Posted on: September 29, 2022 Posted by: Taskin Quagliani Comments: 0

OBOV Hosts Active Listening Workshop for UvA Students

OBOV Hosts Active Listening Workshop for UvA Students By Taskin Quagliani | Campus | September 29, 2022 Cover Illustration: Women talking to each other. Fauxels/Pexels Taskin Quagliani reports on the active listening workshops held by Our Bodies Our Voice at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in April, highlighting the importance of learning how best to support survivors of sexual assault or generally contribute to safe conversational spaces.  Three weeks into…

Posted on: September 27, 2022 Posted by: Anabella Villanueva Comments: 0

Utrecht’s Campaign Against Sexual Harassment

Utrecht’s Campaign Against Sexual Harassment By Anabella Villanueva | Magazine | September 27, 2022 Cover Illustration: Street Harassment. Anabella Villanueva/TheAmsterdammer Bella Villanueva discusses sexual harassment in the streets and the protest campaign in the city of Utrecht that brought up some interesting findings. She further explores other research conducted on the topic as well as the perception of the safety of women as well as the LGBTQ+ community. Sexual harassment can…

Posted on: September 26, 2022 Posted by: Isabella Nijm Comments: 0

#MeToo: Amsterdam Speaks Out Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

#MeToo: Amsterdam Speaks Out Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace By Isabella Nijm | Metro City | September 26, 2022 Cover Illustration: Woman with mouth taped. Musa Artful/Pexels Metro Reporter Isabella Nijm delves into the discussion of #MeToo in the context of the Netherlands and The Voice of Holland scandal. On January 29, 2022, hundreds of people gathered at Museumplein in the heart of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to participate in a demonstration…

Posted on: June 16, 2022 Posted by: Nike Hüttermann Comments: 0

Choosing the Rail Option – An Interview with a TraInstagrammer

Choosing the Rail Option – An Interview with a TraInstagrammer By Nike Hüttermann | International | June 16, 2022 Cover Illustration: A yellow train in between the hills. Martin Sanchez/Unsplash Amsterdammer staff member Nike Hüttermann interviews TraInstagrammer Milan Marcus and explains what the term means while delving into the environmental impacts of train travel as opposed to other means of transportation. “Over the last few years, I thought a lot about…

Posted on: June 10, 2022 Posted by: Céline Zahno Comments: 0

“We are really serious about changing the way education works” – Grading Strike at the UvA

“We are really serious about changing the way education works” – Grading Strike at the UvA By Céline Zahno | Campus | June 10, 2022 Cover Illustration: University of Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus. Frans Ruiter / Unsplash Campus reporter Céline Zahno gives a run-down of the ongoing grading strike at the UvA, detailing the complaints and demands of staff members on temporary contracts at the University and throughout the Netherlands. Update: This…

Posted on: May 31, 2022 Posted by: Michele Affinito Comments: 0

The Non-political Politics of Eurovision

The Non-political Politics of Eurovision By Michele Affinito | Magazine | May 31, 2022 Cover Illustration: Singer on a stage. Wendy Wei / Pexels Magazine Reporter Michele Affinito discusses what actually hides behind one of the important tenets of the Eurovision Song Contest, namely its non-political nature. The article thus looks into the politics of music, the “soft power” politics of the Eurovision and several examples pointing to non-political politics of…