‘Everyone can be a model, even if you are a size bigger’

Boreas, the rowing club for students from Zwolle, will soon come out with a nude calendar. One with a message. Because: “With us, everyone gets the space to be themselves.” A long-term project, because the definitive idea of this nude calen ...

Outfits: ‘Everything with the sewing machine’

WIN is fond of students with special outfits. Today: Nynke van de Nadort (22), third year Journalism student Do you make your clothes yourself? “Almost all my clothes have gone under the sewing machine at one point or another. Clothing from ...

Test: Sandwiches

Windesheim Zwolle recently opened its own SPAR supermarket on campus. It sells both fresh sandwiches and prepackaged ones. Time for a test. Freshy prepared carpaccio sandwich We first get a freshly made sandwich that is prepared on the spot ...

WIN-Poll(ing): Should unhealthy food become more expensive?

A healthy lifestyle is becoming increasingly important. Do we have to pay a different price for that? “There are far too many unhealthy choices for a low price. I hardly eat healthy at Windesheim, because it is easier and cheaper to buy a b ...

The smoker expelled

‘Does our duty of care stop at the campus border?’ Smoking has been banned on campus for two years now. Smokers must go to areas outside the Windesheim territory. But not everyone does. Meanwhile, the annoyance about the disposal of cigaret ...

Off to the beach!

After class, sit down in a beach chair, with your feet in the sand. WIN took a look at beach bars in Zwolle and Almere, which are popular among Windesheimers. Strand22, Almere ‘Windesheim has found its home here’ Strand22 is located on the ...

WIN-Poll(ing): Do you want to get summer-ready?

Summer is coming! Are students currently more concerned with being in shape, or not at all? “Yes, this summer I want to look good. That’s nice when you’re on the beach or at a festival. I make sure that I don’t eat too many calories, so lit ...

A leap into the unknown

Studying abroad. An immersion in an often completely different culture. Plenty of pitfalls, but he who pays good enough attention will learn real life lessons. Frieda van Brug and Gerrieta Muis can write a book about it. Your book ‘Grenzelo ...

Gender neutral toilets in all buildings?

Gender-neutral toilets may be installed in all buildings on campus on the ground floor, while the toilets on the other floors will remain separate. How exactly the gender neutral toilets at Windesheim will look like is still being studied. ...

Shine at a festival

The festival season starts. Thé moment to go all out with outfits and makeup. Students Jitske, Eline and Anika can’t wait and came to the WIN makeup studio to get festival-proof. Anika: ‘In a fairy costume around the campfire’ First-year st ...

WIN-Poll(ing): To live on your own? Or rather not?

Due to the housing shortage, students continue to live at home with their parents for longer. Is that bad, or fun? “Living at home is nice and quiet. I could come home and immediately sit down at the table for dinner. That’s pure pampering, ...

With freestyle football I want to get kids moving

To keep a ball high while doing tricks with it: freestyle football is not easy. Sport Studies student Mike van de Streek teaches children with his company StreetSkills that this is possible after all. Ánd healthier than gaming. It could tak ...

WIN-Poll(ing): How English is becoming our language?

More often, we throw a word of English and sometimes even whole sentences through our Dutch. A logical development, or something that will blow over? “We speak more and more English, that just happens. It’s also because of social media. The ...

‘My generation must live again, instead of survive’

Fighting injustice, that’s what student Luna Koops wants. She used to be chair of the Young Socialists and member of the Windesheim Central participation council. Now she is on the list of the political party Partij van de Arbeid (Labour Pa ...

Luck, patience and a whole lot of money.

According to the Municipality of Zwolle, supply and demand for student rooms are ‘in balance’. But rents continue to rise. One room, thirty responses. That is what Jan Fuite, student Teacher Education in Physics, sees as the adm ...

WIN-Poll(ing): What do you never buy online?

Ordering everything online is that normal for students? Or are there other things you would rather get in a real store? “I only prefer to buy clothes in a real store. Then you can take a good look at how it looks, feel and try to see if it ...

Groceries without packaging: Iris does it.

If you buy your groceries without a jar, plastic, box or tin around it, that saves a lot of waste. That is why freshman Iris Broekmann shops without packaging: “I usually carry my own bags with me.” Iris fishes a collection of cloth bags, n ...

Win-Poll(ing): Your biggest blunder in Teams?

Online lessons via Teams and Zoom sometimes go a bit wrong. What was your most hilarious incident? “My classmate was in the car and wanted to listen in on part of the lesson. But his picture and sound were accidentally turned on. So we sudd ...

Foreign students about Dutch culture

Sandwich with cheese in the lunchbox, without a helmet on the bike and dinner at half-past five. Yes, those Dutch are crazy people. Foreign students about typical Dutch habits and customs: ‘I thought the summer was freezing here.’ Hanrim Le ...