Online writing and publishing

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April Fools

The key to a successful April Fools' joke

Column
Dianne Parlevliet
06/04/2018
4 minutes to read

With some examples from April Fools' 2018, this column examines what made people get tricked. Regardless of whether your goal is to trick people, believable and controversial jokes will grab the audience's attention. 

Google and Big Data: Are we heading towards a dystopian reality?

Article
Lennart Driessen
16/04/2018
2 minutes to read

The services that are provided by data-giant Google are becoming more and more a normal part of daily life. But are we truly aware of the implications this has on our privacy? How much information does Google actually have on you? 

How vaginal trends discipline the body

Column
Gabriela de la Vega
26/03/2018
4 minutes to read

'Vajacials', wasp nests, and glitter are only some of the numerous vaginal trends out there. It seems like there is a never-ending need to change and enhance the female body and what does that say about the way in which women are perceived? 

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From Front National to Rassemblement National

Column
Ruben Bastiaanse
15/03/2018
4 minutes to read

Rassemblement National should become the new rallying cry for nationalists in France and make Front National salonfähig. How Marine Le Pen and Steve Bannon attempt to pour old nationalist wine in new bottles. 

The debate about the ‘Other’

Column
Noura Yacoubi
16/04/2018
5 minutes to read

The debate about the 'Other' and the Islam in particular seems endless.  Many people just 'give up', but that is the exact opposite of what we should do.