Deirdre Westenbrink
Deirdre is a fourth year Econometrics student and a third year MC member. She was the secretary of the VESTING Board 2020-2021. Besides that, she is a member of the rowing association Gyas, but rowing turned out not te be her kind of sport. In her spare time she likes to play tennis and board games. Age: 21. Study: Econometrics and Operations Research.

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Deirdre Westenbrink
Should we keep or kick the king?

Should we keep or kick the king?

The Dutch Royal Family is in the news every once in a while. Whether it is with their yearly press photo in Lech, or when princess Amalia was told she could still be queen if she marries a woman, or even when a private picture of Alexia was shared. We have had the...

A road to mathematics

A road to mathematics

Remember when you were young and you were too excited to sleep because you were going on vacation the next day? Your parents would wake you up very early the next morning because they wanted to drive all the way to the south of France in one day. Then, sometime during...

The meme that is never gonna give you up

The meme that is never gonna give you up

If you have been on the internet in the past fourteen years, it might have happened to you. A link was sent to you, disguised as a funny video or interesting site. You clicked on the link, and, while hearing the first tunes, you already knew what was going on. It was...

Should billionaires exist?

Should billionaires exist?

You might have heard it in the news lately, the number of billionaires has never been as high as right now. At the beginning of April, the Forbes’ 35th Annual World’s Billionaires List was announced. The number of people owning more than \$1,000,000,000 has increased...

Should we prohibit fireworks?

Should we prohibit fireworks?

Every year during New Year’s Eve a lot of fireworks are being fired. Even though this is a very old tradition and brings many people great joy, it also brings us nuisance, injuries, and damage costs. This year, the government decided to prohibit all fireworks during...