Arnljótur Sigurðsson, musician and member of the Reggie-band Ojba Rasta, chose 10 Reggie songs for readers who are interested in Reggie but don‘t know where to start…
"Lialogues" do not have the same objective as traditional interviews, wherein questions are asked, and convenient truths are often told; truth which portrays the interviewee in a positive light. Since there is rarely such honesty in interviews that they take one’s interest by storm, we will go in the complete opposite direction, and let the interviewees answer whatever they want, as long as it’s not the truth.
The situationof prisoners in Icelandic prisons has been under much discussion lately. We read stories about white-collar criminals serving their sentence in single-family houses at Kvíabryggja, hear that prisoners can surf the internet at will and even serve long sentences outside prison. Is this the reality of Icelandic prisoners?
I swear, I’d been here for four days when I realised that that yes, everyone here eats croissants, drinks espressos, smokes, walks around with hats and French kisses in public. Paris, la ville de l’amour.
26 year old Gunnhildur Gunnarsdóttir lives in a beautiful apartment on Garðastræti, downtown Reykjavík and is studying at Háskóli Íslands to become a professional therapeutic psychologist. Stúdentablaðið paid her a visit.
The presence of women at sea has been regarded variously as unlucky, unnatural, and anomalous, which naturally makes it a fascinating subject for study. The exhibition, located in the museum’s main downstairs hall, reveals the many positions sea-women held throughout centuries, and the way in which their social roles were strengthened and altered by their work at sea.
The third Creative writing competition this winter revolved around creating a caption to go with this caricature by Stúdentablaðið's editorial committee member Kristinn Pálsson. We received a number of submissions in both Icelandic and English.
The wall is perfect for students who can by no means attain green fingers, and kill any and every plant unlucky enough to enter through their doorstep. Book laden student housing more often than not have to make due with dusty faux flowers, passed down from a passed on grandmother. The plants that adorn this wall are, on the other hand, very much alive.
The baritone singer Oddur Arnþór Jónsson swiftly became a household name after an ingenious performance in Don Carlo by Verdi, the 2014 autumn production of The Icelandic Opera. He now plays the title role in The Icelandic Opera’s production of Don Giovanni by Mozart which premiered recently. Stúdentablaðið‘s editor met with Oddur over a cup of coffee on a bright winter day in Harpa, where they discussed his studies, life as a singer and Don Giovanni the libertine.
Vaccinations for diseases is a subject that regularly triggers intense arguments. Parents want to be aware of their children‘s health and try to take well-informed decisions regarding their health. But what makes a decision well-informed?
Popcorn has been popular in Iceland for years. So far there’s only been two types in stores, specifically salted or cheesy popcorn. But the Icelandic popcorn culture has been perking up in the last few months. Luxury popped corn is now widely available in groceries around Iceland, and that’s cause for celebration. The flavors are countless; caramel, marshmallow and chili, to name a few.
Steinunn Harðardóttir, better known as the musician dj. flugvél og geimskip, invited our photographer over to her colorful home in the west side of Reykjavik. Here she shares her ten favorite things with our readers.
Seeing adverts concerning how to make a living, or even become rich, online is an everyday occurence for most. People tend to brush such ads aside as nothing more than scams, and ignore them. But can they be sure? Are they perhaps blundering their chance at financial success by mistrust?
Law student Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir thinks that the socal life is one of the best things about the University of Iceland. Áslaug has a busy schedule – she doesn't know how she would cope without a car and wishes she had more time to read.
If something is advertised as good for us, we believe it. We buy products that are supposed to make us healthier, thinner and prettier. But it has actually been proven that some of the products do not work at all and still we waste our time and money on them.
Are The Beatles a scam? Did the US orchestrate 9/11? Does Finland exist? Is Illuminati all around us? Arnór Steinn Ívarsson chose his favourite conspiracy theories to share with our readers.