Easter Full of Chocolate

Written by Saleem Shallah Do you like chocolate? Wanna share the love and celebrate Easter with your fellow students? Here is the simplest way to bring them joy and happiness in the coming blessed days! Believe it or not this is a recipe from Syria. People there make it on …

An Introduction to Dutch food

Written by Claire Nief Since I arrived here in the Netherlands, I have been discovering many different Dutch cultural aspects. As a lot of international students, I was surprised by the amount of bikes in the city – and the fact that Dutch people have incredible biking skills (yes, being …

It’s Carnaval in Kruikenstad!

Tomorrow Tilburg will transform into ‘Kruikenstad’. This means it is the time of Carnaval again. You might already have seen people dressed up in the city during the past weeks and some parts of the city are already decorated in the orange-green colours of Kruikenstad. Where for locals this festival …

Dutch Holidays

You might already have noticed it, the Dutch celebrate different holidays than you do. The Dutch do celebrate some of them the same as you know, others are not celebrated at all and they even have their own ones. In the holiday season now, this is even more visible. Who …

Horoscope May 2017

Taurus (April 20-May 20) The gala is coming up and now is the ideal time to put yourself in the spotlight. Get that dress/suit from the non-discount section of H&M and rock it! You look better in it than that one girl/guy in the other Verbs tower anyway. You may …

May 4th & 5th

You probably noticed there is something special with this week. And with that I don’t mean the amazing party we had last Tuesday or the weather that is finally getting a little bit better. You have probably noticed the university is closed on Friday! But why? Let’s start with the …

Kingsday

Jup, we have a king. And yes, the whole country celebrates his birthday. It’s normally done with a lot of orange clothing and a lot of beer drinking (like almost every Dutch holiday). But there is a bit more behind it! Kingsday was celebrated for the first time in 1891 …

Be aware, it’s election week!

You probably already saw them. The enthusiastic people in either green or blue that really really want to tell you what they do. They attack you at the Campus and make you listen. They might even give you something as an incentive to stop for 10 seconds while they tell …

Chapman for President!

Review written by: Neža Kustec For the first time since living in the Netherlands, I took a chance and time to finally visit a cultural event here in the theatre of Tilburg. The musical performance was called “Chapman for President” and promised us soft jazz, which attracted me to see …

How to survive Carnaval

Once a year, the south of the Netherlands goes crazy. It’s like a confetti-filled, beer-drenched version of the purge (we strive for less violence though…). Students get a week off, companies close and even supermarkets make sure they give discounts on beer and ‘worstenbroodjes’ to fit the needs of their …

ANTWEP

Our boardies Renate and Maartje went to the WEP some time ago. Now, you might think: ooo… That’s why they missed the 90’s party (we never miss a party). Or you might think: WEP, isn’t that they weird technical thingy that has to do with internet? And Wikipedia won’t save …

Horoscope November 2016

We understand that the exchange life will make you feel like you’re a tumbling around in the juggling hands of Fate, but despair no more. The stars are here to provide you with guidance and keep you upright. Sagittarius: Nov 22 – Dec 21 Just like little baby Jesus you …