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Paula Dubbink

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Paula Dubbink
Paula Dubbink is a reporter, translator and columnist at Lundagård. She started volunteering for the newspaper in the fall of 2012.

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They demand for their voices to be heard

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A university should not be run like a private company. That is the opinion of students and employees at the University of Amsterdam, who during spring have been occupying the university’s premises in order to protest against the board. Now they demand more democracy. ...
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I’m welcome here anyways

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Columnist Paula Dubbink has always felt that Sweden welcomed her with open arms. Why has she considered this as self-evident? ...
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The What of Waffle Day

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Have you noticed how the shelves at ICA and Coop are filled with waffle mix, marmalade and whipped cream these days? It all has to do with Jesus’ mother, and with some bad articulation. A short introduction into one of Sweden’s many food traditions: Waffle Day. ...
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Ten patient boxes

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Columnist Paula Dubbink has stored her belongings into boxes at her parents' attic. Will she ever see them again? ...
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Open letter to all Swedish guys

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Columnist Paula Dubbink addresses the male student community. Who wants to feign a relationship with her? ...
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Some things never change

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Back home over Christmas, columnist Paula Dubbink met up with her old friends. Not even so long ago, she saw some of them daily and at the time she wished that everything would stay the same. And fortunately, in some way it has. ...
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Giving without joy

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Columnist Paula Dubbink wanted to delve into December’s usual looking-ahead: what would 2015 have in stock? Then she met a young man on the streets of Lund, who might have been wondering just the same. ...
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Learning for life

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Columnist Paula Dubbink doesn’t want to leave the University now that her master is almost done, but neither will she continue for a PhD. And that doesn’t sound problematic in her ears. ...
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Madina is Disappointed in Sweden

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After seven weeks in Sweden, Madina Balgabek from Kazakhstan finally received a Swedish bank account. Her experience with Swedish banks has been frustrating and her image of Sweden has changed completely. ...
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You Need Luck to Get an Bank Account

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Several visits to the bank, unclear answers and arbitrary treatment. That is reality for many international students in Lund that want to open a Swedish bank account. ...
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