by Veerle Fanoy
— AUC’s housemaster Gerrol Hoogvliets in an interview on his Aruban roots, spicy food, and poetry.
Born: September 23, 1961
Education: Facility management at the ISPW Sloterdijk
Previous jobs: Cook in the military, caretaker assistance, forklift truck driver, cook in his cafe
What is something you won’t miss about AUC?
You write poetry. How does it make you feel?
You enjoy eating spicy food. How do you feel afterwards?
What does Aruba have that the Netherlands does not?
What would you do if the roof was blown off the building?
What were you like as a student?
You have attended several editions of Winterformal. What is the best way to spend them?
Are you the coolest housemaster?
If you were the dean of AUC, what would be the first thing you would do?
How do you feel about the committee tables in the cafetaria?
What is the worst thing that students do?
What have AUC students taught you?