Hello everyone, my name is Elke Gehoel, I am eighteen years old and the next half year I will be the new Secretary of the Ipso Facto Board. At this moment I am in my first year of Communication and Life Science. I was born and raised in a small village close to Eindhoven which means that I am also a huge fan of carnaval which I haven’t missed once these past eighteen years. In my free time I love to go horseriding, traveling to other countries or chill with my friends. Moving to Wageningen was a pretty big step for me since I had never lived all by myself. The transition became a lot easier thanks to my great roommates who will always dance with me while doing the dishes and my awesome friends, whom I can talk to anytime. I go to my hometown every weekend to go see my parents, boyfriend and friends, and to work in a restaurant. At the beginning of the year I really wanted to join one of the committees, so I became the treasurer of the Congrescie, which is a committee that will organize a study related congress on the 1st of June (be there!). You could say that I am satisfied with my choice of study although sometimes it lacks a bit of challenge for me, which is why I decided to apply for a function on the board. This way, I could have a little more impact on improvements for the study and the study association. I will try every week to write the most inspiring Weekly Newsletter you have ever seen and to really have a meaningful impact on the study association. I am really looking forward to the next half year!