Jan de Boer

Comment Editor
Deputy Comment Editor (2016/17)

Jan has written 15 articles for Nouse

CLASH OF COMMENT: Should the UK change its electoral system to proportional representation?

    YES – Oscar Bentley Proportional representation is an electoral system where seats in Parliament are allocated proportionally to…

EDITOR’S OPINION: We are all students of the world

EU fees allow more skills to come to this country, and gives us life-changing opportunity

Europe’s Iron Chancellor is starting to rust

The German Federal elections of 2017 show that both the far left and right are benefiting from a divisive Chancellor

EDITOR’S OPINION: Does TV need to catch up?

With Netflix and Amazon Prime beginning to dominate the market, Jan de Boer asks whether the TV has a future in the household?

To survive, the EU must learn to compromise

The European Union is an ambitious project, but it won’t last if it punishes the UK for leaving and continues to resist reform

EDITOR’S OPINION: Register to vote

As a new generation comes to vote in this years election, registering to vote is as important as ever

Drama barn rid of asbestos danger

During the spring break, large amounts of asbestos were removed from the drama society’s “DramaBarn” as the campus wide phenomenon continues.…

Copeland defeat condemns an incapable Labour leader

After its historic defeat in Copeland, the Labour party needs a rethink

Freshers need more from their Union

First year Jan de Boer highlights why more and more freshers are disengaged with YUSU

Berkeley Riots put the violence back into US politics

Rioting in response to Milo Yiannopoulos and the right wing is foolish, despicable, and totally inneffective

Fake news is the new norm in a post-truth world

In a post-truth world, Jan de Boer asks why “Fake News” is now prominently on the agenda

EDITOR’S OPINION: Always look on the bright side

Maybe 2016 wasn’t that bad after all