Posted on: February 1, 2023 Posted by: Anna Illing and Katrina Sproge Comments: 0

The Future of Humanity in Afghanistan: A Conversation with Ex-Diplomat, Author and Journalist Robbert van Lanschot

The Future of Humanity in Afghanistan: A Conversation with Ex-Diplomat, Author and Journalist Robbert van Lanschot By Anna Illing and Katrina Sproge | International | February 1, 2023 Cover Illustration: Robbert van Lanschot. Simon Ordonez / The Amsterdammer  International reporters Anna Illing and Katrina Sproge sat down with ex-diplomat, author and journalist Robbert van Lanschot to discuss his experiences traveling through Afghanistan and his current project to provide financial support for girls’…

Posted on: January 30, 2023 Posted by: Julia Chruszcz Comments: 0

The 11th Edition of National Tulip Day

Photo Story: The 11th Edition of National Tulip Day By Julia Chruszcz | Metro City | January 30, 2023 In honor of National Tulip Day, the city of Amsterdam organizes an annual event on the third Saturday of January where 200,000 tulips fill Museumplein (previously held in Dam Square), free for locals to collect and celebrate the upcoming tulip season.  For the 11th edition, the theme was “Typical Dutch”. Dutch…

Posted on: January 25, 2023 Posted by: Embla Waage Comments: 0

Breaking Fads: The ‘Coolification’ of Drug Lords

Breaking Fads: The ‘Coolification’ of Drug Lords By Embla Waage | Magazine | Januay 26, 2023 Cover Illustration: Lines of cocaine. Colin Davis/Unsplash Magazine writer Embla Waage focuses on drug lords – who they are, what they have done and how the media portray them, whilst also drawing attention to the moral situation when talking about drug lords and drug dealers – why and should people praise them? In light…

Posted on: January 24, 2023 Posted by: Katrina Sproge Comments: 0

Shooting at UvA’s Partner University: What Will It Take For The US to Lose Its Dreamland Status?

Shooting at UvA’s Partner University: What Will It Take For The US to Lose Its Dreamland Status? By Katrina Sproge | Magazine | January 24, 2023 Cover Illustration: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, United States. Ryan Ledbetter / Unsplash Magazine writer Katrina Sproge discusses safety issues for students in the US, recollecting the shooting at the University of Virginia, as well as the murders of four students from the University of…

Posted on: January 23, 2023 Posted by: Taskin Quagliani Comments: 0

There’s No Place Like Home

There’s No Place Like Home By Taskin Quagliani  | Magazine | January 23, 2023 Cover Illustration: The Lebanese Sajeria. Simon Ordonez / The Amsterdammer Magazine reporter Taskin Quagliani offers insight into Amsterdam’s international eateries, providing the city’s international students with a taste of their home and alleviating feelings of homesickness. Imagine this: it’s 8:00p.m and your overnight flight to Amsterdam is nearly ready to board. In the excitement to start your…

Posted on: January 22, 2023 Posted by: Elitsa Kaleva Comments: 0

The Multifaceted Character of OT301 – An Interview with Ivo Schmetz

The Multifaceted Character of OT301 – An Interview with Ivo Schmetzrget By Elitsa Kaleva | Metro City | January 22, 2023 Cover Illustration: People dancing in a club while DJ is playing electronic music with lasers. Antoine J. / Unsplash Reporter Elitsa Kaleva engages in a conversation with Ivo Schmetz, one of the founders of OT301, a particular cultural collective reality.  OT301 – the non-profit organization within which public functions,…