To College or Not To College?

Monday, 14 September 2015 17:49 Written by
  It is the end of high school senior year and you are at college commitment day. Its t-minus four seconds to the big reveal. In no time everyone discards whatever garment used to protect their new collegiate pride shirt. Next thing you know everyone now is professing with big…

Environment in the EU: new opportunities

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 08:50 Written by
Environmental technologies and services are an important success story at European level, generating an increase of employment in the sector of around 3% per year. Good news for companies in this sector, already world leaders in recycling and energy efficiency. Adding to this there are also many opportunities for companies…

Living Homeless

Sunday, 06 September 2015 00:49 Written by
         “Why are you homeless?” I asked. “I lost my business, I lost everything.” She said. It was a Thursday morning before my meeting with my financial aid. I decided I wanted to do an interview with a homeless woman that I know. Allison Jacobs*, she’s about my height…

The integrated "allochtoon"

Friday, 14 August 2015 15:35 Written by
I know all the arguments some ex-pats have against living in Belgium. I created some of them myself. I also know exactly how boring the country can be with its penchant for a life of rocking chair comfort, with no edge.

Chloe’s Column – Part 1

Thursday, 13 August 2015 15:25 Written by
I grew up in a suburban household in one of the nicest parts of Maryland. I was educated in catholic school until the fourth grade. My mother had a very successful business. Everything I wanted in life I could basically get with no questions asked.

The Belgian Alphabet

Friday, 14 August 2015 11:18 Written by
Dedicated to Their Majesties the King and Queen of Belgium I have been living in Belgium for ten years now and this is my thanks to the country which has been my home place all the time, always very kind, friendly and inspiring. For each letter of the alphabet one word…