We are the 2021/2022 board of the philosophy study association Icarus! Our board is made up of the co-chairs, Marlies Janmaat and Jasmine Campbell, the trustee, Mya Thieme, and the secretary,Quinten Torre. We are very excited about being on the board this academic year and are passionate about ensuring Icarus stays a connected and fun community of philosophers. Even during this difficult period of time surrounding the pandemic we still hope to achieve this for our members. Our co-chair, Marlies, is in the second year of his philosophy bachelor at the VU. Marlies is from Alkmaar and lives at Uilenstede now. She loves to dance and sing, so keep an eye out for her at Icarus parties! Our co-chair, Jasmine, is in her third year of her philosophy bachelor at the VU. Jasmine lives with her cat (Pixie) and Mya in Amsterdam and works as a waitress. Our trustee, Mya, is also in her third year of her philosophy bachelor at the VU. Mya grew up in Ibiza and enjoys photography and mixing in her free time. Our secretary, Quinten, also studies philosophy at the VU. Quinten enjoys picnics, camping and all things in nature. For any questions or concerns for us about the board or Icarus in general please feel free to contacts us via: firstname.lastname@example.org
Budget- and policyplan
Dear Icari, the board of 2021-'22 is proud to present our budget- and policy plan of this academic year! If you have any questions or remarks, feel free to tell is.
Become a member!
Ph: But Socrates, why would one reach for the sun and become an Icari as well?
So: καλά αγαπητέ μου φίλ-
Ph: Socrates, English please...
So: Oh sorry Phaedrus. Joining Icarus is essential in your path for achieving true wisdom! Not only do you get meet new people and join great philosophy-events, you also get a discount on your study books so your membership will pay for itself!
Ph: Wow, that's great Socrates! So how do i join?
So: Well that’s easy. Just download this form, answer it truthfully and send it over to email@example.com. Then pay your yearly membership fee of 15,- euro to NL80 INGB 0004 3928 74 and you’re done!
Ph: Your wisdom is enlightening Socrates. I’ll join right now!
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The backbone of this community is the commitment of all its members to be respectful and caring towards each other. Although we all agree to these values, practicing them is not always easy.That is why we decided to institutionalise our values of support and respect more firmly and created the position of Safe Persons. These safe persons are Anastasia and Joris, two third year philosophy students and active members of Icarus. These are the people to whom you can go to solve quarrels and disagreements, and that help you when you don’t feel respected or even unsafe within the association. They are there to ensure Icarus stays a safe and welcoming space for all members. To contact the safe persons, mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org or text or call them. Feel free to also approach them at Icarus events or in the SR!
Code of Conduct
The Code of Conduct will broadly outline what Icarus considers to be unacceptable behavior and the values we hold regarding it, appropriate punishment and its procedures when a breach in the Code of Conduct has taken place, the functioning and powers of the Safe Persons and the Board in enacting the Code of Conduct.
We are the 2020/2021 board of the philosophy study association Icarus! Our board is made up of the president, Quinten Torre, the treasurer, Joris Schultz-Heienbrok, and the secretary, Jasmine Campbell. We are very excited about being on the board this academic year and are passionate about ensuring Icarus stays a connected and fun community of philosophers. Even during this difficult period of time surrounding the pandemic we still hope to achieve this for our members.
Our president, Quinten, is in the third year of his philosophy bachelor at the VU. Our treasurer, Joris, is in his second year of his philosophy bachelor at the VU. Joris is from Berlin and in his free time enjoys playing sports such as basketball and football. Our secretary, Jasmine, is also in her second year of her philosophy bachelor at the VU. Jasmine grew up in Maastricht in the Netherlands but has British parents. In her free time, Jasmine enjoys reading and drawing and cuddling her cat, Pixie.
For any questions or concerns for us our about the board or Icarus in general please feel free to contacts us at: email@example.com
Icarus owes a lot to our student-led committees besides the board. The committees that make up Icarus are the activity-committee (AcCie), the borrel-committee (BaCo), the travel-committee (ReisCi), the social-committee (SoCo), and finally the humanities-committee (the Gecco). All these people help create the Icarus you know, with lots of fun activities, borrels, philosophical discussions and great people and friendships!
- SoCo: Hi! We are the SoCo, the ‘social-committee’ of Icarus. We edit, write for and publish our newsletter, Hubris, and run our social media. The SoCo is made up of Robert, Anouk, Vik and Jasmine. If you would like to contribute towards Hubris or have any ideas or pictures for social media let us know by mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- AcCie: Hi! We are the light shining bright, the AcCie, the ‘Activities-committee’ of Icarus. Our duty compels us to organize a variety of events: movie nights, book clubs, lectures, beer pong and many others.
- ReisCie: Hi! We are the ReisCie, the travel-committee of Icarus. We organize fun and educational trips for the association. This year we will be going to the beautiful Rome and discover all its great places. We will also visit cities in the Netherlands and do tours there, pub crawls and scavenger hunts. We are excited to travel with you!
- BaCo: Hi! We are the BaCo, the borrel committee of Icarus. We are in charge of organizing the borrels and everything that surrounds them. Come by a borrel to see us in action :)
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