The return of the coin entrepreneur
Eetu Hyppönen set up a successful company at the age of 17. His business idea was simple: he sold ordinary eurocoins to collectors. Hyppönen was celebrated as the frontman of a new generation of entrepreneurs. But things started to go wrong, and the company finally went bankrupt in December. Now Hyppönen is back in business.
Virtual life in bulletin boards
Bulletin boards in the Internet have become places for net users to meet like-minded people. In our feature, we interview four bulletin board users: one is a movie enthusiast seeking for likeminded amateurs for discussion and help. Another is a 21-year-old boy who hangs out in a bulletin board otherwise dominated by teenage girls. Why do these people use so much time in the net and what do they gain from it?
The voice of a generation
Paavo Westerberg is only 32, but he has achieved a lot. He became an actor at the age of seven. He had his fi rst child at the age of 16. And now, at 32, this scriptwriter, actor and director is for the fi rst time nominated for the national Jussi movie award for his screenplay for the movie Paha Maa. His play Ranta is currently running at the Korjaamo theatre.
The short history of bullying
Bullying in schools has been discussed a great deal in the media since the beginning of the 90s. Teachers have been trained to deal with the issue, and many projects have been launched – but bullying hasn’t been reduced.
Edited by Reeta Holma and Ylioppilaslehti staff.