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Simon Wirtz is a master's student and writes - among other things - a weekly column for Observant.
Student columnist Simon
Be less vague, please!
All parties somehow want more sustainability and social inclusiveness (who doesn’t in our bubble?)
Eurovision in Maastricht?
The one thing that always frustrated me about Eurovision is how undemocratic it is
You are what you speak?
I wonder if Dijkgraaf’s idea to turn English programmes Dutch again is that thought-through
Can you believe this?
Voting is the only way we can change things
Two inspirational hours
I think one can still like their country whilst simultaneously not hiding the dark sides of its history
Thoughts about new technology
The jobs of many, many others and my future career are at stake here
What’s really fair?
With my grades I would never get into law school; dream over
One day every week, on which I wouldn’t work or study at all - a great challenge
Is it really that simple?
Every year another small piece of land will be deciding about the fate of the world
Like a rollercoaster
After just a week at uni I had to call my mum: I had spent way more than I had planned
Smokers think differently
Although I had never smoked before, I thought that normal cigarettes were boring, so I wanted something strong
Unbelievable willingness and passion
An important part of life is to be awake, to be hungry for more or something else