According to CNN, Groningen is a ‘young and hip… alternative to Amsterdam’. It has the canals and the ‘classic Dutch buildings’ without the ‘hordes’ of tourists.
The bomb disposal unit (Explosieven Opruimingsdienst Defensie, or EOD) exploded the two canisters of picric acid that had been found in a lab at Zernike.
The ‘Pint of Science’ initiative began in small UK pub back in 2013 and quickly grew into a worldwide phenomenon. This week, it came to Groningen.
What does it mean to be happy? How do you obtain happiness? Professor Dimitris Ballas of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences has some of the answers to these questions.
For the first time ever, Groningen voters received information on the local elections in English as well.
This year, more students than ever came to study at the RUG. 7,969 first-year students enrolled. Of those, 2,944 are internationals.
International students are lured to Groningen and then abandoned, says student Gijs Altena. ‘I’m ashamed.’
A Groningen resident was arrested this past week after he mounted real, working cannons on his houseboat.
Red bumps, flaky skin? A maddening itch? Then you might have scabies. According to the GGD, the disease is spreading fast among Groningen students.
On Friday, Groningen is celebrating King’s Day, and the royal family is visiting. The UK heroes checked the city to make sure it was safe, and they saw that it was good. Well, almost.
A mile-long ‘green promenade’ with seating and patios is meant to freshen up Zernike’s look, making it more inviting as well as safer and more accessible.