’ Harvey Specter has been touted…

The Future of Fashion is Now – A challenging and inspirational Must-See

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Two students, one aptitude

It is known that the Erasmus University of Rotterdam is a locus for many international students around the world, creating a culturally diverse place containing a large variety of talents…

Formulaic television – How we love (hating) it

Formulaic television series are a phenomenon we all know, with ‘formulaic’ meaning predictable, unoriginal. These descriptions show us just how negatively we perceive such formulas. With successful, mind-blowing series such…

Brand New Ears: Nothing Has Changed

 What if a young and inexperienced music lover listens to the legends of then and now? Well, you’d get NME’s new review series, Brand New Ears. This week, subject of review…

Café “Suhumi”: How Georgian emigrants managed to recreate their tiny piece of homeland in Hague, Netherlands

Exactly 21 years ago. After being persecuted from motherland, due to civil war in Abkhazia, Georgia, Izolda Kvitsiani, came to Netherlands with her family – having no choice but to…

The Top 2000: Reinforcing Its Own Stuffy Image

The Top 2000: Reinforcing Its Own Stuffy Image

Christmas. The time of family, good food, Santa Claus, and, for a lot of Dutchies, establishing a comfort zone in front of the radio to listen to Radio 2’s annual…

The world fascinating dystopian societies on your bookshelf

The world fascinating dystopian societies on your bookshelf A personal column about the popular young adults series the hunger games, the maze runner and the divergent series. Written by Eline…

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 (2014): ‘Strange things did happen here, no stranger would it be…’ If we made blockbuster against consumption society

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 (2014):  ‘Strange things did happen here, no stranger would it be…’ If we made blockbuster against consumption society

  This 21st of November the new Hunger Games blockbuster was released and as indicated by its title it only contains the first part of the final book, conform to…

Why the television show Shark Tank is inspirational for future entrepreneurs

  Have you seen an episode of Shark Tank? If no, stop reading now. And, come back when you have seen at least one episode. It doesn’t matter if you…

RACE WARS: The Hate Awakens

RACE WARS: The Hate Awakens

October 2012 was a new dawn for Star Wars with the acquisition of Lucasfilm by Disney and right away announcing a new trilogy to follow up the prequel and original…

IENS: medium-rare reviews

IENS: medium-rare reviews

IENS is a reviewing website founded in 1999 that is focused on the food and drink business. IENS lets users rate and give their opinion on restaurants and bars on…

Why sticking to New Year’s Resolutions is so terribly hard

It’s that magical time of the year again; The time of beautiful sparkly Christmas trees, enchanting lights everywhere, building goofy snowmen, fireworks, champagne (a lot of champagne) and the time…

The double power of Samba

The double power of Samba

Movie sequels are rarely seen as better than the original movie. I wonder why a general tendency of disappointment and a common feeling of unmet expectations seems to exist among…

Maps to the Stars review, David Cronenberg at his best!

Film review by Nathalie Dezoteux   David Cronenberg has always kept his distance from Hollywood. The well-renowned director began his career while exploring his passion for psychological indie genre films…

A Cineramic Experience

Over the past century, Rotterdam has seen cinema theatres come and go. Many of these cinema theatres have either been demolished, bombed in World War II, or even redeveloped in…

Is Rotterdam’s live music scene dying?

Despite its reputation as a vibrant and multicultural modern city and the Eldorado of innovation and architecture, Rotterdam’s night life is said to have lost much of its charm compared…

On a Hunt for Culture

Since 2012 up till this day, The Netherlands are suffering from government budget cuts which mostly reflected on the Healthcare and Cultural sector. The latter is supported much less in…

Keep Streets Alive

Street music is an indispensable part of any city and especially of such a culturally rich city as The Hague. However, in the spring of 2013 a law was introduced…

The Price of Reasoning: Convenient Eating on a Budget

How much money does the average student spend by eating on campus?        How often do students purchase their meals on campus?The price of reasoning will show the…

Slag Bij Waterloo Festival

Slag Bij Waterloo Festival

A film promoting the upcoming Slag Bij Waterloo Festival on August 30th. Paredes_Nick_Goup_FMore Posts…

Cologne celebrates Carnival

Carnival is the celebration of the year in the German city of Cologne. Every year, thousands of people gather on the streets, dressed up in crazy costumes to celebrate and…

Museum Night Strikes Again

Rotterdam art lovers are ecstatic and completely exhausted after the marathon they experienced this Saturday on the 8th of March from 8 pm to 2 am. The annual Museum Night…

Museum night exposes hidden treasures

On the night of the 8th of March, Rotterdam Museums opened up once again for the exclusive early event Rotterdamse Museumnacht, where special exhibitions, installations, performances and workshops were amusing its visitors. Saturday…

Rebirth of Fashion: Vintage per Kilo!

