EmbrACE Magazine

EmbrACE magazine is the magazine of The Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC) and International Faculty Association ACE. EmbrACE magazine binds students with the faculty and society by opinions and background stories about culture, history and media. The EmbrACE is published four times a year. The editorial team behind the magazine also writes articles that will be posted on the website throughout the year. All members of ACE will receive a copy of the magazine. If you are interested in receiving a copy of the magazine or want to discuss other issues concerning the EmbrACE, please send an email to editorinchief@ifaace.nl.

DISCLAIMER: the EmbrACE is a platform where members of the editorial team are free to let their opinions be heard on a variety of subjects. However, one must keep in mind that their opinions are just that and don't reflect the opinion of the Association.

Why do we procrastinate - and how can we change it?

16 Jan 20
It’s somewhere in the late afternoon on a Tuesday in January. You’ve got a ton of reading to do, two calls to make, a bill to pay, and an article to write. Instead of doing any of this, you lay down on the couch and watch Netflix. After all, it’s dark outside and it just started raining (again?!). You’ll do those things tomorrow morning, before your 11 am lecture. As if....
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First Student Problems: Housing

14 Jan 20
I hear it all around me, whether they're Dutch or international students – many struggle with finding (permanent) housing in Rotterdam. Some can only find temporary housing, let’s say for half a year. Of course, at least this is something, but moving 6 times in the course of your 3-year bachelor is far from ideal. It’s logical that when you first move to a new city you’re not familiar with all the housing initiatives that Rotterdam and the University offer....
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First Christmas in Rotterdam? Don’t worry, we got you!

13 Dec 19
A simple guide for an international student spending Christmas in Rotterdam - If you are an international student, you know that sometimes life abroad can get difficult, especially during Christmas when all your friends go back home. If this is the case for you, or you are simply looking for some exciting events in Rotterdam, you’ve come to the right place. We have selected some unique Christmas themed attractions worth looking into....
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Why Do Some People Love Horror Movies?

9 Dec 19
Horror movies are a thing that people either love or hate, there seems to be no in between. I, for one, have been fascinated by them from the day that I was more or less peer-pressured into watching A Nightmare on Elm Street at an age that I cannot remember, however, which I know people would considered too young for anything that frightening. Since that day of discovering my interest in the horror movie genre, I have continued to convince my friends to watch several horror movies a month and have wondered why people enjoy being frightened so much....
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