March, 2017 Archive

UniversiFees vs. UniversiAid

When we think of an ideal world, we tend to imagine a place where no one is excluded from having any sort of experience based on anything but one’s merits. Analogically, we may...

An Interview with Guilherme Geirinhas

I believe the role is the same for a university student or any other person: make them laugh. And that, is already a big challenge. Making someone laugh is one of the hardest...

The Ride of a Champion

They gave me the honor of representing them on the field. They heard my speeches, they heard my screams and they saw me cry. They saw me fail, they saw me succeed and they...

The New Discoveries

Our ambitions and vigour were stuck in the bygone times until "the Ronaldos" and their peers swept France with kicks, taking revenge on Bonaparte's invasions and making clear an...

In Varietate Concordia

It is time for Europe to take the next step towards development, social welfare, faster action, humanitarian aid and core values that define us not as Portuguese, Austrians,...

Suis-Je Dijsselbloem?

"(...)You cannot spend all the money on drinks and women and then ask for help."...

FinTech: The Rebirth of the Finance Industry?

From improved payment processing, to fraud prevention, from new forms of financing to portfolio management tools, we have great minds in Portugal, engineering the future of...

To Solve the West’s Crisis, Look to Education

The fact that governments and politicians seek re-election every four or so years means they have an incentive to redirect funds to investments which can show significant short or...

The NOVA Foundation

Education will still be public and tuition and social aid programmes will not be harmed, so the experience of the students will most likely not be negatively affected....

Eat, Sleep, Surf – Repeat

It is easier to get up early in the morning if you know the first thing on your list is dawn patrol surf. It also becomes easier to stay motivated throughout the day if there is...