Not since the chastity belt has there been so much interest in apps and gadgets designed to prevent sexual violence. But do they work, and what do they say about us? This article originally appeared in Undark and you can read the full article on their website.
The city of Delft, nestled between Rotterdam and The Hague, is more famous for its hand painted blue tiles than its food scene. But once you dig a little deeper (and get off the touristy Markt) you can find some very delicious food. This article originally appeared in Toten and you can read the full … [Read more…]
Five years ago Molly Quell moved to the Netherlands as the wife of an academic for a short term project.. Now she’s single, has fallen in love with the country and finds herself in the unexpected position of having to integrate. This piece was originally published on Dutch News and you can read the full … [Read more…]
A record 90,000 international students are currently studying at Dutch universities and now account for some 10% of the student body. Despite programmes encouraging them to stay, most of them leave when they graduate — even though many would like to make the Netherlands their home. Molly Quell finds out why. This piece was originally published on … [Read more…]
The Triggering is/was a movement to “trigger” people on social media (specifically social justice warriors) by posting upsetting content. It was dreamed up Lauren Souther, inspired by a South Park episode. You can read more in Charles Pulliam-Moore’s piece on Fusion. Unsurprisingly, people who participated mostly did not understand what trigger warnings are for. In … [Read more…]