• Have I made the right choice?

    I feel anxious whenever I encounter individuals who seem to have effortlessly discovered their life’s path without any major obstacles. All I can think is: “How have they managed to figure that out and why haven’t I?” I’m so jealous of everyone who already knew what they wanted to do in life when they were…

  • The Long-Awaited International Festival is Finally Here!

    Springtime has finally reached Lund, greeting us with longer and more enjoyable days. As if that wasn’t exciting enough, the International Committee is gearing up for their annual International Festival. You certainly don’t want to miss this cultural exchange. In a more globalized world, and not to mention the international setting as LUSEM increasingly is…

  • Understanding PFAS: The Invisible Threat

    Have you ever heard about the PFAS? Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are human-made chemicals not found naturally in the environment. While PFAS offers various practical applications, their pervasive presence and environmental persistence raise critical concerns. PFAS molecules, known for their durability, do not decompose, leading to their accumulation in the environment and nature.…

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Valborg in Lund 2024

    As a first-year student in Lund, I have been eagerly looking forward to the celebration of Valborg since receiving my letter of admission. For those of you who are about to experience their first Valborg in Sweden, the holiday is celebrated throughout the country on the 30th of April. However, as many cities settle for…

  • Is Procrastination Always A Bad Thing?

    Why do we sometimes struggle to begin assignments or studying for exams? In my own experience, it seems that taking that initial step to sit down and start can be much tougher than simply diving in without overthinking. As someone who values planning, I’ve noticed that the mental energy required to acknowledge a task often…

  • Who will be the next US president? All you need to know about the 2024 race

    This article contains personal opinions. The writer is responsible for any opinions expressed in the article. These opinions are not reflective of LundaEkonomerna, which maintains a politically neutral stance.   Americans will head to the polls in November 2024 to elect the next president. The person sitting in the White House’s Oval Office has a big…

  • Unlocking Creativity: An Inherent Gift or Cultivated Skill?

    As I was sitting and watching this year’s eee Boosted I was astonished at all the various teams competing with their brilliant startup ideas. Mesmerized by the creativity of those students, a subtle sense of unease or perhaps frustration crept over me. As I left the event, I couldn’t help but reflect “Why can’t I…

  • Insights From the eeeDays – Valued Qualities of the Modern Job-Candidate.

    During two hazy, rainy days towards the end of February, the 40th annual eeeDays unfolded at Holger Crafoord’s ekonomicentrum. LUSEM annually stands as a host of the largest career fair in the Nordic region, which this year eee-committee nailed with honors.  The premises were filled from opening to closing with bigshot exhibitors like H&M and…

  • Is my hometown a potential Blue Zone? And what are they?

    Something that has recently caught my interest are the five blue zones that exist around the world. Blue zones are geographic areas where people have lower rates of chronic diseases and a longer life expectancy. This new found interest started when I began watching a Netflix series called “Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue…

  • Meditation Mastery: Technique for a Balanced Mind and Life

    Do you often feel stressed, overwhelmed, and like your head is in the clouds? Do you sense that your prioritizations have fallen behind, and time is slipping away while you remain in the same place in life? Occasionally, we all experience fatigue and stress, but it doesn’t have to be a perpetual state. Numerous methods…