The Angler

The Angler Magazine by students for students of English Language & Culture, and international students at Leiden University Check www.the-angler.org for the current issue.

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Angler Theme Announcement:Even in these strange times, we will continue to supply you with your seasonal dose of the Ang...
12/05/2020

Angler Theme Announcement:

Even in these strange times, we will continue to supply you with your seasonal dose of the Angler!

We've had to improvise a little, which is exactly why that's our theme :)

More details coming soon so stay tuned!

What will happen to Saint Modwenna and Orbila? Come to Albion's Women's Day Lecture, Thursday the 5th of March at 19:15 ...
03/03/2020

What will happen to Saint Modwenna and Orbila? Come to Albion's Women's Day Lecture, Thursday the 5th of March at 19:15 in Lipsius 005 to pick up your copy of the newest Angler and find out!

Covert art: Daniëlle Bijl, Comic: Dr Porck

Happy Valentine's Day! We at The Angler have decided to share our love by giving you the new theme of the upcoming issue...
14/02/2020

Happy Valentine's Day! We at The Angler have decided to share our love by giving you the new theme of the upcoming issue: Transformation! We hope you love the theme as much as this chap behind the desk below :)

The new Angler arrives tomorrow, Thursday the 19th! Or today, depending on how you define your days - we 'appreciate' ("...
18/12/2019

The new Angler arrives tomorrow, Thursday the 19th! Or today, depending on how you define your days - we 'appreciate' ("padum tss") both methods here at The Angler ^^

Come and pick up your copy at the final monthly drinks of the year @ Café de Keyzer from 20:00 onwards :)

Sneak preview of the new edition:'Only when you understand the rules of a language,can you truly become creative with it...
10/12/2019

Sneak preview of the new edition:

'Only when you understand the rules of a language,
can you truly become creative with it. Hence, Fonteyn says she likes experimental and modernist
poetry stating that “good poets are also good linguists”.'

Curious to read more of our interview with Dr Fonteyn? Be sure to pick up the new Angler at the monthly drinks on December 19!

Cover reveal!We have entered the month of December - the last month of the year, as well as the month in which the new A...
01/12/2019

Cover reveal!

We have entered the month of December - the last month of the year, as well as the month in which the new Angler will arrive!

Until it does, feast your eyes on the new cover art - made by Daniëlle Bijl ^^

The answer to the riddle and the new theme of the Angler is: Appreciation (AKA T.Hanks) ^^Pass it on!
17/11/2019

The answer to the riddle and the new theme of the Angler is: Appreciation (AKA T.Hanks) ^^

Pass it on!

New theme alert!!Hope you have all enjoyed the latest issue of The Angler? Well let me tell you this: already we have a ...
13/11/2019

New theme alert!!

Hope you have all enjoyed the latest issue of The Angler?
Well let me tell you this: already we have a new theme, as can be seen in this meme!

What do you think the theme will be? Comment your answers below - the answer will be revealed Saturday :)

Whether you believe it or not, the new Angler comes out tonight!Come join us at the Albion Halloween Lecture at 19hrs in...
30/10/2019

Whether you believe it or not, the new Angler comes out tonight!
Come join us at the Albion Halloween Lecture at 19hrs in Lipsius 005 and pick up your copy!

- Sneak preview -The newest Angler has been printed! Curious to see more? Come pick up your copy at the Albion Haloween ...
24/10/2019

- Sneak preview -
The newest Angler has been printed! Curious to see more? Come pick up your copy at the Albion Haloween Lecture on the 30th! (Lipsius 005, 19:00)

"There is a fine line between being superstitious... And being paranoid" - Dr van LeeuwenI'm suspecting you might've gue...
17/10/2019

"There is a fine line between being superstitious... And being paranoid" - Dr van Leeuwen

I'm suspecting you might've guessed it already: the new Angler is all about superstition! Pick it up at the Albion Halloween Lecture on the 30th of October (time 19:00, place Lipsius 005), where you will be able to hear more of Dr van Leeuwen as he speaks about "Gothic Cars", as well as PhD student Sandra Mills's lecture "On Death and Dolls" :)

Until then, enjoy the reveal of the spooky new cover below!
(Cover art by Daniëlle Bijl)

We're feeling a bit lucky, because it is now less than a month until the new edition of the Angler arrives!
07/10/2019

We're feeling a bit lucky, because it is now less than a month until the new edition of the Angler arrives!

Meet the new Angler committee (2019-2020)! When does the new edition arrive? October the 16th. Topic? I dunno. Something...
22/09/2019

Meet the new Angler committee (2019-2020)! When does the new edition arrive? October the 16th. Topic? I dunno. Something with black cats and poltergeists...

The Angler's cover photo
22/09/2019

The Angler's cover photo

Earlier this year, a double rainbow could be seen over Rotterdam. Tonight, in Leiden, the rainbow will arrive on your br...
29/05/2019

Earlier this year, a double rainbow could be seen over Rotterdam. Tonight, in Leiden, the rainbow will arrive on your brand new Representation Anglers, which can be picked up for free at The Keyzer from 20:30 onwards!
Come get yours!

No, we're not 'Printing Out The Internet', but we can confirm The Angler #3 is being printed right now! Release date soo...
29/04/2019

No, we're not 'Printing Out The Internet', but we can confirm The Angler #3 is being printed right now! Release date soon to follow :)

An inspiring quote on representation to celebrate the upcoming release of The Angler #3!
25/04/2019

An inspiring quote on representation to celebrate the upcoming release of The Angler #3!

"The Angler #3: Representation": Coming Soon!
16/04/2019

"The Angler #3: Representation": Coming Soon!

