De artikels van Sophie Seydel

In search of the rainbow
In search of the rainbow

Gender and Sexuality among VUB students
by Sophie Seydel

The VUB being a progressive and free thinking institution, has many different clubs and groups varying from sports to politics. Having around five percent of LGBTQ+ population one must think there is also an organization or events that represent these people at our university.

In Search of Equality
In Search of Equality

Women in academia, gender quotas and the need for transition 
by Sophie Seydel
Men and Women make up each 50% of society, but there is a significant underrepresentation of women in academic positions. Rector Pauwels has announced a gender quota to balance out such inequalities at VUB. Many heated discussions arose on Facebook, showing that a large group of people is against such quotas. Why we do need quotas, an open discussion and need to listen to each other more carefully .