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Comfortable and Charming: Campus Life in the USA

By Lobke van Meijel Living university life on a beautiful campus made for some of the most influential reasons why I still call my time in Chapel Hill (NC) the best time of my life so far.  Simultaneously, it was

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What’s in a game?

by Hanne Nijtmans When considering culture, we discuss movies, literature, TV-series and even sports events. Yet one big domain of culture is often left out in this equation: video games. Except for the Special Topic “Virtually American,” which is no

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Rehabilitating a War Criminal: Bush Jr. on DeGeneres & Kimmel

By Aaron Magunna As of lately, George W. Bush Jr., president of the United States from 2001 to 2009, started to appear on numerous talk shows on US-TV, namely The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live!  Both shows have

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Fighting for Honor: Dueling in America

By Lobke van Meijel. Those up to speed on their knowledge of Broadway musicals likely already know about the most famous duel in American history: the duel that led to the death of Founding Father and first Secretary of the

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Beercantus sign-up

Dear EPU members, March 7th will witness the premiere of a new event for EPU which we secretly hope to make a new annual tradition: the beer cantus! This is basically a large drinking game that features a lot of