De artikels van Lara Decrae

X Creatief talent aan de VUB
X Creatief talent aan de VUB

Chloé kruipt in de pen

Naar de universiteit gaan is meer dan studeren alleen. Je hoeft dan ook niet ver te zoeken om talentvolle VUB’ers te vinden die naast hun studie andere ambities nastreven.

X Bresurrection
X Bresurrection

Brexit fatigue among students

By Lara Decrae

It seems that everyone is ready for Brexit to be over, however it is still not a done deal. According to Jo Johnson, former Minister of State for Universities and Science, “EU and international students make an important contribution to our world-class universities,” but will Brexit have an influence on this?

X FLUX: Do(n
X FLUX: Do(n

"Whatever you are is what FLUX can become"

On September 6th, FLUX held their first big exposition at Tropicana in the Alhambra neighbourhood in Brussels. FLUX is a group of creative people expressing their thoughts on various topics through a multitude of artforms. De Moeial visited their expo to discover the people behind the name and the messages they want to convey. 

X Trick or pee
X Trick or pee

"A lot of people didn't want to pay to go to the bathroom, so I had to find an alternative"
By Lara Decrae & Larissa Courant

Cristina Cerqueira, the lady responsible for keeping bathrooms clean, is known as Beursschouwburg’s ‘Madame Pipi’. It happens quite often that visitors of the multidisciplinary art center use their last pennies to buy that last drink of the night and won’t have any more left when they desperately need to use the bathroom. Madame Pipi has found a way to help these people out. 

X “We are very complementary, like a yin and yang”
X “We are very complementary, like a yin and yang”

Dancing twins Les Mybalés
By Lara Decrae

Nathalie and Doris Bokongo Nkumo are both 27 years old and live in Sint-Gillis. They started dancing House in 2010 in Gare du Luxembourg, which was a place where a lot of dancers came together to train. Now they are professional dancers, currently performing their piece ‘À travers l’autre’ in theatres: on the seventh of October they will be performing part of it at Mindblowers: The Time is Now.

X Exchange incoming
X Exchange incoming

"International students should embrace Belgium"
By Lara Decrae

In 2017, the VUB counted 3411 international students from 128 different nationalities. They represent 21,5 % of the total student count and the numbers keep climbing. One of them is student social sciences Amalia Alibaev. How does she experience her time as an exchange student at VUB?