Groningen’s cultural scene is hosting a large scale Keti Koti festival on July 1st. After a year of discussions about its role in the Dutch slave trade, is now the time for the northern city to offer a formal apology? Continue reading Keti Koti Festival Shines Light on Groningen’s Dark Past – VIDEO
In the neighborhood of Beijum, in Groningen, De Smeltkroes opened its doors earlier this year to help fight poverty and loneliness. The community center has become a second home for its visitors and volunteers. Lizzy Kuiper is one of them. Continue reading De Smeltkroes: For and By the Residents of Beijum
Conservative Yoon Suk-yeol won South Korea’s presidency after a tedious campaign marked by anti-feminist backlash. 9to5 Groningen asked young Korean women how they felt about this new political turn. Continue reading A Victory for Antifeminism in South Korea?
By Jan Douwe Krist and Stéphanie Hamel February 28, 2022. Municipal elections will take place on March 16 in Groningen. The municipality and the Student Association for International Relations (SIB) tell 9to5 how they are working together to reach out to international residents, a population that often seems unaware that they can vote. For this occasion, an election debate will take place next Monday night … Continue reading Forum to Host Municipal Elections Debate for International Groningers
On a February morning in 2020, a few days before the World Health Organisation would issue an official name for a deadly virus that was working its way across the world, Joni van der Leeuw was standing in a dimly lit room, confronting his own mortality, an empty semen jar in his hand. Given the uninspiring nature of the pornographic material displayed on an old … Continue reading The Gandalf Moment: a Man’s Journey towards Men’s Health Advocacy in the Gaming Industry