At first, there was nothing… Nothing but dust and soil. However, as the years passed by and the deoxyribose acids evolved, peoples’ wisdom increased. As an antenna, AEGEE-Enschede started to grow and develop as an active link in the European Network.
It was around this time that two Gentlemen, who had been involved in AEGEE-Enschede from the very start, saw the threat of a brain-drain from our beloved region of Twente. There was hardly any transfer of the accumulated knowledge: As members left our city, their experience and knowledge left with them.
On a warm summer’s night, August 26th of 1991, John Robbert Nas and Geert Anne Marcus Haisma found themselves surrounded by blue fog of cigar smoke, mixed with the oh-so-delicious smell of Glenfiddich Single Malt. They discussed the process that was going on and decided it was time for them to DARE TO ACT.
It was on that night that the cornerstone of the first ever Fraternity of AEGEE-Enschede was laid: