Let’s start running!

By Suzanne van Oss  With long days of cramming in the library, trying to stay awake in lectures or sitting behind your desk at your internship, it is important to find a way to clear your head and get rid of some energy. Going for a run is one of the easiest, accessible, flexible and... Continue Reading →

Move your body, stretch your mind!

The lifestyle of an exchange student takes a toll on your fitness and health. Party here, party there, lots of social activities and of course the study credits that have to be obtained. To keep up this fantastic way of living, it is important to work out! There is no better place to do this... Continue Reading →

Cycling Tips

By Emmi Beuger, Editor in Chief Many students coming to study in the Netherlands have little experience with cycling, or at least cycling as much as Dutch people do! My hometown was too hilly for cycling, so I did not cycle at all before coming here. In my couple months, I have become hooked on... Continue Reading →

Living up to Exchange Pressure

By Mackenzie Stolp, Writer Before you leave to go on exchange, you read all of the articles, and you talk to those around you who have been on exchange themselves. Everyone says it's the greatest time of your life, and there is nothing to say that it won’t be, but this can also create an... Continue Reading →

“Surviving” the Netherlands

By Anca Negulescu, Writer  "Can you survive the Netherlands?" That was the question asked by the ESN Utrecht Activities Committee kick-off event of the semester, and two dozen or so brave souls were eager to rise to the challenge. Spoiler alert: while it may be a question our friends and families at home jokingly – and not... Continue Reading →

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