The Angler is looking for new board members for the upcoming (school)year!Are you an (upcoming) student of English who l...
09/04/2019

The Angler is looking for new board members for the upcoming (school)year!

Are you an (upcoming) student of English who likes to write? Would you like to gain experience in writing for a magazine? Then we are looking for you!

The Angler is looking for people for the following positions:

- Chair/General Editor (voorzitter/hoofd editor)
- Secretary (secretaris)
- Questor (penningmeester)
- Designer
- General member(s) (writers)

While filling one of the first four positions, you are more than welcome to write as well!

If you are interested in one of the positions, or if you would like more info about them, send this page a message!

Freelancers Wanted!After having released a festive 2nd issue over the winter, the Angler team is already gearing up for ...
18/02/2019

Freelancers Wanted!

After having released a festive 2nd issue over the winter, the Angler team is already gearing up for issue number 3!
This time, it is all about LGBTQ+ and inclusion.
We invite you to write a short story of around a 1000 words and send it to us, so that we can publish our favourite story in the upcoming issue! It would be nice if our theme is incorporated in some way, but we do accept short stories that do not have elements of LGBTQ+ and/or inclusion in them.

Feeling inspired? Send your stories to [email protected] , and you might see yours in print!

04/11/2018
The Angler

Today's the final day before the deadline! Don't forget to submit your piece!

Whilst we're finalizing the details on promoting our first edition, the groundwork for edition two is being laid as we speak!

Here's where it gets interesting: YOU have a chance to write a piece for our second issue.

If you can come up with your own fake holiday and send us the name, traditions and customs of this holiday (how is it celebrated? will there be cake? who's invited? seriously, will there be cake?) in a private message via facebook or in a quick email to [email protected], it might be printed in the next issue, and there might even be a prize
involved!

You have until the fifth of November to wow us!

Good luck!

01/11/2018

Now happening in the Albion-room! Classic newsboy included! You won't want to miss this one!

25/10/2018

Whilst we're finalizing the details on promoting our first edition, the groundwork for edition two is being laid as we speak!

Here's where it gets interesting: YOU have a chance to write a piece for our second issue.

If you can come up with your own fake holiday and send us the name, traditions and customs of this holiday (how is it celebrated? will there be cake? who's invited? seriously, will there be cake?) in a private message via facebook or in a quick email to [email protected], it might be printed in the next issue, and there might even be a prize
involved!

You have until the fifth of November to wow us!

Good luck!

24/10/2018
First Edition: the Committee Reveal!

It's finally here y'all!
Yes, it's in full colour.
Yes, it smells GREAT.
Yes, you will be as excited as we are,
and YES! More details as to how to acquire your own copy will follow SOON!

15/10/2018

No monday blues for us!

Over the past weekend, a beautiful treasure chest containing this year's first edition of the brand new Angler arrived!

Stay tuned for honest reactions and info as to how to acquire your own copy!

We present to you: not only a brand new board but also a brand new logo 🎉 we hope you like it as much as we do!
04/09/2018

We present to you: not only a brand new board but also a brand new logo 🎉 we hope you like it as much as we do!

The Angler's cover photo
04/09/2018

The Angler's cover photo

04/09/2018

A good day for new beginnings... Today, all first years are introduced to University, their peers for the year and -for most- life as a student in general. In line with these changes, we've updated our logo! Get ready for the big reveal...

We'd like to introduce: the brand new Angler committee! We are all very excited to start the new academic year during wh...
11/08/2018

We'd like to introduce: the brand new Angler committee! We are all very excited to start the new academic year during which we'll publish our gorgeous Angler with some very exciting articles. While everyone was enjoying the beautiful weather we were already busy writing our articles, and dare we say: it all looks very promising :)

In the next few weeks we will be introducing our committee members and our writers so stay tuned!

Never forget: Engels is tof

31/05/2018
the-angler.org

Yep, it's here. Since things were a little special this year, you can drop me a message if you want a printed issue of the Angler. Viking raids, rebellion in film, English in Egypt and where is feminism going? You can read all of this and more here:

http://the-angler.org/archives/2017-2018/Issue1.pdf

16/05/2018
So. What. The. Heck. Happened. Since Birgitte's graduation ceremony, we seemed to have fallen off of the face of the pla...
16/05/2018

So.

What. The. Heck. Happened. Since Birgitte's graduation ceremony, we seemed to have fallen off of the face of the planet. A lot happened.......but the issue is finished, its theme is 'resistance is futile' and the people who have been waiting for their creative writing to be published.....your time is nigh. Stay tuned! 😁

Students with some time to spare next Monday: your help is needed! Please check your student mail account and contact Ir...
24/01/2018

Students with some time to spare next Monday: your help is needed! Please check your student mail account and contact Irene Kleiweg

26/11/2017
Vikings Historical Accuracy and Season 4 Predictions

Chill is in the air, and this Youtube video assesses the historical accuracies of Vikings. Since the fourth season has already aired there are no spoilers to be found. Apart from being a hint with regard to the first issue's theme, the video also serves as an appetiser for the fifth season, which is set to premier on November 29th. If you're not familiar with this great show, here's your chance to check it out! 😉

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBehjjt6V70

What better way to kick off 2016 than with a video on Vikings! And whilst this show may not be the most accurate, it is definitely my favorite. Over the cour...

It's been a bit quiet, but not calm. Our treasurer Birgitte (aka Smaug) was wearing a lovely dress past Monday....oh, an...
03/11/2017

It's been a bit quiet, but not calm. Our treasurer Birgitte (aka Smaug) was wearing a lovely dress past Monday....oh, and the diploma is nice too O:) Congratulations, Birgitte!

The articles are going through editing as we speak, so you'll be enjoying our first issue of the year very soon :)

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