Lets Gro Festival – enabling a happy and informed student population

Lets Gro festival has arrived in Groningen. From the 31st of October to the 3rd of November, the municipality of Groningen will host this freely accessible festival, which seeks to share various initiatives and innovations to benefit the future of the city. This year’s theme is all about happiness. Groningen is considered to be one of the happiest cities in Europe according to a recent investigation by the European Commission. This year, Lets Gro will prioritise […]

Veganism in Ireland, to be or not to be?

The 1st of November marks World Vegan Day. As the vegan trend continues to grow, so has the demand for  vegan food items in Irish grocery stores and restaurants. “We’ve come a long way in a short time” said Galway Chef Jess Murphy to the Irish Times describing what it’s like to be vegan in Ireland, “you no longer have to go into a health food shop smelling of patchouli oil to find oat and almond […]

Student Participation in the Upcoming Municipality Election in Groningen

By Gabriele Cruciata & Rebekah Daunt. The European Student Network (ESN) hosted an election debate on Tuesday 30th of October at Club Casa in Groningen city centre at 8pm. This debate revolved around the upcoming municipality election which will take place on the 21st of November. Anyone who is over the age of 18, who has registered with the municipality of Groningen, who is from an EU member state or has been living in the Netherlands […]