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  • “I have never seen so much involvement, everyone was talking about Brexit”

    By Mathilde de Gooijer Like many Scots, Jay Paterson (36) voted ‘remain’ in the Brexit referendum. He was born and raised in Glasgow, but he now works as an information security engineer in Prague. When asked about propaganda in the Brexit campaign, he sighs: “it was all around, but to…

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  • “Short videos will overrule traditional newspaper articles”

    By Joia Vieira Ruben Andriesse is a 23-year-old student at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam. Born and raised in Haarlem, he moved to Amsterdam 1.5 years ago for his studies and is now living your average student life. On a daily basis, he enjoys spending time with friends but especially with…

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  • Sunshine and Startups: Barcelona’s Rise as an International Startup Hub

    By Megan Whitfield   Long regarded for its innovation in architecture and creative spirit, Barcelona has now cemented this reputation into business as well. Although the broader economy feels the impact of the recent political unrest, the Catalonian capital is rising up the ranks to become one of the top…

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  • Sex, drugs and scientology

    By: Sam van Royen SCIENTOLOGY CHURCH – 10:30 AM – AMSTERDAM ‘Hi, I’m here to meet Robert Kruijt.’ The lady at the reception looked up from her paper and looked at me curiously. ‘Does he know you’re coming?’ ‘Yes.’ ‘Okay, I’ll give him a call. Please write your details here.’…

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  • Future: Life After Sport

    By Liora Israelsohn Breaking records, beating personal bests, always chasing something just out of reach. This is the life of an athlete; focused and goal-oriented. But what happens after the ultimate goal is achieved? After the Olympics, World Cup, or international championship? How do athletes make the transition into a…

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  • The (un)fortunate ones

    by: Jill Paat We tend to fantasise about our future. We might expect that everything will turn out exactly the way that we’ve planned. But that’s when life happens. What if your expectations don’t match reality? This was the case for three (un)fortunate ones who, for different reasons, didn’t have…

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  • “You could say that we stopped our evolving.”

    By Jing de Visser   Even though climate change, war and refugee crises are things we have on our minds, we still seem pretty optimistic about our future as a human race. Are the experts too however? We are living in the Anthropocene age, also known as the ‘human age’.…

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  • The Button Buy

    By: Marion Caspar You’re being targeted at all times. They want to get you. They want to stimulate you. They want to manipulate you; they want to force you to do something you may not even want to do. However, they’re smart. They speak to you on an emotional level.…

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  • The Sci-fi Is Now

    The Sci-fi Is Now The future is not tied to technological or political boundaries. Everything is possible. This artistic freedom is one of the reasons that sci-fi, or dystopian movies often lead to financial success. Film fanatics are keen to see what the future has is in store for them.…

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  • What If: The European Union Fell Apart?

    By Poppy Prescott Eurosceptic movements have been gaining momentum all over Europe. This culminated in Britain when the British public voted to leave the European Union last June. It leaves a problematic question for many citizens in EU member states: What if it happens here too? Dr. Anthony Zito, a…

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