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Time to break with Facebook?

With the recent revelation that Cambridge Analytica exploited the data of 80 million Facebook profiles, should we, as users, take the last stand and #deletefacebook?

I believe in taking challenges

My current situation is that I am challenging myself with the difficult subjects that normally one would rather give up on. As a student, challenging myself has been one of my strengths.

Challenging the negative thought status-quo

"I can see if they have opened my messages. Then it burns if they don’t reply," writes Eric Maganga in his latest blog about the overwhelming feelings and negative thoughts that sometimes come crawling when his friends and relatives are not responding.

How do CBS students spend their money?

Students would rather spend their money than risk missing out on having fun with their friends. They all have a restaurant budget, and they all want to spend their savings on travel. Student reporter, Caroline Sølver, asked four of her friends who are doing their bachelors in Intercultural Market Communication at CBS about their relationship with money.

Are CBS students locking themselves out of the conflict?

As time comes closer to the final decision on whether or not the big lockout of over 120.000 state employees will happen, thoughts arise on what role the younger generation should play in the conflict. Is this the students’ fight to fight?

Being a CBS student puts pressure on me!

Entering this new semester, I am feeling the pressure more than ever! Imagine doing such a great job to a point where you feel that you have set new standards to keep up and in addition to that, the people around you have set the same standards for you too. This is my current situation.

I’m going to the concert alone

"This is the kind of blog you don't share on your Facebook page. Even for an emotional exhibitionist like me," writes Eric Maganga in his latest blog about being lonely. You can read the blog and listen to the voice over of the blog at the bottom of the blog.

Stress has taken over my life!

Monday morning, I log into mycbs.dk and check my CBS emails per usual. I see 40 unread messages, 7 assignment deadlines and over 200 book pages to read. I immediately start shaking and sweating. I now realise that I am stressing. Stress has taken over my life! I feel helpless and do not know where to begin with all these deadlines. How am I going to survive this?

Life on demand: Are smartphones really making life smarter?

We spend more and more time on our individual tablets and mobile phones where we shift between various apps and programs. With its endless choices, the modern streaming life seems like a liberal utopia. But are these new habits creating a more lonely and isolated life?

The unemployment trap

"He wrote in his journal he needs to find a unique skill," writes Eric Maganga in his latest blog about unemployment, and what it does to you. You can listen to the voice over of the blog at the bottom of the blog.

Merveille wants to motivate others with her blogs

At first, Merveille Musungay kept her blog anonymous, but given that she wanted to encourage and motivate others, she had to put herself out there. Merveille Musungay is CBS WIRE’s new blogger, and she will blog about failure, how to battle stress, and her everyday life as a CBS student.

Eric writes himself out of his comfort zone

CBS student Eric Maganga will be blogging for CBS Wire about personal stuff such as loneliness, shyness, and dating. Blogging for him is a way of coming out his comfort zone, and he hopes that the people at CBS will be able to identify with his blogs, which in format spans from regular texts to sound bites and poems.

Forget about your dream job – just do something

We probably all want to do something we are passionate about. But what if the search for our passion blocks the opportunities that are right in front of us? Signe Lund Bunke decided to stop searching for her dream job and instead just take a chance and passion came along.

“My student job has opened my eyes towards tech and robots”

Monday’s are crucial in my team. We have our weekly editorial meetings and set the agenda for the rest of the week. Despite it being Monday morning, I quite look forward to getting to work since my colleague Isabella will be waiting for me with our usual breakfast, which consists of a croissant. It’s not all bad.

Is this an offer I can’t refuse?

Signe Lund Bunke graduated from CBS a short while ago and started searching for a job. All of a sudden, she had two job offers at the same time. In her blog, she shares her thoughts about how she made a decision.

What to Do About Summer?

As the August sun burns, summer is slowly coming to an end. Ahead lies a new school year with tasks and challenges, making us question whether or not the last few months have been successfully used as a student.

In Search of My Career Path

What is it like to graduate? Leaving the student comfort zone and preparing for the real life of being an adult with a full-time job? Newly fledged graduate, Signe Lund Bunke shares her thoughts in her new blog.

Democracy for all or only the privileged few?

The annual Folkemøde has just been held at the island of Bornholm, celebrating democracy and citizen interaction. But as I return from the political festival, I can’t help but question the democracy that is being celebrated – is it really for everyone?

Wonder Women, but Where to Find them?

How much can a movie do? Apparently a whole lot. As a motion picture, ‘Wonder Woman’ has set in motion an empowerment movement amongst women and girls. But as I step out of the cinema and onto campus, I start to question where the academic wonder women are to empower me as a student – regardless of my gender.