Marie Krebs


About Marie Krebs

Marie is an English student with an interest in anything to do with culture. When she's not writing, she likes to read, cook and dance (preferably not all three at the same time).


Interview with Florian Schönwiese: Joining Art and Business

Music and leadership are two things which, at first sight, have little to do with each other. However, upon closer inspection, we may find that they are not so different after all – at least that is what Florian Schönwiese, creator of “The Sound of Leadership” and a speaker at […]


Talk of the Week: World Peace with a Healthy Level of Cynicism

The Oxford English Dictionary defines peace as “freedom from civil unrest or disorder” and “public order and security”. Judging by this definition and the current global political climate, I think it is safe to say that we, as a society, are not particularly peaceful at the moment.  From riots breaking […]


Radicalization in the Age of Technology

On July 22nd, 2011, exactly nine years ago, Anders Behring Breivik disembarked a ferry on the island of Utøya, which is situated a little off the Norwegian coast near Oslo. He was wearing a home-made police uniform and had armed himself with two guns, one semi-automatic rifle and one Glock […]


Racism Is Not Very Punk

It seems that the alternative music scene cannot pause to take a breath at the moment. There have been allegations of sexual assault and child molestation made against former stars of the big-haired crossover between metal and electronic music. One of the huge names of the ‘emo’ scene of the […]


Creativity and Staying Sane in Isolation

The equation is simple: There are no more concerts, art exhibitions or theatre performances. Film premieres have been postponed, many filming schedules are currently being reshuffled, much to the dismay of those stuck at home trying to find new shows to binge-watch. Of course, that means that someone is suffering […]


Fighting Apathy in Times of COVID-19

Right now, it is a huge accomplishment to manage our daily routines – to put on our best pair of sweatpants, sit down in front of our computers and either go into home office or complete university courses. At least that is what the internet will have us believe. We […]


Celebrating Women

When we think about feminism, we tend to focus on the things we have no yet achieved We think of the gender pay gap, the pervasive nature of rape culture or the unfair treatment of women in the workplace. There are countless problems that fourth-wave feminism still needs to address. […]


Social Justice and the Power of Connotation 2

What is social justice? Well, most importantly, it is a term that has become rather controversial. So controversial, in fact, that when you search for it online, the first three pages of results are filled with definitions by different organisations. In the beginning, “social justice” referred mostly to an economic […]


Social Media and Perpetual Self-Improvement

Last week, I decided to go low-carb. It was an attempt to finally get ‘bikini-ready’ (even though it’s December). The experiment went swimmingly – for about three hours until I saw someone eating pasta, and my willpower crumbled like freshly ground parmesan cheese. My following crisis over how little resolve […]