Vintage clothes have become increasingly popular in recent years, however, the places where we can find it are mostly limited to swan markets and small retail shops. Rebirth of Fashion is…

Cinerama screens ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ preview

On 6th of March a preview screening of the new Wes Anderson movie – The Great Budapest Hotel –  was organized at Cinerama. The audience had an exclusive opportunity to…

Albert Heijn & Efteling: A Match Made in Fairytale Heaven

Until March 9, 2014, anyone can earn rewards to purchase a discounted ticket to their happy-ever-after! Albert Heijn & Efteling have teamed up once again to bring customers a deal…

Haaren: Youths lead the way in Carnival

HAAREN – While the people in the North of the Netherlands are continuing their normal lives, the South has completely gone mad. From the fist of March until the fourth…

Antibarbari Open announced for April

RSV Antibarbari is Erasmus’ own student soccer association. The soccer association is located near the university and while it seems like a regular sports club, it is much more than…

ISR Party Tunnelvision with GiveSoul

(ROTTERDAM) International Students Rotterdam’s first Tunnelvision party in Toffler was a full success! Aimed at bringing international students into contact with Dutch Deep House culture the first suscessfull party in…

Afterparty and Publication Release at Roodkapje

Afterparty and Publication Release at Roodkapje

Roodkapje is a music, arts, and entertainment venue that is always pushing the norm and pulling people out of their comfort zone. On Saturday, March 8th Roodkapje is hosting the Un-official…

H&M Studio collection coming soon

H&M is one of the most popular high street clothing chains in the world. With other 3000 stores in more than 50 different countries, it is fair to say that…

Visit the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam

The main theme of the Black and White men exposition, at Tropenmuseum, is about the history and the legacy that slavery left behind, which is useful in order to understand…

Rotterdampas 2014: Over 280 discounted events

On 1 March 2014, the new Rotterdampas 2014 was released for the citizens of Rotterdam. It entails no less than 280 discounted or even entirely free fun activities in and…

One last feeling of ‘Gravity’ in Pathe

Due to its immense success, the movie ‘Gravity’ will reappear in Pathe movie theaters from the second till the fifth of March, and will be shown in IMAX 3D. The…

VNR Antibarbari Open 2014

VNR Antibarbari Open 2014

  ROTTERDAM – This VNR regards an event in the near future, which is being organised by Erasmus’ student football association R.S.V. Antibarbari. This event – called ‘Bartender Antibarbari Open’…

Radio Brasa presents new political program

ROTTERDAM – Radio Brasa, the biggest Caribbean radio station in Rotterdam, announces a new program. From March 1st on, your Sunday afternoons will be filled with A la Presi, a…

IBCoM Erasmus University Rotterdam- We got plenty!

This is a promotion video for the International bachelor Communication & Media (IBCoM) at the Eramus university, Rotterdam made by 2nd year student Dianthe van Velzen. Enjoy! Produced by Dianthe…

L.O.L. (Laughing Out Loud)

L.O.L., it speaks for itself… This video focuses on the importance of laughing in life and as laughter is infectious, I hope this footage will do exactly this. Produced by…

Children Workshop on Chinese New Year

China Light Rotterdam: Children Workshop on Chinese New Year Produced by Federica Romaniello   Olivier NyirubugaraMore Posts…

Say It Today

This video was produced by Federica Romaniello, CM2011 student in 2012-2013 Olivier NyirubugaraMore Posts…

Sodom, Gomorra & Rotterdam

This video was shot in Rotterdam by Deva Rao, a CM2011 student in 2012/2014… Olivier NyirubugaraMore Posts…

Swerve City

This video was shot in Rotterdam by Deva Rao, a CM2011 student in 2012/2014 Olivier NyirubugaraMore Posts…