Boschstraat 5 no longer vacant!

In 2014, the Mandril Political and Cultural Centre had to be relocated because the municipality had other plans for the building. But nothing happened at Boschstraat 5. The building remained abandoned, until now. A group of cultural entrepreneurs, the cultural underground in Maastricht, decided to restore the soul of Boschstraat 5 and revamp its cultural destination on behalf of Kunsttour Maastricht. Continue reading Boschstraat 5 no longer vacant!

“Be the change you want to see”

(Featured photo: Diana Berdun Mingo). Business education these days, isn’t always what you think it is. It’s not all about profit or top-down decision making and the bigger, the better anymore. You’d be surprised how diverse the students in the MaastrichtMBA program really are! From scientists to entrepreneurs, stay-at-home-moms, musicians (!) and technical engineers, like Charbel Haddad (38) from Lebanon. You can read his story here and learn about how he was inspired to be the change he wanted to see. Continue reading “Be the change you want to see”

Young Democrats regret commotion

The Jonge Democraten Limburg wrote an open letter to the UM to protest against a lecture on university grounds with Ronnie Barkan, a Jewish-Israeli BDS activist. The lecture was organized by Students for Justice in Palestine Maastricht and scheduled for May 4, including two minutes of silence to honor all war victims. The UM withdrew permission to host the event on university grounds and a regional newspaper wrongly used the words “anti-jewish,” but published a rectification in a following edition. Continue reading Young Democrats regret commotion